Behaviours for LearningBehaviours for LearningTo learn effectively and for others in the class to learn, we need to ensure that pupils’ behaviours are appropriate in school and we consistently model the excellent behaviours within and around the school that we want to see. We have a range of rewards and incentives to support pupils to believe in their abilities and know that they are cared for, respected and their attainments celebrated. All children like rewards and our range of strategies encourage participation, attainment and enjoyment of learning.We are working with children with very complex learning and behavioural needs. We vary strategies for each child, depending on our knowledge and experience. We know that some pupils’ behaviours (negative and positive) are systematic of their learning difficulties and disabilities. We also know when kids are being kids and trying it on!We track our pupils’ behaviour patterns. Every child is different – each has their own likes and dislikes and together with their complexity of learning difficulties, can create difficulties for some children. We track behaviours to identify triggers and patterns, so that we can put in place preventative measures and ensure the pupils are supported in working with their anxieties, frustrations and sensitivities. It also serves as a means of identifying holistic developmental improvements.We strongly believe that pupils achievements are strengthened when parents and school work closely together. The school has a Home School agreement which parents are asked to endorse when their child joins the school. Pupils are also made aware of their responsibilities. We have high expectations of behaviour and may carry out risk assessment and formulate an individual behaviour plan for pupils who may experience difficulty in managing their behaviour. A pastoral support programme is set up with a pupil and his/her parents or carers if he/she is at risk of exclusion. There is a comprehensive policy on behaviour, which identifies the ways in which behaviour is managed. This is available to view here.Occasionally a pupil may receive a fixed term exclusion if there is a serious incident, a serious breach of school rules or persistent disruptive behaviour. The Headteacher has the right to permanently exclude a pupil where their behaviour is having a seriously adverse impact on the other pupils. Parents have the right of appeal for any exclusion. A guidance booklet is published by HCC Children’s Services.