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Wellbeing and Duty of Care

PROMOTING GOOD BEHAVIOUR

At Paxton Academy, it is a primary aim that every member of the school

community feels valued and respected, and that each person is treated fairly

and well. We are a caring community, whose values are built on mutual trust

and respect for all. Our school behaviour policy is therefore designed to

support the way in which all members of the school can live and work together

in a supportive way. It aims to promote an environment where everyone feels

happy, safe and secure.

We have a number of school rules, but the primary aim of our behaviour

policy is not a system to enforce rules. It is a means of promoting good

relationships, so that people can work together with the common purpose of

helping everyone to learn. This policy supports the community at Paxton

Academy in aiming to allow everyone to work together in an effective and

considerate way.

At Paxton Academy, we expect every member of the school community to

behave in a considerate way towards others.

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CHALLENGING BULLYING: A VALUES BASED ETHOS

Everyone at Paxton Academy has the right to feel welcome, secure and

happy. Bullying of any sort prevents this from happening and our Anti-bullying

policy contains guidelines to support this ethos.

Where bullying exists, the victims must feel confident to activate the anti-

bullying systems within the academy to end the bullying. It is our aim to

challenge attitudes about bullying behaviour, increase understanding for

bullied pupils and help build an anti-bullying and value based ethos in the

We aim to promote a safe, secure and enjoyable learning environment for all

children to achieve their full potential.

• To establish a bully free school through a valued based school

• To raise awareness of the nature and impact of bullying

• To raise awareness of what systems are in place to deal with bullying

• To promote a consistent and coherent approach towards identifying,

challenging and responding to bullying

• To promote the emotional resilience of children to recognise and deal more

effectively with bullying in all settings

• To encourage all settings to promote a culture of openness to deal more

effectively with bullying

• To promote the understanding that the management of bullying is the

responsibility of us all