What is the School Council?
- An inclusive, structured, meeting time 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 improve behaviour
- To give children hands-on experience of issues in the National Curriculum, including PHSE and Citizenship
- To embed the feeling of belonging, encourage listening to others and develop self-confidence
How does the School Council work?
Mrs Nicholls leads the meetings and the two School Council representatives from each class are present. Children are encouraged to listen to each other, respond to questions and share their ideas with the group. The representatives then return to class and are given time to feedback to their peers and possibly discuss new items.
When does the School Council take place?
Usually twice a half term for 15-20 minutes.
School Councillors for 2017-18 are:
Morpurgo Class – Jacob Wright and Mia Funnell
Dahl Class – Theo Huggins-Woolcock and Ruby McDonnell
Walliams Class – Caden Evans and Olivia Hayman
Fine Class – Lee Smith and Mia Selsby
Browne Class – Olivia Funnell and Toby Waiton
Rosen Class – Carlo Erotokrios and Marianne Janini