KS5 Behaviour for Learning Policy

Students in the Sixth Form are considered to be young adults and are expected to set a model of good behaviour and a positive attitude to learning for students in younger years. The attached document ‘Expectations of a Year 12 student’ outlines the conduct required for every student.

Should a student be considered as underperforming or failing to meet the school’s expectations the referral procedure below will be invoked.

The structure of the referral procedure is as follows:

StageActions
1Failure to meet expectations in
class e.g. mobile phone out, home learning not carried out, work not handed in by the deadline.
Subject teacher to meet with student to reinforce expectations and make concerns clear.
Log concern as 1 on the register with note. Tutor
to be informed to enable discussion/ offer support.
2More than 2 occurrences of failure to meet expectations within a 2 week cycleLog concern as 1 on the register with note.
Subject teacher to meet with student to agree ‘Subject Action Plan’ copied to tutor and year
office.
Subject teacher to make phone call home.
3Persistent failure to meet expectations over 4 week periodLog concern as 0 on the register with blog and
alert Sixth form office.
Parents to attend meeting with tutor and HOD to
discuss the way forward and student contract
drawn up. This may include going on report or attendance report
4No improvement in student attitude to learningParents invited in to see Head of Sixth Form to
discuss whether the students should be asked to
leave the Sixth form and seek support to arrange
alternative educational provision.