Unit 209: Support Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour. Assignment 1: Supporting Positive Behaviour.

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Unit 209: Support children and young people’s positive behaviour.
Assignment 1: Supporting positive behaviour.

Assessment criteria: 1.2, 2.1,3.2

This assignment will look at supporting positive behaviour. I will begin by looking at why consistency is important when dealing with behaviour and applying boundaries and rules. I will include some examples of these rules and boundaries in accordance with school policy and procedure
I will also detail the benefits of rewarding positive behaviour. I will finish by giving examples of the types of behaviour that should be referred on to others.

Children need to have boundaries and rules, regarding behaviour, which are clear and easy for them to understand. They need to see adults
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All staff should follow these steps to ensure that behaviours from different pupils are treated in the same way. Mixed messages would be sent if one pupil repeatedly received verbal warnings for their behaviour, and then another pupil automatically received time taken off their break time for one instance of the same behaviour.
Also, some forms of inappropriate behaviour should automatically result in pupils being sent directly to see the Head Teacher, such as pupils physically fighting with one another. Again, if some staff were not consistent in applying this consequence to this type of behaviour then this will cause confusion between both pupils and staff.

Positive behaviour can be encouraged and rewarded in a number of ways. You can simply give a pupil some individual time, attention and support or some verbal praise. It can be rewarded through house points or merit marks, certificates of praise given in celebration assemblies, stickers or even Head Teachers awards. All of these methods used to encourage and reward positive behaviour can help to boost children’s confidence and self-esteem.
If a child sees that their positive behaviour, whatever it may be, has been recognised, this helps to encourage them to continue to work hard, and to follow school rules.
This can be particularly helpful with children who are often being reprimanded for certain behaviours in school. If they do something positive it is important that this behaviour is

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