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 Our school follows the Family links programme in order to have a consistent approach to developing positive relationships and positive behaviour management strategies. 

We thrive to create a culture with high expectations of behaviour which benefit both teachers and pupils, establishing calm, orderly, safe and supportive environments conducive to learning.


Westlands First School & Nursery believes that, in order to facilitate teaching and learning, acceptable behaviour must be demonstrated in all aspects of school life.

We are committed to:

  • Promoting desired behaviour in a positive way.
  • Promoting self-esteem, self-discipline, self-efficacy, proper regard for authority, and positive relationships based on mutual respect.
  • Ensuring equality and fair treatment for all.
  • Praising and rewarding good behaviour.
  • Challenging and disciplining bad behaviour.
  • Providing a safe environment, free from disruption, violence, discrimination, bullying and any form of harassment.
  • Encouraging positive relationships with parents/carers.
  • Developing relationships with our pupils to enable early intervention.
  • A shared approach which involves pupils in the implementation of the school’s policy and associated procedures.
  • Promoting a culture of praise and encouragement in which all pupils can achieve.