Positive Behaviour for Learning

Positive Behaviours for Learning

Positive Behaviour for Learning, known as PBL is an evidence-based whole school systems approach that:

At CWSC, Positive Behaviours for Learning forms the foundation of our values program. Students and staff work together to determine the values of the school and the behaviours which demonstrate this are explicitly taught in every classroom. Through this approach, all members of the CWSC community share a common language and understanding.

Our PBL is guided by our GROW acronym. Expectations for behaviour in all settings will be based on these 4 values.

All setting expectations

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

Social and emotional learning is the process of developing and practising important social and emotional understandings and skills.


KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to improving children’s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. It can be tailored to schools' local needs.

Through KidsMatter Primary, schools undertake a two-to three-year cyclical process in which they plan and take action to be a positive community; one that is founded on respectful relationships and a sense of belonging and inclusion,  and that promotes:

Source: https://www.kidsmatter.edu.au/primary/about-kidsmatter-primary

At CWSC, this program will be tailored to support the development of a new school community and establish strong and positive connections between the school, students and their families, and the wider community in Molonglo.


Parent fact sheet for epraise

The video below gives a quick introduction to PBL.

PBL Promo video
The following videos demonstrate the all settings, as well as setting specific expectations
All settings




Bag areas