A school council is group of students who are elected to represent the views of all pupils and to improve their school.
What does it do
A school council does a number of things:
- The school council meets – usually with a teacher present – to discuss and sortout problems. These may include school lunches, behaviour or ideas for fundraising events.
- Members of the school council will be responsible for carrying out the ideas that have been agreed, such as planning discos, writing newspaper articles, or meeting with catering staff.
What jobs are there?
Each year, every class will normally elect 2 representatives to be members of the school council.
The council will then meet to elect officers such as:
What are our aims?
Our school council is one that represents the views of all students and gets things done.
We strive to have:-
- Regular meetings
- A council that is not too big
- Class/Form councils that meet regularly
- Good communication between representatives and their class
- Training for school council members
- Smaller groups (subcommittees) working on specific events or issues
- A bank account or budget (however small)
- Annual evaluations
Who are we?
School council member for 2018-19 are:
- Year 2; Max K and George B
- Year 3; Ellin W and Caden K
- Year 4; CallumN and Isobel H
- Year 5; Jasmine M and Victoria A
- Year 6; Jasmine L and Joshua G