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Positive Handling in Schools

This CPD approved Positive Handling in Schools Course explores how to de-escalate aggressive pupil behaviour. It also includes government advice, guidelines and best practice in theory if you are in the difficult situation of needing to restrain a pupil.

Positive Handling in Schools Online Course

Our Positive Handling in Schools online course equips educators with the skills and knowledge to safely and effectively manage challenging behavior, promoting a positive and nurturing learning environment for all students.

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Behaviour management strategies

Positive Handling is a very serious subject. Knowing when and how to act in a difficult situation can be the difference between a positive outcome and a potentially career-ending prosecution.

This Positive Handling in Schools course will start by looking at some examples and statistics which highlight the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour, it will then go on to explain how you can identify the stages of aggression and provide some tips on how you could de-escalate a pupil before they lash out.

It also looks at where the law stands on this subject and finally best practice in theory if you ever do need to restrain a pupil.

Duration: 100 minutes


  1. The Course Structure - Try this module for free!
  2. A Serious Business
  3. The Aggression Curve
  4. The SCARF Model
  5. Government Advice and Guidance
  6. Making decisions: Duty of Care
  7. The Law
  8. Physical Intervention and Restraint
  9. Screening, Searching and Confiscation

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