- To provide a structure for positive behaviour management within sticky fish pre-school
- To provide flexibility in the responses of staff to children’s behaviour
- To provide a supportive framework for children and staff to manage behavioural issues
- To provide support to parents and carers regarding the management of their children’s behaviour
Inappropriate behaviour refers to non-negotiable actions and may include discriminatory remarks, harm to self or others, bullying or destruction of equipment.
It is important to consider the reasons why children might present certain types of behaviour, boredom, feeling unsettled or unhappy, not feeling listened to, an un-stimulating play setting, and medical reasons for example.
We regard rough and tumble play and play that has aggressive themes, such as superhero and weapon play, as normal for young children and acceptable within limits. Staff will judge if such play becomes hurtful or inconsiderate and will then deal with it by using the procedures outlined for dealing with inappropriate behaviour.