ACT - The Association of Christian Teachers

for Christians working in education

Academy chain uses CCTV to share bad behaviour with parents.

Academy chain uses CCTV to share bad behaviour with parents.

An academy school chain is using CCTV footage to show parents how their children have misbehaved at school, i can reveal.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, which runs 17 schools in Kent and Portsmouth, uses the footage as part of a “restorative” approach which forces pupils to confront the evidence of their bad behaviour in order to make amends.

However, the policy has been labelled “Orwellian” by one civil liberties group.

The academy chain spells out its approach in a contribution to a behaviour guide published by the Confederation of School Trust and the campaign group Parents and Teachers for Excellence.

Read more.

 

©2002-2015 Association of Christian Teachers. All rights reserved. Use of this website is subject to our Terms & Conditions and Cookie Policy. Click here to read ACT’s Privacy Policy. Click here to read ACT’s Refund Policy. Click here to read ACT’s Electronic Transactions Security Policy. Website by: Serve Design 

ACT Login