A Restorative Approach

Priory College is a school that employs restorative practice techniques when there is conflict between people within the school community.  This may be between two pupils, or a pupil and a member of staff.  A restorative school is one which takes a restorative approach to resolving conflict and preventing harm.  Restorative approaches enable those who have been harmed to convey the impact of the harm to those responsible, and for those responsible to acknowledge this impact and take steps to put it right.


Our aim through this approach is to:

-Increase pupil attendance,

-Reduced exclusions and improve achievement

-Alleviate problems such as bullying, classroom disruption, truancy and poor attendance, antisocial behaviour, and disputes between pupils, their families, and members of staff.