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School Council

School Council

(Wellbeing, Eco and Charitable Fundraising)

Where STARS Shine!

School Council: What do we want to achieve?

  • Support and raise awareness of Mental Health and Wellbeing across the school
  • Lead events to support charities
  • Lead the school in becoming Eco friendly

This year (2023-2024) our School Council has grown to enable us to manage different initiatives we would like to put in place and embed within school.  Each of the key areas will be led by our Year 6 council members and incorporate representatives from each year group.  This will enable us to set high expectations, take the lead in initiatives with guidance from Mrs Golledge and achieve more for the children we represent.

As part of our role in school, School Council represent the following Rights Respecting Articles:

Article 12: You have the rights to give your opinion, and for adults to listen and take it seriously.

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education.  You should be encouraged to go to school to the highest level you can.

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities.  It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people.

Article 42: You have the right to know your rights!


School Council Representative Responsibilities:

  • To attend all School Council Meetings.  These take place on Mondays: rotated between one short meeting (10:30-10:45) and one longer meeting (10:15-10:45)
  • To represent the voice of my class and school
  • To share my class’s views and ideas with School Council
  • To use a majority vote when making decisions
  • To hold a Class Council Meeting after each School Council Meeting to:
    • feedback what has been discussed at Schol Council
    • give children in my class the pportunity to share their ideas
    • give children in my class the pportunity to make suggestions which would improve the school
  • To undertake any practical tasks necessary to the role (e.g. leading initiatives, writing action plans, making posters, writing letters, photocopying)
  • To support other School Council members
  • To disseminate information to the Head Teacher in a brief meeting (School Council in Year 6)

British Values are at the forefront of everything we do as active members of our school community:

  • We know that we are special
  • We listen to and respect other people’s opinions and values
  • We try to help other people
  • We treat everybody equally