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Rewards

Rewards used across school include:

 

  • Verbal praise
  • Gestures such as thumbs up, clapping, smiles etc
  • ‘Owl Time’ – 15 minutes a week to celebrate positive behaviour
  • ‘Owlstanding’ certificates
  • Bronze, Silver, Gold behaviour badges
  • Class ‘Truly Trusted’
  • Best@Borrow Wood Award
  • Termly 100% attendance badges
  • Pen Licence
  • Star Writer prize
  • Verbal praise to parents about their children
  • Smiley faces
  • Stickers and stamps
  • Sending good work to other staff members for reward or praise
  • Special responsibility jobs
  • Positive phone call/text message home
  • Weekly Celebration Assembly Certificates
  • Praise postcard
  • Best Work, Every Book, Every Time, Every Child Badges
  • Hot Chocolate Invitation
  • Class 100 Square to promote cooperation
  • Head teacher’s stickers

 

 

No sweets are to be used as a reward.  This is in response to feedback from parents.

 

BEHAVIOUR BADGES

 

All children will have their own ‘Reward Loyalty Cards’.  They collect stickers/stamps on their cards each time they reach ‘Owlstanding Student’. Five stickers/stamps earns an ‘Owlstanding Student’ mini certificate.

 

  • 5 mini certificates = Bronze Badge
  • 10 more mini certificates = Silver Badge
  • 10 more mini certificates = Gold Badge
  • 12 more mini certificates = Blue Badge
  • 12 more mini certificates = White Badge
  • 14 more mini certificates = Purple Badge
  • 14 more mini certificates = Orange Badge
  • 16 more mini certificates = Pink Badge
  • 16 more mini certificates = Red Badge
  • 18 more mini certificates = Mauve Badge
  • 20 more mini certificates = Green ‘The Best We Can Be’ Badge

 

CLASS 100 SQUARE

 

Numbers are coloured in on the 100 square when the children have followed expectations.  Staff can award a 100 square because the whole class is behaving really well.  The numbers are coloured in on the class hundred square.

 

Look out for the following behaviours:

 

  • Walking quietly as a class along corridors and between buildings
  • Sitting quietly in assembly
  • Entering and leaving the hall quietly
  • Walking into a class and finding everyone on task
  • Tidy classroom
  • Working well together
  • Showing great listening skills
  • Lining up on the playground quickly and quietly

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The children can choose a class treat when 25, 50, 75 and 100 squares have been filled in.  Treats are decided democratically in each class.  If the behaviour of some children does not contribute to the completion of the 100 square they could miss some or all the treat.  This is to ensure that the children, who behave well, are rewarded and can see that the system is fair. 

 

BEST @ BORROW WOOD Award – half-termly

A special badge awarded to 2 children per half-term for outstanding attendance, behaviour, attitude and work.

 

TRULY TRUSTED

There are two kinds of Truly Trusted at Borrow Wood:

 

Year 6 Truly Trusted – Our Year 6 ‘Truly Trusted’ children apply for this important role at the start of the school year. They are interviewed for the role and those children, who are judged to be highly responsible role models, are chosen to be ‘Truly Trusted’. They wear a ‘Truly Trusted’ badge as part of their school uniform.

 

Class Truly Trusted - Each week a class Truly Trusted is selected by the class teacher and announced in Award Assemblies on Friday.  Children chosen  as the class Truly Trusted will be our ‘ALWAYS’ children – those children who always show GREEN behaviours and are outstanding representatives of their class and Borrow Wood. Green sweatshirts/poloshirts are handed out during Monday Whole School Assembly.

 

HOT CHOCOLATE INVITATION – Fortnightly

One child from each class is chosen every fortnight to have hot chocolate for doing something special – e.g.  going the ‘extra mile’ (Work, act of kindness, behaviour etc)

 

STAR AWARDS - Weekly

Two children from each class are chosen to receive a certificate in Friday assembly each week.

 

BEST WORK, EVERY BOOK, EVERY TIME, EVERY CHILD BADGES

The aim is to collect the set of 4 badges over the school year.  Badges can be earned for showing real care and pride in all the work they do. Awarding these badges will be based on what is the best work for an individual child.

 

100% ATTENDANCE BADGES - Termly

Bronze Badge = 100% attendance autumn term

Silver Badge = 100% attendance autumn term + spring term

Gold Badge = 100% attendance autumn term + spring term + summer term

 

STAR WRITER - Fortnightly

Teachers choose a child whose writing is an excellent example of effort, progress, content etc

A prize is given to these children to celebrate their achievement.

 

PEN LICENCE

When children show they can consistently write neatly with a cursive, joined script they will be awarded a pen licence and be able to use a handwriting pen for their best written work.

 

TIMES TABLE BADGE

Awarded to children who can mentally recall all times tables to 12 x 12 at speed.

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