Hi, I am an NQT working in the school where I trained. A child has had a term off and has now been given a place back in the class, my class. He has been abroad and not been in school since June. He is known to be disruptive, his parents do not believe in boundaries or discipline. As I was quite strict with him when I taught them during training, his disruptive behaviour went up a few gears or he resorted to laying on the floor crying very loudly, " I can't do this, I can't be this person." The sad thing is he is very bright and it has taken me the majority of last term to get the class exactly as I want them due to there being quite challenging children already in this class. I really want to prevent a deterioration in their behaviour. As we are Year 2 with SATs looming, I need to keep them on task. So I wondered, should I spend his first lesson back doing a circle time on rules and routines? The class have seen him and some of the boys are nearing mass hysteria at the thought of his return! I, on the other hand, want to run for the hills! Any advice on how to handle this situation would be very gratefully received. Many thanks.