Exemplary students who uphold King Street Public School’s (KSPS’s) core values at all times will now be rewarded with a badge they can wear with pride.
Their pictures will also be displayed on a “wall of pride” in the office foyer for all to see.
Launched on Friday morning, the new PBL awards process is a comprehensive one that requires each student to take responsibility for their behaviour and meet specific criteria.
And, of course each stage has different goals they have to achieve.
Assistant Principal, Phil Lindsell, says the new reward system is linked to the school values of being kind, safe, proud and supportive.
“We believe these values will set them up for life,” he says.
The badges will be presented twice a term at K-6 assemblies and up to five students from each class can be nominated.
Each nomination has to signed off by three teachers, the stage supervisor and then, the principal.
Proudly showing off her badge, Year 6 student, Makayla Ridling, says the new process is exciting and “a great way of making the school a better place”.
“You have to be kind and follow the school rules but we have to do it all the times and the teachers have to mark you off to get a badge,” she explains.
In this process the student is responsible for:
- consistently demonstrating they have met all the KSPS goals relevant for their stage;
- working with their classroom teacher to achieve their KSPS goals, being reflective on their behaviour and actions;
- take responsibility for behaviour choices and look to way to improve and always be their best.
KSPS strives to ensure that all students have the opportunity to achieve, and more importantly, be suitably acknowledged for their efforts socially, emotionally and academically.
Pictured above: (Back) Izzy Duhring, Jai Pitcher, Lucy Cole, Caitlin Hazell, Maliah Clegg, Makayla Ridling, (front) Ruby Eather, Chase Currie, Cooper Reeves, Blake McGrath, William Patterson, Max Boston.