Pupil voice is highly regarded within our school so one of the ways pupils can express their ideas is via the School Council.
Meet the Team:
Willow & Jack H
Jowan & Chloe
Lizzie CM & Finley
Ted & Sofia
Evelyn & Rex
Supported by link staff:
Mrs Sarah Allen (Class Teacher)
Katey Manley (Teaching Assistant)
At the beginning of September, the children elect school council members from each class in KS1 and KS2. All pupils are invited to stand as School Council representatives and are voted for fairly and democratically by their peers. Class elections are held every year so that different representatives get the opportunity to stand. It is a very responsible job, and School Council Members will share information with their class, and get ideas and views from pupils by talking.
The School Council meet fortnightly on a Wednesday to discuss issues raised by the children and ideas to help improve our school even further. Minutes of the meetings can be found on the School Council Noticeboard.
Our School Council aims to ensure our children have
> A safe, happy and fair learning environment
> A forum to voice their concerns and act upon them
> A structured opportunity to learn problem-solving skills
> An opportunity to take an active role in the organisation of the school
> An opportunity to experience a democratic process
Giving Feedback to Pupils and Staff
Following the School Council Meeting, School Council Members will update the School Council information board which is situated in the main school corridor. The School Council will speak to their class to let them know what is going on and tell the class about the issues being discussed and what is happening next. This will encourage more children to contribute to further meetings, share worries and let members know the things which could be done to improve the school. When appropriate, the school will record School Council Achievements on the school newsletter.
If you have any ideas or suggestions to help improve our school, please see your class council reps, who will bring your suggestions to the school council meeting.