Broadmeadow CNS will endeavour to be a Restorative School. Restorative practice is based on the idea that the best way to help someone who has done wrong is to give them the opportunity to put things right.
At its most basic, restorative practices improve the quality of relationships we have. Using this approach can both avoid and minimise conflict, and help us to manage it better when it does arise. More specifically, restorative practices have been found to reduce school exclusions, improve staff sickness rates, reduce tensions in the workplace, and give people greater confidence in managing difficult situations.
Broadmeadow CNS has developed the Code of Positive Behaviour around the use of RP. Staff will use conversation and conferencing to deal with conflict. Conversations are framed using the following questions: