Berwick Lodge is an ambassador school for the Alannah and Madeline foundation, more commonly known as the Better Buddies program.
The Better Buddies program focuses directly on the development of positive relationships between buddies. It aims to reduce bullying behaviour through the development of empathy, pro-social values and positive pro-social relationships between children of all ages.
The mascot of the Better Buddies program is Buddy Bear. Buddy Bear represents the values of the Framework – friendliness, respect and care for other people, the including of others, the accepting of differences and taking responsibility.