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School Council

The School Council is made up from two pupils per class from Year 2 to Year 6. The pupils present to their classes why they should be chosen, a shortlist is selected and then pupils are voted in by their class mates.

 

What? Why? How? When?

 

What is the School Council?

  • An inclusive, structured, forum for discussion and decision-making
  • A means for children to raise issues and concerns
  • A means to consult all pupils

 

Why have a School Council?

  • To help children develop responsible attitudes
  • To create a feeling of belonging, encourage listening to others and develop self-confidence
  • To improve pupil/teacher relationships
  • To be a voice for the rest of their class

 

What are the responsibilities of a school councillor?

To represent your class in school council meetings.

This means passing on any comments, questions or information from your class to the council during your meetings.

 To set a good example for other children in the school.

This means behaving well and having the right attitude to learning.

 To be a great ambassador for the school.

This means setting a good example on school visits and greeting visitors appropriately.

 

How does the School Council work?

Class representatives bring issues to the School Council at meetings or informally.

 

How can I raise an issue?

Tell your class representative - your point will be raised at the next meeting

 

How do I find out what happened?

Class representatives will feed back to their class as soon as possible after the school council meeting. Also current events will be displayed on our new School Council Notice Board in the hall.

 

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