Spring Hill Primary School is a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) school. With a focus on improving student academic and behaviour outcomes, ensuring all students have access to the most effective and accurately implemented instructional and behavioural practices and interventions possible.


We SOAR at Spring Hill.



This is an acronym that represents our whole of school PBS (Positive Behaviour Support) expectations.


Safe - Physical well-being of community & environment.

Organised - Equipment & skills required to maximise learning.

Aspiring - Behaviours encouraging students to achieve their goals.

Respectful - Behaviours to practise respect of self, others & property.


What is Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)?


Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is a whole school framework which helps schools to create positive learning environments. It focuses on creating a positive school culture and implementing a whole school behaviour matrix with a consistent approach to behaviour and expectations. 

PBS Research Shows

  • An increase in attendance
  • Students view school as a more positive and calmer environment 
  • Teachers report a more positive and calmer environment and relationship with students
  • A reduction in the proportion and number of behavioural disruptions
  • An increase in academic performance

How does PBS operate at Spring Hill Primary School?

  • There is a dedicated PBS team appointed in the school.
  • PBS works to establish a climate in which appropriate behaviour is the norm
  • PBS focuses on creating systems with school staff to promote students to take responsibility for their behavioural choices
  • This occurs through the use of proactive strategies and the explicit teaching of behavioural expectations