‘The purpose of education is to produce not just good learners, but also good people’ (Hardin, 2008)
At Dulverton Primary School, our vision is to develop the whole child to ensure that every child can be ‘the best version of themselves’. We want to create an environment where exemplary behaviour allows children to learn productively, both emotionally and educationally, in all areas of the curriculum.
We are committed to creating this environment by having high expectations of personal conduct, both from the adults and the children. We achieve this by ensuring that everyone understands the stages and consequences in our traffic light behaviour system (see link attached). We also follow a restorative justice approach which is based on four key features:
RESPECT: for everyone by listening to other opinions and learning to value them
RESPONSIBILITY: taking responsibility for your own actions
REPAIR: developing the skills within our school community so that our children have the necessary skills to identify solutions that repair harm and ensure behaviours are not repeated
REINTEGRATION: working through a structured, supportive process that aims to solve the problem