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RJ Working offers support to Cornwall’s primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities who want to introduce Restorative Practices. Our training programmes are designed to help students and staff together to develop more ways of sharing responsibility and responding well to difficult and challenging situations. The training can be adapted for a wide range of ages and settings.

Consultancy Support in achieving Practitioner Accreditation and the RJC Quality Mark for schools.
Secondary Schools The Ripple Effect Programme is an intensive 3-day course for ten Year 9/10 students and two key staff members. RJ Working will support the group’s capacity to cascade Restorative learning through coaching and mentoring younger students.

This innovative programme has been developed in collaboration with secondary schools and universities in Cornwall. It is attracting national attention and being independently evaluated by Ipsos MORI.

Primary Schools Social and emotional learning for Primary age children using multi level learning to practice vital skills and build the capacity for empathy.
Staff Training Suited to your school’s needs, for key leaders within a school or Multi Academy Trust, delivered through inset or after school.

See also Adult Training

Whole School Approach Drawing on all of the above, depending on the unique school environment, and the building blocks already in place. This includes co-production of Policies with students taking increasing levels of responsibility. This level of commitment is associated with multiple benefits and impacts and can lead to achieving the Quality Mark of the Restorative Justice Council.
Restorative Leadership  See Our Offer in Communities 

All training costs are subsidised by grant funding.

There is a strong association with reducing inequality and narrowing the attainment gap, as well as  mental health benefits, making Restorative Practice an appropriate use of pupil premium and Headstart funding. It also has a clear relevance to the Ofsted requirements for Mental Health & Wellbeing, Emotional Strengths and Skills and Support Networks.

Contact us for more information

Read here about the value of Restorative Practice in schools