North Nowra Public School

Living and Learning Together

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Discipline Chart - Zero Heroes

Zero Heroes

Discipline Level Chart

At North Nowra Public School, we apply the following consequences and exclusions: 

BEHAV 

LEVEL  

ACTION 

CONSEQUENCE/EXCLUSION  

Classroom 

Playground 

0 

Following Expectations 

Following Expectations 

  • Zero Heroes
  • Expected Level for all students 
  • PBL Acknowledgement System

1 

Name on board and two crosses. 

Two entries on consecutive days on playground board. 

Consequence 

  • Warning 
  • Time Out

N.B.(Classroom record cleared daily, playground record cleared each term) 

Teacher managed – recorded in Sentral 

2 

Name on board with two crosses timeout and a third cross. 

 

Three entries on playground board within a five day period. 

 

Consequence 

  • Time Out
  • One day detention or supported deemed appropriate 
  • Letter/Phone to parents informing them of behaviour and action taken. 

 N.B. (Classroom record cleared daily, playground record cleared each term) 

Teacher managed, inform Stage Leader/LaST – recorded in Sentral 

3 

 

Repeat of minor behaviour within a week or major behaviour (Stage Leader/LaST review required) – recorded in Sentral 

 

Consequence 

  • Two days of detention or supported playground. 
  • Possible exclusion from the playground. 
  • Letter/phone to parents informing them of behaviour and action taken. 

Exclusion 

  • Exclusion from some school activities for one week possibly including representing the school in events. 

4 

Repeated minor behaviour within a week or a major behaviour. (Stage Leader/LaST review required) – recorded in Sentral 

Consequence 

  • Three days of detention or supported playground. 
  • Exclusion from the playground (for playground issues) 
  • Unable to earn Merits for the week 
  • Warning of Suspension Letter to parents requesting an interview with the stage leader and/or classroom teacher to develop a Learning Support Action Plan. 
  • (A playground/classroom behaviour card may be used as part of a LaST Action Plan). 

Exclusion 

  • Exclusion from school events and out of school activities/events. 

5 

Repeat Major behaviours within a week. (Stage Leader/LaST/Principal review required) – recorded in Sentral 

Consequence 

  • In school withdrawal from class learning environment or out of school suspension for 1-20 days.  
  • Exclusion from the playground (for playground issues) 
  • Suspension Letter/phone call home to parents requesting an interview (Resolution Meeting) with various school personnel. 
  • Four days detention or supported play at lunchtime and recess. 
  • Unable to earn Merits for the week 

Exclusion 

  • Exclusion from in school and out of school activities/events. 
 

Guideline Chat for Exclusion Activities/Events – This list is not definitive it is a guide

In School

  • Kooka Barrel Celebration Day events, movie afternoons, free play afternoons, etc.
  • Merit awards for behaviour (Learning Merits awarded)
  • Visiting shows and programs
  • Leadership Badge and duties
  • SRC representation
  • Bike Track use
  • Mini Fete, Doing Things Together Days

School Representation

  • PSSA Sports trials or School-based representation
  • Sport Gala Days
  • Music Festival Choirs
  • Southern Stars
  • Eisteddfod Programs
  • Bundanon Trusts (extra events)

 

Excursions – These exclusions will be in consultation with other Department of Education Policies and the Risk Assessment the Principal will consider all aspects of the students learning program before such an incursion will be implemented

  • Camps
  • Day Excursions

 

Note:- Students who through the PBL Level system and behaviour record history on Sentral can demonstrate that their Discipline Level (level 3, 4 or 5) is an anomaly, may be considered for an exemption from an exclusion after consolation with family and staff.