The School Ethos and Value
The school aims to create a caring atmosphere. We expect pupils to display qualities of care, courtesy, respect for self and others, and respect for property. Pupils are encouraged to think about both their words and actions. To this end all classes have a behaviour policy where they set their own rules and agree to abide by them. Classroom behaviour policies reflect the general rules and a system of appropriate rewards and sanctions is in place.
Pupils who behave in a positive manner are rewarded through our “merit” scheme. The Headteacher will willingly discuss this policy with any interested parents. The school closely monitors all pupil behaviour. Parents of children who persistently misbehave are informed and are invited to discuss their child’s difficulties with the class teacher and the Headteacher.
We attempt to combine high expectations with a sympathetic approach. Sometimes, however, specific problems do occur and we prefer to involve parents at an early stage rather than leave it until later and we hope you, as parents, will do the same. A new baby in the family, a sudden death, or other domestic occurrence can often cause your child to behave differently at school. Similarly, anxiety over school work or a “fall out” with a school friend can bring you problems at home. So please do communicate with us and we shall endeavour to reciprocate in order to offer your child positive solutions to problems whether at home or in school.