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Pudsey Waterloo

Primary School


As a school we have a range of positive strategies which are used across the school to promote good behaviour; these are linked to the class rules or school values.


  • Praise is used by all staff to reward good behaviour.


  • Each class has a ‘Waterloo Values Scrabble Board’ for which they collect tiles as they demonstrate these values. When the board is completed each class receives a reward afternoon which can be a range of activities chosen by them and the class teacher.


  • Merits are awarded individually to children who demonstrate our school values. When children achieve 25 merits they are awarded a bronze certificate, 50 merits for a silver certificate, 75 merits for a gold certificate and 100 merits for a platinum certificate.


  • As part of the behaviour system each class has a golden time once a week during which a range of activities are offered to the children. This enables children to be recognised and praised for excellent behaviour.


  • ‘Learner of the Week’ awards are chosen once a week by class teachers to reward great effort shown by pupils with their learning and behaviour. These awards are presented during Friday assembly.

A ladder behaviour system is applied across the school.


Pupils start each session not on the ladder and receive a warning before moving up the ladder if they display unacceptable behaviour. There are clear expectations for each class which they are reminded of at the start of each day. If a child reaches level 3 then there are sanctions in place such as loss of playtime or lunchtime.