Our School’s Golden Rules

Although there are a few school rules, the ones below are important to establish good relationships between children and adults in school. They are the school’s five golden rules. The rules are displayed in the main entrance and similar classroom rules will be in each class. All children and parents are asked to sign the ‘Home School Child Agreement’ to say that they agree with and support the rules.

We feel these rules reflect our high expectations and positive working ethos throughout the school.

We believe discipline is of paramount importance and that the high standards of work and play for which we aim are dependent on children applying the same standards to all aspects of behaviour.

Rewarding Acceptable Behaviour

We aim to encourage acceptable behaviour through positive reinforcement.


Stocksbridge Junior School has a policy to deal with behaviour which is unacceptable. Sometimes sanctions will need to vary according to an individual’s circumstances; otherwise the following process is followed: