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Behaviour Management INSET

Through whole staff training, you can tweak and lift current practice, or provide a powerful catalyst for a transformation in culture. Learn more about the Pivotal Approach to Behaviour Management.

You can book behaviour training for full staff, middle leaders and senior leaders.

Pivotal Education INSET

Pillars of Pivotal Practice

  1. Consistent, calm adult behaviour
  2. First attention for best conduct
  3. Relentless routines
  4. Scripting difficult interventions
  5. Restorative follow up

Book INSET as part of a Pivotal Package

Increase impact and sustainability by booking a training and support package. Pivotal behaviour management INSET for all staff is included in the Pivotal Lift, Whoosh and Soar Packages.


Lift! Package

Day 1 Snapshot (health check) + Full Staff Training + NQT Support

Whoosh! Package

Behaviour Blueprint (SLT training) + Whoosh & Pledge (full staff training) + Pivotal Curriculum (Instructor training) + NQT Support

Soar! Package

Day 1 Snapshot (healthcheck) + Behaviour Blueprint (SLT training) + Whoosh & Pledge (full staff training) + Pivotal Curriculum (Instructor training) + Middle Leader Powerhouse + Extreme Focus (advanced behaviour training) + Team Coach (coaching project) + NQT Support

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Pivotal Path to Calm Consistent Behaviour

Advanced Behaviour INSET

Working with the Angry Learner

  • Triggers, escalation, crisis, recovery, post crisis depression.
  • How to spot (and help learners spot) the approach of anger.
  • Using assertive language and non-verbal behaviours to be less threatening.
  • Anger management strategies and approaches to working with problem anger.


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Restorative Practices

  • Why punishment doesn’t work and why restorative justice is a force to be reckoned with.
  • Restorative attitude, responses and cultures.
  • How to remove detention or punitive punishment and replace it with reparation.
  • Restorative conferences and the six restorative questions.


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Managing Extreme Behaviour

  • Understanding the relationship between learning and behaviour.
  • Proactive and reactive strategies for managing learners with extremely challenging behaviour.
  • Practical strategies for building trust with the hard to reach.
  • Introducing complex behaviour needs.

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Safeguarding & Mental Health INSET

Pivotal Education is fortunate to have specialists in Safeguarding and Mental Health on the training team.

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Safeguarding Training: Book full staff training (level 2 equivalent) or training for Designated Safeguarding Leads (level 3 equivalent).

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Mental Health Training: Book training for all staff to improve mental health awareness and whole school approaches.

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Read a Pivotal Story

Kate Quigley, ATL

Kate Quigley

We have worked with Pivotal in a variety of settings – INSET, online courses and keynotes – across the whole spectrum of our membership at ATL for several years.

In Pivotal Education we have found a very high quality provider. From the excellent organisation of the administration to the creative, innovative and impact focused delivery I always remain very impressed by them. Read more.

Not sure what you need?

That's ok. We can talk you through the various options and work out what support and training will best suit you