The Behaviour committee worked on the Behaviour Policy and the final standards were linked to the School Statement of Principles. They underwent a process where they were reviewed by staff and input taken.
In short, the Behaviour Policy aims to facilitate the attainment of the following Core Objectives:
and to support the following school Core Values:
In addition the Policy:
The Policy recognises that students have rights and that these rights are protected. Student rights are balanced with responsibilities.
to act in accordance with the School's Statement of Principles.
At the start of the school year the class teachers in Grades 1-5 will produce a class behaviour agreement that has been discussed and developed by the students alongside their teacher. It is an agreement about how they will behave towards each other and how they want others to behave towards them. A copy of this plan is then kept in the classroom and sent home to parents. It is then referred to during the school year to help promote positive behaviour. Reflections and consequences will follow if inappropriate behaviour occurs.
In order to further promote teamwork and to foster a sense of belonging the Primary School runs a House System.> Find out more about our house system
Through this programme, trained students help their peers to solve issues that may have arisen between other students and the mediators attempt to do so with little to no intervention by adults.> Find out more about peer mediation
The Primary Student Council works to promote the student voice in the school's decision-making process and empowers students through democratic procedures.> Read more about LIS student councils