Stl11 Level 3 Supporting Teaching & Learning

.1 Summarise the policies and procedures of the setting relevant to promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour.

When promoting positive behaviour in schools there are policies and procedures that all staff need to be aware of. The main policy relating to behaviour will be the behaviour policy but other policies will also have an impact; for example the health and safety policies, adult protection policies and anti-bullying policies.

The policies and procedures within my setting relevant to promoting children’s and young people’s positive behaviour are:

- Behaviour policy
- Code of conduct
- Anti-Bullying

Behaviour policy:
A behaviour policy promotes positive behaviour through developing skills such as self-respect, self-esteem, empathy, negotiation and problem solving.

There are many ways staff can help students to develop these skills:
- Be a positive role model
- Show respect: always use good manners; listen to what students have to say; understand what they are saying; respect their different ideas, opinions and needs
- Praise students for good work, effort and achievement
- Stay calm when students behave inappropriately or show behaviours that challenge inclusion
- Set boundaries of what is good and bad

These are guidelines to all staff on how pupils behaviour should be managed. It is important that this policy is constantly being applied to ensure full safety of the pupils, this is why all staff MUST be familiar with this policy.

Code of conduct:
A set of guidelines for the pupils so they understand how they should behave and what is expected of them. It is important that the students are reminded of the code of conduct so that it becomes their routine and they fully understand it. It is essential that positive behaviour is always promoted, praised and used as students notice when adult’s behaviour is out of character, if positive and professional behaviour is continually used it is more likely that the pupils will...