What is a school council?
Our school council is a group of pupils who are elected to represent the views of all pupils with the aim of improving our school.
What does a school council do?
A school council does a number of things: The school council meets with the head teacher, school council leader and 2 other members of staff to discuss and sort out problems. They also bring along ideas and suggestions on things the pupils would like raised in order to improve the school.
Members of the school council will be responsible for carrying out some of the ideas that have been agreed, such as writing letters to request help from the Friends and Families of our school, working with members of staff to activate ideas, assisting in assemblies on anti- bullying and feeding back to their classes following meetings.
Who is on the school council?
Each year, all classes in Yr1 and Yr2 are given the opportunity to create a manifesto to present to their classmates, following this, the class make a secret vote to elect their chosen candidate to represent them for the year.