Paragraphs 18 to 22 of the Department for Education's (DfE's) latest guidance on behaviour in schools: advice for headteachers and school staff 2022, refers to a 'behaviour curriculum'. Bring your staff up to speed with all of the changes to the behaviour guidance for September 2022.
What is a behaviour curriculum?
Your behaviour curriculum should define what expected behaviour looks like in your school, rather than just list prohibited behaviours. It’s a way to teach pupils ‘how we do things around here’.
A behaviour curriculum should be centred around the teaching of routines and habits - these should be used to reinforce the behaviours expected of all pupils. This is likely to be similar to how you approach behaviour in your school already.
The guidance doesn't state that your behaviour curriculum needs to be a written document or published on your website.
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