We are one of the
leading restorative approaches or restorative practice training providers in
Britain. At Restorative Justice 4
Schools we specialise in providing bespoke restorative approaches
training packages to all areas of education wishing to implement and develop a
restorative approach to behavioural management. We are an independent service
that can meet all your training, consultancy and support needs; taking your
school through the consultation, implementation and delivery of restorative
practices. We have a team of trainers experienced in all aspects of restorative
justice including the youth justice system, residential care staff and the
Our range of restorative approaches training courses are designed to develop
skills so delegates are able use a restorative approach to their work. We build
the necessary knowledge to enable participants to use restorative language,
restorative circles and informal restorative chats in their everyday role
creating a culture rich in emotional literacy and conflict resolution skills.
Our restorative justice conference facilitation training programmes prepare
participants to asses, prepare, chair, follow up and evaluate restorative
justice conferences as well as use restorative practices in their everyday
role. Training includes group exercises, instructional videos and hands-on
We provide "in
school" training as well host a national programme of
courses across Britain please contact us or see our training pages for
Restorative Justice 4 Schools are able
to provide a complete implementation service that
can meet all your training, consultancy and support needs to develop a whole
school approach to restorative practices within your school or organisation.
If you would like to find
out more about our services please do not hesitate to
Our director Lynne Russell comes from
an Education and Youth Justice background. Lynne worked for many years for
Victim Support and developed and implemented a Vulnerable and Intimidated
Witness Service in London. Lynne then moved into youth justice and worked for a
London Youth Offending Team as part of their restorative justice team, then to
an education excellence cluster in Kent as a Restorative Justice Co-ordinator.
It was her responsibility to help both secondary and primary schools implement
and develop a restorative justice approach within an education setting. She is
a qualified restorative justice conference facilitator and has worked as a
trainer for many years. Lynne is the Director of Restorative Justice 4 Schools
and will be pleased to help you with any queries that you may have.
Jennie comes from a legal background where she has spent many years -
she is a trained and experienced restorative justice conference facilitator who
has supported vulnerable children in education for a number of years now.
Jennie is also an experienced trainer.
Glynis is an experienced teacher, headteacher and Local Authority Inclusion
Officer who has committed most of her career to working in some of the most
deprived areas in London.
Glynis has spent the last six years co-ordinating a very successful Behaviour
Improvement Programme for a cluster of schools in North Kent. The aim of this
initiative was to reduce exclusions and improve attendance using both SEAL and
restorative approaches as two of the key strategies. This involved supporting
schools to develop capacity and facilitating specialist consultancy and by
providing training packages where appropriate, Glynis is a trained circle time
and restorative approaches conference facilitator, has many years experience of
delivering training and is our SEAL and behavioural policy expert.