At Ridgeway, we are focused upon providing supportive interventions to ensure that each child has a positive school experience and achieves successful outcomes.
If a student has displayed ‘over and above’ positive behaviour in a lesson, they will be rewarded with either a reward point on the register, a good news postcard or a phone call home.
If a student displays negative or challenging behaviour in school they will receive a behaviour point. This will result in them remaining after school for ten minutes with their form tutor to discuss and resolve any incidents that have occurred that day.
The pastoral and senior leadership teams review all students’ achievement and behaviour points / incidents on a weekly basis and provide praise or support where necessary.
Parents are able to view their child’s achievement and behaviour daily via the SIMS Parent App.
The ‘Pivotal’ approach to behaviour management
Our staff have been trained in the Pivotal Education approach to behaviour management, which follows five distinct pillars to ensure consistency.
- Consistent and calm attitude to behaviour
- First attention to best conduct
- Relentless routines
- Script difficult behaviours
- Restorative follow-up
A staged approach
We have implemented a staged approach to behaviour management called a Pastoral Support Plan. This consists of five reporting stages. If a student displays distressed behaviour, we provide over twenty-five separate supportive interventions to enable them to flourish in our educational setting.
Once a child reaches stage three, they are placed on a home-school behaviour contract.