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    That does sound stressful. I wonder if it is not so much the rules themselves, but the lack of support for your son, & them not recognising that he needs an individual behaviour plan to help support positive behaviour. It does sound like they are struggling with how to manage his behaviour (which is THEIR issue to learn to deal with), and I would say that they've put the 'green slips' in place to manage behaviour for what is a massive school. 900! That's huge. I would worry about my child getting 'lost' too. At my DD's school, she is in a class of 20, and the whole school is around 180 students. I hope the counsellor can provide you with some help.

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    Chatted to another parent last night who pulled her son out of the school. Her reasons were personal and professional. On a professional point (she works as support teacher at another school) she said the school often over exaggerated the behaviour of the children they'd send to her to get "fixed up" and often she would send the child back with strategies in place to manage the behaviour but the school never implemented it and continued on to give children green slips for any poor behaviour before using behaviour management plans. It sounds a lot like what is happening with us.
    Also in describing my son to her (she is also a psychologist) she said to get him assessed for sensory disorder as a lot of it fits.


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