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Disruptive behaviour damaging pupils' life chances - Ofsted

Poor behaviour in classrooms in England is damaging children's education, according to an Ofsted report.

It suggests that low-level disruption, like swinging on chairs, passing notes around or using a mobile phone, is causing some pupils to lose up to an hour of learning a day or 38 days of teaching a year.

Breakfast's Graham Satchell has been to one school in Stockton-on-Tees which has adopted a no-tolerance approach, to see if it has made a difference.

  • 25 Sep 2014
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