Strategies for Promoting Positive Behaviour According with the Policies and Procedures of the Setting
UNDERSTAND POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR PRMOTING CHILDEN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S BEHAVIOR
1.1 SUMMARISE THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES OF THE SETTING RELEVANT TO PROMOTING CHILDREN AND PEOPLE’S POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR
When managing pupil’s behavior, all staff will need to be aware of school policies.
The majority of children/young people do not present challenging behavior, and they attend a range of educational settings in environments which are conducive to learning appropriate behaviors. It is essential to ensure that behavior which does not meet school/setting’s expectations, is responded to through management strategies that do not rely upon any form of physical or abusive …show more content…
• To be lawful, confiscation must be a reasonable sanction in the circumstances of the particular case. • Decisions about retention and disposal of confiscated property must also be reasonable in the circumstances of the particular case. • The Education and Inspections Act 2006 includes a specific statutory defense for school staff that has reasonably confiscated pupils’ property.
What the law now provides
Section 91 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 introduces, for the first time, a statutory power for teachers and certain other school staff to discipline pupils.
The power covers those issues on which schools are most likely to face any legal challenges, as regards their disciplinary authority…in particular; the Act specifies a power for teachers and certain other school staff to enforce disciplinary penalties. The penalty could be for failing to follow a school rule, an instruction given by a member of staff of the school, or for any other reason that causes the pupil’s behavior to fall below the standard which could reasonably be expected.
Second, the Act provides a member of staff with a specific statutory defense if he or she proves that the seizure, retention or disposal was lawful. Unauthorized seizure, retention or disposal of a pupil’s