There are 5 simple rules at St Thomas’s

Pupils are encouraged to:

  • Arrive on time and settle down quickly.
  • Listen to and follow instructions.
  • Respect other people and their property.


Avoid ‘put downs’ and refrain from negative comments aimed at other people.

Keep hands, feet and objects to themselves.

  • Speak to each other politely and respectfully.
  • Make a positive contribution to lessons.


  • Verbal warning
  • Loss of break time
  • Loss of enrichment activities
  • Parental/Carers contacted
  • After school detention
  • Meetings with parents and others involved in care of pupil
  • Change of teaching group
  • Taught in isolation from other pupils
  • Personalised curriculum which could include educated off site
  • Fixed period exclusions

Restorative approaches will be encouraged following any conflict.