Positive Handling in Schools

Positive Handling in Schools

This course will start by looking at some examples and statistics which highlight the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour, it will then go on to explain how you can identify the stages of aggression and provide some tips on how you could de-escalate a pupil before they lash out. It also looks at where the law stands on this subject and finally best practice in theory if you ever do need to restrain a pupil.

Approved by CPD - Duration 100 mins* - £25.00

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course, you will be able to;

  • Understand the extent and seriousness of aggressive pupil behaviour and know what you can do in line with the law
  • Understand the aggressive curve
  • Define what the SCARF model is
  • Understand the law behind the course content
  • Know the skills required for positive handling in schools

Who should take this course

This course is suitable for those who work in schools and with pupils who may present with aggressive behaviours. The course would also be suitable for those who want to eduate themselves on challenging behaviours in schools.

Course Content

Module Module Description
1 The course structure
2 A serious business
3 The aggression curve
4 The SCARF model
5 Government advice and guidance
6 Making decisions: Duty of Care
7 The Law
8 Physical intervention and restraint
9 Screening, searching and confiscation



Each module will have a set of questions you must answer correctly in order to successfully finish that module.

You will be asked a series of multile choice questions, for which the pass mark is 70%. The questions are marked automatically as you progress, so you will know whether you have passed the section before moving onto the next.


All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

On successful completion of the course, you will be sent an electronic quality assured certificate. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

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