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Higham Ferrers Junior School aims to provide high standards of behaviour and learning through positive encouragement and rewards.

Possible Rewards

  1. You will be praised
  2. You will be given team points, which when they are added up will get the following awards
    • Bronze Award = 50 points    
    • Silver Award = 100 points
    • Gold Award = 150 points        
    • Platinum Award = 200 points
  3. Stickers are also given for very good pieces of work.
  4. Pupil of the Day – each day your class teacher will decide who deserves this award.
  5. VIP- each week a child is selected to be the VIP and walk down the red carpet in our celebration assembly. Also as VIP they get to choose a reward from the following list. Some children choose to teach their own lesson, come to school in their own clothes or even help Mr Hill for the afternoon!

Most Pupils achieve a very high standard of work and behaviour. If you do not reach these standards you can expect the teacher to do the following and your parents to be told at any time.

Possible Sanctions


When a child displays inappropriate behaviour they are reminded of the relevant behaviour that should be displayed.

Verbal Warning

Should the child continue to display inappropriate they will receive a “verbal warning” about the consequences and positive choices they should make.

Time Out

The incident is addressed by the adult, and the pupil may be “timed out”. Break privileges may be withdrawn to enable the pupil to reflect on their actions. This will usually be no longer than five minutes and any work missed will be caught up in the child’s “free time”. A further incident will mean the timeout sheet is sent home to be signed.

Written Warning

In extreme cases or in repetitive scenarios parents will be informed about the incident/s and the intended action to be taken.  This will be recorded in the pupil’s planner.  


During the detention the pupil will complete activities designed to help them reflect on the choices they made with their behaviour.  All teachers and teaching assistants have authority to place pupils in detention.

Main Contact

The name, postal address and telephone number of the school, and the name of a person to whom enquiries should be addressed is:

Vicky Bull
Higham Ferrers Junior School,
Saffron Road,
Higham Ferrers,
Rushden, Northants.
NN10 8ED

Tel: 01933 312748

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