TDA 2.9: Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
Supporting Teaching and Learning - Cache Level 2 Certificate |
1. Know the policies and procedures of the setting for promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour.
2.1. Describe the policies and procedures of the setting relevant to promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour.
It is important that all staff are aware of the school’s behaviour policies and implement them consistently. At Kingslea School where I work we have a school Code of Behaviour. Please see appendix 1 attached for a copy of this policy.
Briefly, Kingslea’s code of behaviour is intended to
* Emphasise the positive
* Create conditions for a caring orderly community
* Help children learn to take responsibility of the own actions
* Help children develop the ability to cooperate with others
* Help children develop tolerance and understanding of the needs and opinions of others and
* Help children develop a greater sense of personal responsibility by giving them responsibilities in a number of ways at school.
Within this code of behaviour there is an agreed system of rewards to help promote positive behaviour. These are:
House points: Given when children have done something of note, either for good work or good behaviour. I have used house points for children for example children getting 10/10 first time in their times tables test and for encouraging good behaviour when working with small groups.
Star Pupil: This is awarded each fortnight when each teacher selects a pupil who has made a special effort during this period, this can be for academic, behavioural or physical effort.
Showing work: When a child has produced a piece of especially good work they are sent to the head teacher or deputy head teacher to show them. They are rewarded with a special smiley sticker.
Head teacher award: This is for children who always seem to work or behave in an...