Positive Behaviour and Self-Esteem in Secondary Schools provides an introduction to running Circle Time in secondary schools – it also links Circle Time to SEAL (Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning).
The book covers The Whole School Quality Circle Time Model, Circle Time, Tutorial Lesson Plans, Positive Relationships Based on Sound Self-Esteem and Rewards and Sanctions Create Boundaries and Provide Motivation.
Suitable for ages 11-16, it is also an ideal transition resource to use with Year 7, taking the familiar primary school Circle Time Model into the first year of secondary school.
This resource can be used to facilitate:
Positive relationships throughout school
Personal, moral and social development in all students
Sound self-esteem in all members of the school community
Respectful and democratic school systems
A reduction in bullying
Positive behaviour management
Democratic listening systems which develop a sense of citizenship.
There are 25 tutorial session lesson plans (that run for 20 minutes) which are particularly ideal for tutorial periods and for use during any subject lesson.
These tutorials focus on the all-important areas of: