Restorative Practice vs Justice

When we hear the term “Restorative Justice” we often think of a formal conference to address harm done that is serious enough to involve the justice system. Whilst this is where restorative justice originated and developed, educational institutions have been using it effectively for a number of years to resolve conflicts between both small andContinue reading “Restorative Practice vs Justice”

We are all pastoral leaders

When leading pastoral care in a school you need to allow all those working with children to explore and develop their own practice, much like you would do for teaching and learning. We are all professionals and responsible for the pastoral care for those we work with, and nobody likes being told they have toContinue reading “We are all pastoral leaders”

Don’t get bogged down by behaviour

This post is aimed at all working in education. Whether you are a classroom teacher, a teaching assistant or a Head of Year, as soon as you move your focus away from behaviour, and prioritise the progress and wellbeing of the children, you will find that all aspects of the learning will improve, including behaviour.Continue reading “Don’t get bogged down by behaviour”