Statement of behaviour principles
Every pupil understands they have the right to feel safe, valued and respected, and learn free from the disruption of others
All pupils, staff and visitors are free from any form of discrimination
All pupils, staff and visitors consistently apply the school rules (be ready, be safe and be respectful).
St. David’s behaviour principles are rooted in Christian values, such as love, compassion and forgiveness.
At St David’s we believe that high standards of behaviour lie at the heart of a successful school.
Staff and volunteers set an excellent example to pupils at all times
Rewards, sanctions and reasonable force are used consistently by staff, in line with the behaviour policy
The behaviour policy is understood by pupils and staff
The exclusions policy explains that exclusions will only be used as a last resort, and outlines the processes involved in permanent and fixed-term exclusions
Pupils are helped to take responsibility for their actions
Families are involved in behaviour incidents to foster good relationships between the school and pupils’ home life
The governing board also emphasises that violence or threatening behaviour will not be tolerated in any circumstances.