Our school utilises the Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L) framework to help define, teach and support appropriate student behaviours. Our school values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring and Courage form the basis of our PB4L approach. This helps us to create a positive school environment that enables academic and social success for all students. This is based on the expectation that opportunities for learning and achievement increase if:
These behaviour expectations are framed in positive terms and classroom time is spent specifically teaching these in the same way that we plan lessons in mathematics and literacy.
Incredible Years for Teachers
To further support the effectiveness of our PB4L approach the staff at our school receive training through the Incredible Years for Teachers programme. This training provides teachers with approaches to help turn disruptive behaviour around and create a more positive learning environment for their students. The programme covers:
Incredible Years for Parents
Parents in our school are provide with the opportunity to participate in the Incredible Years for Parents programme. This highly successful support programme is run over 14 weeks for parents of children aged 3-8. It aims to provide parents with skills to better manage children with behavioural problems, creating a home environment that is conducive to positive social and educational outcomes.
Parents come together each week for around two hours and develop approaches to use at home with problem behaviours, such as aggressiveness, ongoing tantrums, and acting out behaviour, such as swearing, whining, yelling, hitting and kicking, answering back, and refusing to follow rules. The programme looks at:
If you would like to learn more about our PB4L approach for the Incredible Years for Parents programme please contact your child’s teacher or the school office.