Conscious Discipline

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Conscious Discipline is an evidence-based, trauma-informed approach. It is recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), and received high ratings in 8 of 10 categories in a Harvard analysis of the nation’s top 25 social-emotional learning programs. The Harvard study’s authors say, “Conscious Discipline provides an array of behaviour management strategies and classroom structures that teachers can use to turn everyday situations into learning opportunities.”

Conscious Discipline encompasses these four components, which are scientifically and practically designed for success:

triangle.pngSafe Spaces at Boughton Heath

Safe spaces form part of our focus on wellbeing and give the children the opportunity to sit in the safe space when something is worrying or upsetting them. It gives them the opportunity to practice self regulation and calm down techniques as well as providing a chance for teachers to discuss what is troubling them in order to support them to feel better. See images at the bottom of this page.

Calm Down Techniques


Feelings Board


Parents Information Booklet

Our parents' booklet gives a brief overview of the principles of Conscious Discipline. See file below.

Parental Training

Attached below is the PowerPoint from the 3 weeks of parents training which was run by school staff. It covers all of the seven main areas of Conscious Discipline

Files to Download

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Principal | Jon Lenton

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SENDCO | Susan Gell