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Tenambit Public School

Tenambit Public School

Respect, Responsibility and Excellence

Telephone02 4933 7196

Emailtenambit-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Student Welfare

Classroom Welfare

At Tenambit Public School we believe that:

  • Student Welfare is the responsibility of all members of the school community
  • High expectations, consistent standards and positive attitudes should always be encouraged
  • Desired behaviours should be modelled by all
  • All students have the right to learn and teachers have the right to teach
  • Programs should be motivating and cater for a variety of learning styles and abilities
  • Programs should enhance learning for all class members

Appropriate Behaviour

  • Striving to do quality work
  • Using appropriate language
  • Sharing equipment, area, time
  • Valuing individual differences
  • Helping others
  • Listening to peers
  • Following instructions
  • Regular attendance

Inappropriate Behaviour

  • Messy, rushed or incomplete work
  • Inappropriate language
  • Stealing / Vandalising equipment
  • Bullying, teasing, put downs
  • Fighting / intimidation
  • Calling out / Disrespect to others
  • Non compliance
  • Non school attendance

Inappropriate behaviour may incur  the following consequences, depending on severity, frequency and context.

Counselling

Discussing a better alternate behaviour and choice.

Time-out

  • The student is removed to a quiet area within the classroom – thinking chair

Buddy classroom Time-out

  • Child is sent to buddy classroom
  • Classroom incident form is filled out and given to supervisor.
  • Supervisor will then discuss incident with child and decide on appropriate consequence.

Student Support Program

Students are placed on a support card on a return to school from a school suspension. Their behaviour is monitored regularly throughout the day.

Playground Welfare

At Tenambit Public School we believe that:

  • Student Welfare is the responsibility of all members of the school community
  • High expectations, consistent standards and positive attitudes should always be encouraged
  • Desired behaviours should be modelled by all
  • All students and teachers have the right to feel safe.

Appropriate Behaviour

  • Being friendly
  • Staying in the right area
  • Using appropriate language
  • Sharing equipment, area and time
  • Valuing individual differences
  • Helping others in need

Inappropriate Behaviour

  • Fighting, intimidation of others
  • Out of bounds
  • Inappropriate language
  • Vandalising/monopolising, stealing equipment
  • Bullying, teasing, putdowns
  • Non compliance

    Inappropriate behaviour may incur in the following consequences, depending on severity, frequency and context.

    • Counselling - Discussing a better alternate behaviour and choice (name may be recorded on playground sheet)
    • Time-out in playground - The student is removed to a quiet area in the playground to minimise risk or harm and to think about a better behaviour (Name is recorded on playground sheet)
    • Playground incident report completed
    • Referral to school Thinking Room for further follow-up
    • Immediate removal from the playground - Child is removed from the playground by Executive Staff member for immediate counselling and follow-up as necessary
    • Committee Referral - Child is considered for suspension in accordance with Department of Education and Training policy