RIVERVIEW EAST SCHOOL
POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT POLICY
East School is a K-8 school; Kindergarten to Grade Eight, with Regular English
and Immersion programs and Intensive French at Grade 5. Presently there are approximately 706 students enrolled.
School provides a positive learning environment for all students and
staff. Current policies and practices
regarding discipline are supported by Riverview’s Community of Schools’ “Grow
by Living Well” initiative. This
initiative is to promote respect, academic responsibility and citizenship that
extend beyond the walls of the school and into our larger community. The school’s policy is designed to reflect
provincial Policy 703, PLEP (Positive Learning Environment Plan).
Our three simple rules to respect are:
1. Sharing and Caring
2. Hands are for helping
3. Do the right thing
the first week of school an assembly will take place where the Principal will
review behavioural expectations. Bus
safety and bus rules will be reviewed the first week of school. A copy will be sent home. Everyone attending Riverview East School is
considered to be an important member of the Riverview East School Family.
student behavior is recognized. Students
recognized for excellent choices or work could receive an eagle feather to put
in Eddie’s nest, or take part in a monthly celebration for good citizenship and
Grade Level Teams will be holding a monthly celebration activity for those
students who complete their school work to the best of their abilities and
following school rules.
behaviour and good choices are reinforced through our Positive Behaviour
Reinforcement Policy. The emphasis of this policy is rewarding good behaviour
through praise, recognition, and a monthly celebration of good behavior.
are made aware of the Positive Learning environment policy through information
sessions at parent meetings. Students
will have the policy reviewed at the beginning of the school year and
periodically reviewed. The policy will
be sent home for parents to review and sign at the beginning of the school