The Federation of St George's RC Primary School with Our Lady & St Peter RC Primary School

Our Lady and Saint Peter RC Primary School

Children at the Centre ~ Jesus at the Heart

Saint George’s RC Primary School

We Love, Live, Learn in the Light of Christ

Overdale, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 3RE

01723 583535

St George's Catholic Primary Academy

We Love, Live, Learn in the Light of Christ

Behaviour Policy

At St George's  we love, learn and live in the light of Christ (St George’s Mission Statement)


By this policy we aim to promote:

  • a community in which each person is valued as an individual
  • a school which recognises effort and achievement
  • an environment conducive to effective learning
  • self-discipline
  • self-motivation
  • responsibility for our own actions


Appropriate and acceptable standards of behaviour will foster:

  • comfort, safety and security
  • happiness and contentment
  • progress and learning
  • suitable patterns of conduct for future life


Code of Conduct

Our school is a community where we wish to work and play in a safe, happy and friendly atmosphere. The promotion of good behaviour will be based on high expectations and clear behavioural requirements and will incorporate:


REWARDS - which will be appropriate, varied and open to all children.


SANCTIONS - which will be appropriate, fair, consistent, minimal and progressive.



Talk to each child.

Give regular praise for effort and achievement.

Share work  - with others in the class.

- with other teachers and classes.

- in Assembly.

- with Parents.

Written praise.

Friday Golden Playtime

House points/Certificates

Informing parents




We follow a step-by-step approach to loss of playtime privileges via the ‘Traffic Light’ behaviour charts in the classroom with an end of week Reward of a ‘Golden Playtime’ for those children who achieve ‘all green’.


More serious incidents are recorded in the Behaviour Log:


Sanctions for more serious incidents:


Sent or taken to the Headteacher for verbal caution.


Break-time detentions -

silently outside the Headteacher’s office or with a suitable task.



Inform parents verbally

Inform parents in writing

Request interview with parents in school

Daily/Weekly report

Outside agencies help


- short fixed


- longer fixed


- permanent


We will always try our very best.


Everyone will:

  • act with courtesy and consideration for other people
  • respect other people’s property
  • care for the school, equipment and environment
  • move quietly around the school
  • remember when out of school, the school’s good name and reputation depend on good behaviour.


We value the support of parents in its implementation.