Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L)

The purpose of PB4L - school wide in Waterloo School is to support everyone to work together to find resolutions that have a positive result and build effective relationships.

Our school wide PB4L focuses on three core values of Be Responsible, Show Respect, Have Resilience.

It’s not about changing the students; it’s about changing the environment, systems and practices you have in place to support them to make positive behaviour choices.


Who is PB4L for? 

It is aimed at creating a consistent approach around behaviour at the school.

POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR FOR LEARNING (PB4L) have practices that include:

     ~ A consistent school-wide system of support that helps define and teach and support appropriate 
         student behaviours, creating a positive school environment.

     ~ School-wide discipline practices including establishing clear consequences, instruction in social skills   
        and helping students regulate their own behaviour

     ~ A focus on the presentation of problem behaviours and instructions in appropriate behaviour

     ~ Helping teachers intervene effectively to manage behaviour in the classroom and other school     

     ~ Active supervision in all areas of the school

     ~ Enabling the learning  support team and PB4L team to monitor, plan and solve problems together.

Where has PB4L come from?
The Positive Behaviour for Learning School-wide framework is helping New Zealand Schools build a culture where positive behaviour and learning is a way of life.. For more information about PB4L in New Zealand please visit – http://pb4l.tki.org.nz/PB4L-School-Wide/What-is-PB4L-School-Wide

Waterloo School

Hardy Street

Lower Hutt    5011

Ph: 04 - 939 2055

Email: admin@waterloo.school.nz

Term Dates 2021

Term One:   3 Feb - 16 April

Term Two:    3 May - 9 July
Term Three: 26 July - 1 Oct
Term Four:   18 Oct - 15 Dec