Aspire Positive Behaviour

Aspire Academy is committed to removing barriers to learning by providing an environment in which every student can safely access all the learning opportunities provided by the Academy and in which effective teaching and learning can take place.

Aspire Academy is also committed to improving opportunity in and for the wider community by encouraging students to develop the skills and behaviour that will allow them to take a positive, pro-active role outside as well as in school.

The positive behaviour policy is rooted in the Christian principles of forgiveness linked to agreed changes of behaviour, with students given the opportunity at all times to make positive choices and repair damaged relationships. Achievement and subject-based teams of staff will systematically reflect on barriers to learning and will take responsibility for developing innovative ways of better matching learning arrangements to students’ individual needs. However, students who persistently refuse to abide by the agreed standards of expected behaviour will be subject to procedures detailed in the relevant Academy policies which will include fixed term and, in exceptional circumstances, permanent exclusion from the Academy.

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