St Kevin’s has adopted ‘Restorative Practices’ as the basis for our student wellbeing/discipline approach.
Restorative Practices are about relationships between people who make up the community. Restorative Practices in the school setting views inappropriate behaviour not as school rule breaking but instead as harm to relationships within the school community. Restorative Practices are embedded within all levels of relationships across the school – that is a Whole School Approach. It is about teaching and modelling ways in which young people can be effective citizens. It is a way to achieve positive outcomes for students, teachers, caregivers and the school community.
Restorative Practices Principles:
At St Kevin’s, Restorative Practices currently include: