Promoting Positive Behaviour at The Priory School
At the Priory, we have high expectations of behaviour in relation to all of the members of our school community. Our behaviour policy adopts a positive approach to good behaviour choices, the positive language of behaviour as well as the nurturing aspects of behaviour. We believe that all behaviour communicates a need and as a result our children are supported and dealt with on an individual basis when it comes to supporting them with their behaviour choices – be they ‘good’ or ‘challenging.’
As we enter the Summer term, as a staff, we have decided to reinforce and promote the core aims of our Code of Conduct for behaviour and we have been talking to and working with the children across the school this week to revisit, discuss and reinforce the expectations for behaviour throughout our daily lives at school.
New poster displays have been created to share with the children and these will be displayed in classrooms as well as the wider areas across the school. All adults in the school will be looking to both model and celebrate good examples of the code being followed and ‘lived-by’ in our children’s interactions with each other, staff and visitors.
Please help us to reinforce, embed and encourage the importance of our codes with your children at home, so that we are all working together to ensure that The Priory continues to be a happy, safe, welcoming and positive environment, in which everyone thrives.
New House Playtime Reward
As a new motivational and rewarding outcome of ‘good’ choices, we are going to introduce a new House based reward. During our Monday morning assemblies, the House Captains announce the house point totals for the preceding week. As a staff, we have decided that we would like to reward the weekly progress and achievement of house point to the House that has worked towards gaining the most points in a week. The successful House will be rewarded with a ‘House playtime’ on the adventure trail during the Summer months, so that as a team they can play, socialse and celebrate their success.