Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L)


Year 9 student Ko receives an award (and reward) for PB4L successes from Mr Rodger

Upper Hutt College is a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L) school.  The programme recognises students for displaying our core values through vouchers, certificates and badges. Values lessons are delivered through our formclass programme. Our core values are outlined below:


  • We choose to act in a way that shows we care about our school and its community
  • We value our school environment
  • We speak politely and use appropriate language
  • We are active listeners and follow instructions


  • We choose to do what is right
  • We take ownership of our own learning
  • We arrive on time, and are organised and prepared to participate
  • We make thoughtful decisions about the well-being of ourselves and others


  • We choose to keep trying to be the best we can be
  • We keep going when things get tough
  • We accept and adapt well to change
  • We recover from setbacks


  • We choose to honour our duty to care for others
  • We are welcoming to one and all
  • We show respect and generosity to all
  • We are supportive of our school and its wider community