Wrexham PRU: Impact report February 2017

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Executive summary Wrexham PRU saw a number of positive changes in terms of staff perceptions and behaviour, student attendance, student exclusion and student achievement points between the year 2015/16 and 2016/17, during which Pivotal Education delivered behaviour management training to all staff and trained and supported 6 staff to become Pivotal instructors with 4 completing …
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Fochriw Primary – Impact Report

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Fochriw Primary embedded a Pivotal Instructor as part of a county-wide local government initiative for 90 schools. Sharon Pascoe, the Headteacher, reports calmer attitudes from learners who are developing skills in taking responsibility for their own behaviour, and loosing less learning time especially at the start of lessons. There has been a decrease in low …
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Hugh Myddleton Impact Report

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Hugh Myddleton is a primary school in London. The Assistant Head Teacher, Annabel Le Moine, is a Pivotal Instructor who has made significant changes to behaviour management with a year of Pivotal practice. Hugh Myddleton decided to focus on behaviour management when exclusions had hit an all-time peak and it is Annabel’s opinion that the …
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Christs School Impact Report

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Christs school is a Church of England Secondary school in London. Their deputy head, Sarah Kieran, has transformed behaviour at Christ’s by embedding Pivotal practice. The catalyst for Christ’s deciding to focus on behaviour management at Christ’s was the “relentless increase in detentions”. Increasing amounts of teachers’ time was spent on dealing with detentions but …
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Flixton Girls School Impact Report

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Flixton Girls’ School is a secondary school in Manchester. The school has been given the rating of ‘Good with Outstanding Features’, but their Deputy Head and Pivotal Instructor, Dorothy Trussell believes that whatever stage a school is at, it needs to have effective behaviour management “Behaviour management is so much more than whether the children …
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Season’s Greetings!

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We hope that you’re having a great summer, and that you’re nicely wound down after the end of term. In this tranquil, ‘safe’ zone we also hope that you’re looking after your self in every way. This is how you build up your strength and resilience – through rest and recuperation, but also giving yourself some …
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Empowerment and ownership

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This week, in the Pivotal Podcast, Paul responds to listeners’ questions, shares exciting news about new pivotal products and host Kevin reveals how the Pivotal Podcast can help you run a half marathon. There is a definite theme in this week’s podcast – the transformative power of encouraging people to take ‘ownership’ in school. Paul …
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