Inspection and Advisory Service (HIAS)

Behaviour guidance for schools

School behaviour guidance documents published by the Department for Education

  • Behaviour and discipline in schools – these documents set out statutory guidance from the Department of Education (DfE). They explain why maintained schools must have a behaviour policy, what it must cover and the role of the governing body and headteachers in shaping their school’s behaviour policy. It relates to legislation from the Education Act 2002 and the Education and Inspections Act 2006