Personal development is a thread that runs throughout all practice at LaceyField. It is evident through learning walks, assemblies and pupil voice that pupils feel a sense of identity as a member of LaceyField and can articulately talk about the bee-haviours for learning and how they help them to succeed. The culture of personal development is characterised with the following;
The timetable and curriculum have been carefully designed to meet the needs of the community and ensure every child feels safe, loved and ready to learn.
The values (bee-haviours) of the academy are explicitly taught in a cyclical model through use of high quality texts.
Various pupil groups such as Happiness Ambassadors and Academy Parliament help to give pupils experiences of real life and responsibility in school
Nurture Breakfast at the start of every day for every child
A relational/ restorative approach to behaviour
SMSC overview which brings together PSHE, academy culture (the bee of the week) and high quality texts for assembly focus
Mindfulness and regulation breaks taken when staff feel it is appropriate dependent on their assessment of where the majority of their class fall within the ‘window of tolerance’
Bespoke provision for personal development is offered via our dedicated care team.