PB4L is a framework for schools that uses a systemic approach to positive behaviour supports for all students. The aim of implementing the framework is to achieve increased academic and social progress and achievement for all students by using evidence-based practices. One of the focus areas is explicit teaching of behaviours that assists students to access learning – academically and socially - at all stages of development throughout their education.
As a school community we are committed to providing a positive school culture where students feel safe. Our learners are guided by our Active Learner Dispositions and Active Learner Behaviour MATRIX. These frameworks articulate and ‘make visible’ the expectations for learning and behaviour at St Thomas’ and form an important part of the Student Behaviour Support Plan. At St Thomas’ we: