At Bowcroft School, maintaining the dignity of each person, in all
situations, is crucial in managing behaviour. Effective discipline comes from
the belief that teaching individuals to take responsibility for their behaviour
is more motivating in creating behaviour changes than teaching individuals to be
obedient in order to avoid punishment.
We believe in the responsibility model of discipline. By
implementing logical and consistent consequences, and providing individuals with
opportunities to become responsible and caring members of the community, they
will learn about their behaviour, their choices, and their impact on others
while still maintaining their dignity.
Our mission is to ensure quality teaching and learning within a safe and
Our goal is to continue to build a caring culture within our school
community, where students, staff, and parents encourage, value, support one
another, and feel safe; and where abuse, bullying, and discrimination are not