The Critchill Code- A School-Wide Approach to Positive Behaviour Support
“We teach more by what we are then by what we teach.”
Will Durant (1885-1981) American Historian
At Critchill School, we have developed ‘The Critchill Code’, which is centred on a ‘School wide positive behaviour support model’ (SW-PBSM). This approach is an effective, efficient and consistent method for implementing ‘The Critchill Code’ and provides a consistent school-wide approach for all stakeholders.
The ‘Critchill Code’ ensures our school:
Principles of ‘The Critchill Code’
The ‘Critchill Code’ encompasses three statements:
What might this look like in practice?
Respecting self and others. Appreciating differences.
Recognizing the emotions and perspectives of others, and developing empathy.
Showing ethical and social responsibility
Looking after the school environment
Help-seeking and help-giving.
Recognizing our emotions and learning how to manage feelings.
Maintaining healthy, positive relationships.
Resisting negative peer pressure.
Supporting others to make safe choices
Working effectively with others.
Cooperating, negotiating, and managing conflict.
Listening and communicating accurately and clearly.
Setting positive and realistic goals.
Problem solving, decision making, and planning.