Tokoroa Intermediate is a PB4L school. This stands for Positive Behaviour 4 Learning.
How will this assist my child and this school?
PB4L Promotes positive student behaviours by building student leadership, teacher’s knowledge, understanding and skills in applying effective school –wide behavior systems.
PB4L boosts student engagement in learning through improvement in student behavior.
PB4L Helps the school to deliver the highest quality learning programmes to improve student academic and behavioural learning.
PB4L enables the staff to plan and solve problems together.
PB4L offers external coaching for the school coach to build school capacity and providing consistent support across the school.
PB4L Reward Systems—T.I.S.
There are many ways that we acknowledge and reward students following the school-wide behavioral expectations. Many teachers have their own classroom reward systems to recognize effort and achievement throughout the year. McDonald’s and Achievement Awards are given out at assembly each week alongside certificates for achievement in sports. Each term a number of students receive Principal’s and Deputy Principal’s Awards.
Features of the PB4L Reward System
Students receive TIS Awards, on a regular basis for Positive Behaviour which go towards earning Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards.
Students on receipt of 50 Awards receive a Bronze Badge.
Students on receipt of 100 Awards receive a Silver Badge.
Students on receipt of 150 Awards receive a Gold Badge.
Additional incentives are also afforded to Badge Holders.
PB4L-School-Wide is made up of practices and systems that help schools create positive learning and teaching environments. Based on international evidence, it looks at behavior and learning from a whole-of-school as well as an individual child perspective.
School-Wide takes the approach that opportunities for learning and achievement increase if:
The school environment is positive and supportive.
Expectations are consistently clear
Students are taught desired behaviours
Students are consistently acknowledged for desired behaviours
Students are responded to fairly and equitably.
The Bronze Badge
The Silver Badge
The Gold Badge