Independent report

Behaviour in schools

Tom Bennett’s independent review on behaviour in schools and the government’s response.



This review of behaviour management in schools:

  • looks at leadership, culture and methods to improve pupil behaviour
  • highlights strategies school leaders can use to
    • prevent classroom disruption
    • maintain good discipline
    • promote pupils’ education

These strategies cover a range of topics, including:

  • teacher training
  • school rules and routines
  • effective use of premises
  • internal inclusion units

The government response is also available.

Published 24 March 2017