Golden Rules From Jenny Mosley
Jenny Mosley’s Golden Rules are based on sound moral values that permeate every aspect of school life, providing a safe set of guidelines for everyone to follow.
Every educational community needs rules or school values to live by. These Rules are specially developed for children as they encompass the key broad moral values and they are different from the classroom routines which help to organise the classroom, like putting away the scissors or lining up quietly. The moral values fall within the categories of being kind and helpful, honest, gentle, listen well, working hard and looking after property. With this set of Rules clearly depicted, discussed and embedded in your classroom, your children will have a great picture in their mind of what good and respectful behaviour is.
Introducing The Golden Rules
Jenny’s positive behaviour training introduces the idea of having a set of boundaries, and of reinforcing and embedding these boundaries into everyday school life. The rules are best displayed in each classroom and in several places around the school. The displays work best if the rules have photographs around them of happy children keeping the rules while doing different activities. This is because not all children access the rules well via the written or spoken word. Jenny’s posters have images on of children following the rules too, to reinforce the message for these children. Jenny says it is a fascinating exercise to sit with children at all key stages in Circle Time and to ask them what photographs they would use to show children keeping the Golden Rules. For example, for the rule about being gentle, Early Years children might choose a picture of a child playing calmly. Whereas in Year 6 they might choose a picture of an older child looking after a younger child. Once these rules or moral values are established, they need to be constantly discussed and referred to and celebrated through assemblies, especially after a holiday. They can also be practiced through Circle Time games and activities and using stories and poems.VISIT GOLDEN RULES RESOURCES
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Golden Rules Resources
All children, especially those whose minds are hot with chaos, need key messages to be reinforced with the spoken word, kinaesthetic activities, and pictorially with pictures, posters, stickers and animated stories. Jenny Mosley’s Golden Rules range does all of this! There are Golden Rules animated stories to embed the rules through captivating tales, a wonderful Golden Rules in Action range of books to provide engaging and enjoyable activities to practice and reinforce the rules. There are stickers and posters to celebrate keeping the rules to reinforce the messages through your classroom and school. Our Golden Rules box set for young children helps to reinforce the Golden Rules for pre-schools and nurseries. Don’t leave your classroom rules to chance – teachers who use these resources are delighted that it has all been done for them! Let us take the strain! Let your class blossom!
Training and Resources for Golden Rules And More
OPEN CONFERENCES: Jenny holds very affordable, 1 and 2 day conferences around the country for Quality Circle Time and Better Behaviour for Learning, as well as Powerfully Positive Dining Halls and Playgrounds and Vibrant Circle Times for Early Years. See our Open Conferences.visit shop