Parkland Infant School is a school which seeks to develop confident, independent, caring and enquiring individuals who are prepared to take a risk but fully understand how to keep themselves and those around them safe from harm. We will provide excellent learning opportunities for children to develop and celebrate exemplary behaviour and a thorough understanding of safety.
At Parkland Infant School we believe preparing the children to be upstanding members of the community is a vital part of their education.
Activities to promote Behaviour & Safety include:
- Golden Rules & Golden Time.
- Our School Reflection.
- Being recognised as a Rights Respecting School.
- Participation in a wide of range of different educational visits.
- Participation in National Anti-Bullying Week.
- Reading literature about behaviour such as ‘Willy the Wimp’.
- Lunchtime Helpers & Playground Buddies.
- Road and rail safety awareness sessions.
- Lollipop Crossing Monitors, with a focus on the green cross code.
- School Council meetings/surveys.
- Circle Time and PSHCE (Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education) lessons.
- The development of SMSC (Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural) throughout the school, including work on British Values.
- Close work with our PSCO (Police Schools Community Officer).
Behaviour development is shown by:
- Respect for themselves and each other (demonstrating good manners).
- A sense of enjoyment and fascination in learning about themselves and the world.
- An understanding of the Golden Rules.
- Incorporating Learning Powers in their behaviour.
- Willingness to reflect on their own experiences.
At Parkland Infant School we promote behaviour development through:
- Daily whole school assemblies and special themed assemblies.
- Class assemblies and plays.
- Ability to recognise the differences between right and wrong.
- School trips and visitors which promote outstanding behaviour.
- Creating class books and displays regarding rules, Learning Powers and behaviour.
- Celebrations of outstanding behaviour and excellent etiquette such as Star Awards (class behaviour, golden rule keepers and lunchtime behaviour).
- Peer and self-evaluation.
- Team games, sports events and extra-curricular clubs to promote collaboration.
- Understanding of the consequences of their actions.
- Planned investigations and developing reasoned views about moral and ethical issues.
- Class debates.
Safety development is shown by:
- Knowledge of the golden rules and why we have them.
- An understanding of e-safety.
- Exemplary behaviour around the school and outside of school.
At Parkland Infant School we promote safety development through:
- Planned SEAL and PSHE programmes.
- Discussing safe behaviour.
- Promoting making good choices.
- Rights and Responsibilities and class charters.
- Assemblies with safety themes such as road and rail safety, stranger danger.
- Circle time.
- E-safety assemblies and meetings for parents to promote safe internet use at home.
- School council safety survey and pupil voice.
- Caring for others including our school animals and understanding their welfare needs.
- Participation in Anti-bullying week.
- Visits and visitors e.g. Our Police Liaison Officer.