At Godshill Primary School, through our four values, we aim to create a positive, inclusive, stimulating and accessible environment in which everyone feels valued, happy and can strive to become successful learners.
We aim to provide an environment in which our children are secure and confident, irrespective of gender, ability, ethnicity, social, cultural or religious background.
Good behaviour creates a better climate for learning. By reinforcing positive behaviour and discouraging inappropriate behaviour, we aim to foster in each child the ability to:
• determine right from wrong
• grow in independent thought and judgement
• take responsibility for their own actions and develop resilience
• become positive, responsible and independent members of the community
We aim to
• create a community where all its members feel valued and respected and where the building of positive relationships is paramount
• teach, through the school curriculum, values and attitudes as well as knowledge and skills, in order to promote responsible behaviour, self-discipline and respect for self, others, property and the world around us
• treat all children fairly and apply this policy in a consistent way encouraging respect towards others and the school environment at all times
• provide an agreed strategy for managing behaviour based upon respect for the needs of all
• encourage high expectations and a sense of self-worth, respect and tolerance all in line with British values
• ensure all involved know and understand the reason for school and class rules
• ensure children understand that all behaviours have consequences and impact on others
• help children grow, live and work in a safe, happy and secure environment
Godshill Primary School Expectations
At Godshill Primary School, we encourage the use of positive praise and rewards. We also have sanctions for those who do not adhere to the school expectations.
Each class has its own class rules, which reflect the expectations, values and key stage. These are devised and agreed by both the children and staff in the class at the beginning of every year, and reviewed and discussed throughout the year within PSHE lessons.
The rules are displayed in the classroom and are followed at all times.
Guidance for staff
Positive reinforcement by an adult role model is the most effective way to promote good behaviour. Staff praise children who behave in a polite, helpful, considerate and sensible manner and who strive to do their best. It is the responsibility of the class teacher to ensure that their class behaves in an appropriate manner at all times. If a child displays inappropriate behaviour it is expected that the teacher and learning support assistant will deal with the situation following the school's behaviour policy.
The school welcomes early contact if parents have concerns about their child's behaviour or the behaviour of others towards their child. When parents and school work together there is a more positive impact on the discipline and behaviour of our children.
Parents can help in the following ways:
• by supporting the school's expectations to ensure all children behave in a responsible, courteous and respectful manner at all times
• by ensuring that children arrive punctually for the start of the school day
• by ensuring regular attendance at school and avoiding unnecessary pupil absence
• by adhering to the Home/School Agreement, which details the agreed responsibilities of parents, pupils and teachers
• by talking to the class teacher if there is a problem
- Governors Minutes 18.10.23 – Thursday, 16 November 2023
- Governors Minutes 12.07.23 – Thursday, 19 October 2023
- List of Governors October 2023 – Thursday, 19 October 2023
- Register of Business Interests 2023-2024 – Thursday, 19 October 2023
- Governors Terms of Reference 2023-2024 – Thursday, 19 October 2023
- List of Governors July 2023 – Thursday, 13 July 2023
- Governors Minutes 19.04.23 – Thursday, 13 July 2023
- Governors Attendance 2022-2023 – Wednesday, 12 July 2023
- Governors Minutes 24.05.23 – Wednesday, 12 July 2023
- Governors Minutes 08.02.2023 – Thursday, 20 April 2023
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- Accessibility Plan (Statutory)
- Addendum to the Child Protection Policy COVID-19 (Statutory)
- Admissions Policy 2024 (Statutory)
- Adverse Work Policy LA (Statutory)
- Alcohol & Substance Misuse Policy LA (Statutory)
- Anti Bullying Policy (Statutory)
- Attendance Management Policy (Statutory)
- Attendance Policy (Godshill) (Statutory)
- Behaviour Policy with Restraint (Statutory)
- Charging & Remissions Policy (including debt recovery) (Statutory)
Godshill Primary School takes seriously its responsibility to safeguard and promote children's welfare, and to work together with other agencies to ensure robust arrangements are made within school to identify, assess, and support those children who may be at risk.
For further information please see the oher sections on our Safeguarding page; this also contains contact details on Safeguarding Leads and the Local Authority Designated Officer.
Should you have a concern about a child or adult, please do not hesitate to contact us.