Te Ara Tika

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Our school provides a safe physical and emotional environment for students and staff.

Papatoetoe South School is a PB4L school. PB4L stands for Positive Behaviour for Learning and is a positive, proactive, schoolwide organisational framework for behaviour and discipline. We use restorative practices to deal with any issues that arise.

Managing behaviour relies on consistently applying both our school’s behaviour plan and strategies to promote positive student behaviour. We also expect high standards of conduct from our school community, which includes modelling good behaviour for students.

At Papatoetoe South School:

Our schoolwide PB4L programme is called Te Ara Tika. Our values are:

These values are connected with expectations of behaviour in different areas of our school and are taught as lessons weekly throughout the whole school.