Behaviour policy (statutory)
- Maintained Schools
- Free Schools
- Pupil Referral Units
- Independent Schools
- Non-Maintained Special Schools
The headteacher must decide the standard of behaviour of pupils and set out measures in the behaviour policy. These take account of any guidance or notification provided by the governing board.
The headteacher must publicise the school behaviour policy, in writing, to staff, parents and pupils at least once a year.
Strategies to safeguard against cyberbullying may be included in the Child Protection Policy or Behaviour Policy, or both.
Headteacher free to determine (recommended - at least every 3 years)
Education and Inspection Act 2006: Section 89.
The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012
Academies, Free Schools and Independent Schools – Independent School Standards Regulations (Schedule 1 part 3 paragraph 9).
It is a requirement to publish this information on the School’s website.