List all the policies and procedures of your setting that relate to promoting positive behaviour.
The one main document in place is the ‘Behaviour Policy” within this document it is clearly set out what is expected of the children and also staff. The document highlights on discipline stating school/ playground rules and classroom rules. Alongside discipline there is a rewards system in place praising good behaviour and successes I have included the policy and highlighted the areas of reward and praise.
Look at the policies and procedures you have listed and evaluate how they support children and young people to: feel safe, make a positive contribution, develop social and emotional skills and understand expectations and limits.
The policy in place highlights the effects of positive behaviour on the children, therefore if they behave accordingly and follow the rules it is not only beneficial for their safety it is also beneficial in the rewards system. Following rules and instructions ensures everybody remains safe and prevents any potential incidents. Children are able to make a positive contribution to the school and their class by earning rewards such as marbles into a class rewards system or house points for their house contributing as a team effort .Through team sports and activities social skills can develop significantly and through use of praise and discipline emotional skills are learnt in a way of how to handle different situations for example the first time a child is verbally warned they may feel upset and not really understand the reasons for punishment, this comes through learning and understanding what is expected of them and learning their own limits.
Write an explanation of why it is important for staff to follow the policies and procedures and the benefits of staff being consistent and fair.
It is important that all staff follow policies and procedures to ensure the children are not getting confused or mixed messages;...