Tirimoana is a Positive Behaviour for learning school.

PB4L is a school wide approach to learning and behaviour based on international evidence.

PB4L School Wide is made up of practices and organisational systems that help create positive teaching and learning environments.

Our Mission Statement

“We at Tirimoana school have implemented PB4L in order to develop school wide consistency in our approach to managing and promoting positive behaviour. This framework will support all of our learners, our teachers and our community to discover their talents.”

Our school Values and our Tirimoana Behaviour Matrix guide our teaching of behaviour and learning expectations


Act Responsibly
Hikitia nga Haepapa



PB4L Initiatives

  • Values lessons are planned for and taught weekly expectations are consistently clear
  • Learners positive behaviours are frequently acknowledged with ‘Tiri tickets’
  • Tiri Tickets accumulate and they can be ‘spent’ at the PB4L ‘shop’
  • PB4L is taught and celebrated at assembly
  • CARE ambassadors are leaders selected from the Senior school as role models in the playground and around the school supporting playground behaviour and friendship
  • PB4L signage is visible around the school stating clear messaging for behaviour expectations
  • New Students in years 2 – 6 join the ‘Tiri Newcomers’ Club to welcome them to school and support their start

Restorative Practice

Tirimoana is a Restorative Practice School

PB4L Restorative Practice is a relational approach, focussing on building and maintaining positive relationships across the school community.

It provides a framework for the school community to use best- practice, tools and techniques so mutual respect, inclusion, mana, and personal responsibility are maintained.