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Are you a teacher, a SENCo or a school leader?
Want research-backed strategies for supporting students who find it hard to manage their emotions or behaviour? Want practical ways of supporting pupils with special needs like autism, ADHD, FASD or attachment disorder? Want tried-and-tested classroom management strategies that will work with that ‘tricky class’?
Then you’re in the right place.
Welcome to the School Behaviour Secrets podcast where we’ll answer ALL these questions and so much more! Week after week, your hosts Simon Currigan and Emma Shackleton share the secrets to behaviour success that every teacher and school leader should know, all based on their decades of experience supporting real teachers and real students in real classrooms.
But that’s not all...We also interview thought leaders from the world of education so you can hear NEW insights that could hold the key to unlocking your students’ potential. Whether it’s managing the whole class, helping kids with behavioural SEN, or whole school strategy - we’ve got you covered.
Are you in? Brilliant. Because this is YOUR CHANCE to get unstuck, hear from the experts, feel inspired and start seeing more positive behaviour in your classroom again. So hit that subscribe button... and let’s get started!

School Behaviour Secrets with Simon Currigan and Emma Shackleto‪n‬ Beacon School Support

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Are you a teacher, a SENCo or a school leader?
Want research-backed strategies for supporting students who find it hard to manage their emotions or behaviour? Want practical ways of supporting pupils with special needs like autism, ADHD, FASD or attachment disorder? Want tried-and-tested classroom management strategies that will work with that ‘tricky class’?
Then you’re in the right place.
Welcome to the School Behaviour Secrets podcast where we’ll answer ALL these questions and so much more! Week after week, your hosts Simon Currigan and Emma Shackleton share the secrets to behaviour success that every teacher and school leader should know, all based on their decades of experience supporting real teachers and real students in real classrooms.
But that’s not all...We also interview thought leaders from the world of education so you can hear NEW insights that could hold the key to unlocking your students’ potential. Whether it’s managing the whole class, helping kids with behavioural SEN, or whole school strategy - we’ve got you covered.
Are you in? Brilliant. Because this is YOUR CHANCE to get unstuck, hear from the experts, feel inspired and start seeing more positive behaviour in your classroom again. So hit that subscribe button... and let’s get started!

    6+1 Common Mistakes In School Behaviour Policies

    6+1 Common Mistakes In School Behaviour Policies

    Want to know which 6 mistakes hold back behaviour policies from having the whole-school impact school leaders are looking for? So your school can finally get the whole school consistency that really drives improvements in behaviour?In this episode,...

    • 24 min
    How To Transform Behaviour At Breaktimes (With Tim Davies)

    How To Transform Behaviour At Breaktimes (With Tim Davies)

    While student behaviour is often good in class, it often deteriorates once pupils get outside - leading to arguments and low-level behaviour that have to be sorted out in the following lesson.In today’s episode, we talk to Tim Davies about how to...

    • 25 min
    Do Whole Class Reward Systems Actually Work?

    Do Whole Class Reward Systems Actually Work?

    In this episode, we dig into the questions: do whole class reward systems actually make any difference? Do they act as a motivator… or are they quietly demotivating the students in our classroom?By the end of this episode, you’ll have all the...

    • 21 min
    The 4 Attachment Styles In Children (Explained)

    The 4 Attachment Styles In Children (Explained)

    Want to understand how each of the 4 attachment styles affects how students behave in the classroom? How a child’s early years influences their ability to form relationships with adults (and even whether they feel relaxed and confident in the...

    • 20 min
    Teaching Self-Regulation Skills In The Classroom (with Dr. Stuart Shanker)

    Teaching Self-Regulation Skills In The Classroom (with Dr. Stuart Shanker)

    Ever wondered what *really* causes children to have difficulties with their behaviour? Or the difference between self-control and self-regulation?In today's episode, we interview Dr. Stuart Shanker, expert on the impact of stress on human behaviour -...

    • 34 min
    How To Succeed With Restorative Practice In Your School (with Sara Hagel)

    How To Succeed With Restorative Practice In Your School (with Sara Hagel)

    Tired of playing referee when your students fall out or have long-running disputes? Wish there was a better way of resolving conflict in your classroom (or school)?There is - it’s called restorative practice - and in today’s show, Sara Hagel from...

    • 27 min

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