What is low level disruptive behaviour?

What is low level disruptive behaviour?

Low level disruption in schools is a category of behaviour in the classroom which hinders the learning of the pupil and other children in the classroom.

How do you deal with low level disruption?


  1. Ensure that all resources are prepared in advance.
  2. Praise the behaviour you want to see more of.
  3. Praise children doing the right thing more than criticising those who are doing the wrong thing (parallel praise).
  4. Differentiate.
  5. Stay calm.
  6. Have clear routines for transitions and for stopping the class.

What is high level disruption?

High level disruption is behaviour that is designed to undermine you as the teacher. Answering back, becoming confrontational, or physically threatening you or a pupil, or fighting in class are all examples. High level disruptive behaviour cannot be ignored and must be dealt with immediately.

What does Ofsted say about behaviour?

Good behaviour is a necessary condition for learning If we do not get managing behaviour right, we will not be able to provide children with the quality of education they deserve.

How do you address low-level behaviour?

10 ways to deal with low-level disruption in the classroom

  1. Adjust the volume. With loud classes, avoid raising your voice.
  2. Move around. Your presence is extremely powerful.
  3. Shut out negativity. Don’t allow negativity to enter your classroom.
  4. Be prepared.
  5. It’s your classroom.
  6. Keep calm.
  7. Don’t deviate from teaching.
  8. Be positive.

What are some examples of challenging behaviour?

Examples of challenging behaviour include: Withdrawn behaviours such as shyness, rocking, staring, anxiety, school phobia, truancy, social isolation or hand flapping. Disruptive behaviours such as being out-of-seat, calling out in class, tantrums, swearing, screaming or refusing to follow instructions.

What are the 3 I’s in early years?

intent, implementation, and impact
When it comes to Ofsted nursery ratings, consider the 3 I’s. Separately they are: intent, implementation, and impact.

What should a behaviour policy include?

Maintained schools and Academies’ behaviour policies should set out what the school will do in response to non-criminal bad behaviour and bullying which occurs off the school premises and which is witnessed by a staff member or reported to the school, including the punishments that will be imposed on pupils.

How do you deal with persistent disruptive behavior?

  1. Do not take it personally.
  2. Think quickly and act slowly.
  3. Have established rules and procedures.
  4. Condemn the behaviour and not the student.
  5. Act as you say you will.
  6. Avoid shouting and physical contact.
  7. Control your communication and body language.
  8. Act within school and departmental policy.

Is teachers allowed to shout at pupils?

If you’re asking if it’s ever acceptable for a teacher to shout then yes, of course it is. It is not acceptable for this shouting to be either constant or aggressive. Nor is it acceptable to shout in a child’s face. If you’re really worried then why not ask to help in school one day.

What powers do teachers have?

These powers include expert power, referent power, legitimate power, reward power, and coercive power. Through my observation, I have witnessed all of these powers within the classroom of my girlfriend’s second grade classroom. The first is expert power and from Hughes et al.

How do you control a rowdy classroom?

10 Ways to Control an Unruly Class

  1. Be the boss. Think of yourself as the commander in chief!
  2. Redirect Attention.
  3. Let the children call the shots…
  4. Give Incentives to Do Their Best.
  5. Keep an Eye Out.
  6. Establish Consequences for Misbehaving.