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

PB4L (Positive Behaviour for Learning)

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