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Learning Behaviour Principles and Practice - What Works in Schools

This report aimed to identify practical examples of good practice that promote good behaviour and that can be adopted by all schools. The authors identified aspects of practice that create the right conditions for good behaviour to be learnt. The authors further comment that whilst school staff work hard to support...

School Detention: Managing Poor Behaviour - Case Study

This document from the Department of Education looks at how St Gregory's Catholic Science College uses weekend detentions to deter behaviour. The resource explores the Saturday detentions and the visibility of senior staff, as part of the managing behaviour and bullying in schools case studies.

Supporting Children with Challenging Behaviour Through a Nurture Group Approach

The aim of this survey was to analyse the elements of successful nurture group provision and the difference that nurture groups make to the outcomes for students. Nurture groups are small, structured teaching groups for students showing signs of behavioural, social or emotional difficulties, particularly those who...

Reducing Exclusions of Black Pupils from Secondary Schools: Examples of Good Practice

Her Majesty’s Inspectors visited nine schools and one pupil referral unit that had been judged outstanding for behaviour in their most recent Ofsted inspection to find out about their behaviour policies and to discuss exclusion. The evidence gathered from these visits is presented in this report as good practice...

Identifying Bullying in Schools - Case Study

This managing bullying in schools document from the Department of Education looks at how Saint Benedict Academy identifies bullying through anonymous email reports. The resource explores the school's 'Hero' email system to identify bullying and other strategies that raise awareness of bullying, as part of the...

The use of P-scales in science

This article, by L. Chapman, published in June 2002,  presents a small-scale case study of science assessment for students with special educational needs. The discussion is based on the appropriateness of the assessments as a means of monitoring achievement and in setting targets. It is argued that National...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 18 - Improving the Climate for Learning

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use to improve the climate for learning. The techniques suggested are tried and tested; they draw on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers.

Contents include:

*Classroom routines
*Beginnings...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 20 - Classroom Management

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use to manage their classrooms, drawing on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers.

The guide enables teachers to build their repertoire step by step, starting with strategies that are easy to implement and moving on to...

Improving Teacher Training for Behaviour

This resource sets out the knowledge, skills and understanding that trainee teachers will need in order to be able to manage their students’ behaviour. Effective teacher training incorporates activities and teaching that leads to these outcomes and prepares trainees to manage behaviour confidently and with...

Personalised Learning - A Practical Guide

This document was designed to help school leaders and teachers explore key aspects of personalised teaching and learning and to consider their priorities for further development. For each aspect, there is a section on “How to do this well”, and the guidance was firmly based on practice consistently demonstrated in...

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