At St Fiacre’s Catholic Primary School Leichhardt we believe that we are all unique, created in the image of God and are called to love one another as God loves us. We recognise each person’s right to be safe and to learn. We respect each other and celebrate our diversity. In keeping with the Mission and Vision Statement of St Fiacre’s, we promote the Gospel values of love, compassion, stewardship, faith and service to strengthen the commitment of our faith community, in order to develop and sustain quality human relationships. Within the context of Catholic Schools, the practice of effective Pastoral Care is the responsibility of every staff member.
St Fiacre’s is an SPBL school (School Wide Positive Behaviours for Learning). SPBL emphasises the explicit teaching of appropriate behaviours and provides systems of support to bring about these positive behaviours. SPBL focuses on proactive strategies for defining, teaching and supporting appropriate student behaviours to create a positive school environment.
St Fiacre’s have four agreements regarding behaviour. We explicitly teach the children what these agreements look and feel like in the many different contexts in which they find themselves both in and out of the classroom. They learn about the consequences for choices in their behaviour and how they can restore right relationships which is an important part of the process. Awards are presented each week to recognise positive behaviours.
Our agreements are that we are:
- safe and