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School Council

School Council 2020- 2021

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School Council 2019 -2020

Our Representatives 

 

Year 3 - Lucy and Zac

 

Year 4 - Louise and Martha 

 

Year 5 - Kensley and Samuel 

 

Year 6 - Flo and Millie 

 

School Council Executives - Lucas and Imogen 

Spring Projects 

 

  • To start the new half term off, the children completed pupil voice surveys for some of the subjects. We then took their suggestions on how to make the curriculum better. 
  • As part of Internet Safety week, we conducted a survey of how safe the children were on the internet. We asked if they knew how to stay safe, if they knew what to do if they got an inappropriate message and if they followed the rules that they have in school when they are at home. The teachers then delivered an assembly and some internet safety lessons and we re-did the survey to assess the impact. Overall, the children seemed to learn a lot about how to stay safe - they now need to ensure they follow the rules which they have been made aware of! 
  • Parking around school is an issue. The school council are trying to find new ways to ensure the grown ups do not park irresponsibly. If you have any ideas then please speak to your school council representative. 

Autumn Projects 

 

  • The School Council are in the process of booking a trip to go to the parliament buildings in London. We are hoping to learn more about politics and the UK voting system. To get the permission we needed from Mrs Downing, the children created presentations about the benefits a trip like this would have. Luckily, Mrs Downing has agreed! We have raised the money we need through a sponsored silence. 
  • Members of the school council have visited The Children's Adventure Farm Trust. We then delivered an assembly about what we learnt about the charity and now we will be raising money for this worthy cause. If you have any ideas please speak to your class representative. We have already organised a pyjama day for the full school which will be on 1st November. 
  • Mr Spinola has decided to start a new after school club. The representatives asked their class mates and we have decided to run a boxing club. 
  • Anti-Bullying week is coming up. In view of this, we asked the children what they know about bullying. We shared the anti-bullying policy with them and asked them for their feedback. 
  • Rose (our school chef) asked the school council for some feedback on school lunches. The school council conducted a survey which collected data about what foods people really liked, which dishes they were less fond of and any new ideas. 
  • A representative from the PTA came to our meeting to discuss fundraising ideas and events which are taking place. We shared ideas and then spoke to Mrs Downing about making them a reality. 
  • With mental health being a huge focus at the minute, we asked the children to discuss what would make them feel more safe and secure in school. They came up with some excellent suggestions such as calming music for the start of the day, fiddle toys, mindfulness colouring groups, a buddy system for stressful times (maybe assessments), comfy areas in each classroom and the list goes on! 

School Council 2018 - 2019

 

 

Friday 21st June - A VIP guest

 

At the start of the year the school council were keen to know more about politics. We therefore invited Sir Graham Brady into our school to tell us about his job and give us some information about his party. Today he very kindly came in to talk to the children. We started with an assembly and then the school council had the opportunity to interview him in more detail. 

Our Projects

Thursday 14th March 

 

After the success of our last book swap we decided to run another on World Book Day. Again, we had lots of books handed in and the children were able to take home a book they hadn’t read before. The children were all very enthusiastic and enjoyed making their choices. 

Saturday 1st December - Lantern Parade 

 

For the last few weeks the school council have been working hard to promote the lantern parade. They have made posters and flyers and then stayed late after school to talk about the parade with parents and try and encourage people to attend. Fortunately, their hard work paid off and we had an excellent turn out! 

 

Thank you so much to everybody that attended and we you had a great time attending the workshops, marching in the parade and singing Christmas songs with the choir!

 

Here are some photos from the event. 

Thursday 15th November - Book Swap 

 

One of our Year 5 school council representatives had a really good idea to do a book swap. The idea behind it was that everybody would get the opportunity to swap a book they had read for a new one. Lots of children took part and it was very well organised by our school council team. Thank you to everyone who brought in a book and thank you to all of my helpers. 

Your representatives

Miss Wray and Miss Richardson - School Council Team Leaders 

We have loved working with the children to come up with new ideas to make our school better. They have all been incredibly enthusiastic and well organised. If you would like to be a school council representative next year then please be thinking about what makes you a good candidate ready for the presentations at the start of the next academic year. If you have any ideas then please speak to your class representative. Thanks for visiting our page. 

 

Year 6 - Alex 

My name is Alex and I am very excited to have the role of school council. I think I make a good school council because I have  lots of ideas to improve the school like spreading the word of school events, for example the lantern parade and the book swap. I also have previous experience of being on the team because I was school council in Year 4.

 

Year 6 - Rosie

My name is Rosie and I am very happy to have the job of school council. I asked to be on school council because I wanted to help the teachers and the rest of the team but also I had lots of ideas. These ideas included helping with school events and spreading the word about activities we had organised. I also love everything that we are doing at the moment as it is very fun and interesting. This is a new experience but is very enjoyable.

 

Year 6 - Rofyda 

My name is Rofyda and I am delighted to be a school council representative. I think I am confident and good at coming up with ideas so I will make a good representative. 

 

Year 6 - Zoya 

My name is Zoya and I am very excited to have the role of the school council representative for my class. I think I would make a good representative because I have a lot of creative ideas for the school and I love organising things. It is great working together with our team and I think it is a great experience. 

 

Year 5 - Roman 

Hi, my name is Roman and I am happy that I am in school council. I think I am a good school council representative because I am not nervous and I have a loud voice. I am looking forward to coming up with some new ideas for our school. Thank you for voting for me. 

 

Year 5 - Isabelle

My name is Isabelle and I am very excited about being in the school council. I think I will do a good job helping teachers and organising projects. Also, I am going to try and make our school a happier and better place. 

 

Year 5 - Claudia 

My name is Claudia and I love being in the school council. I have lots of ideas, including the book swap as I love reading. The meetings are fun and interesting and we do lots of making posters, leaflets and powerpoints to give information to the other children about our projects. 

 

Year 4 - Alice 

My name is Alice and I am very excited to be in the school council business. I think I will be brilliant at it because I have a loud voice and I am very confident at speaking to people. I think this will be good for when school council run assemblies. Thank you to everyone who voted for me. 

 

Year 4 - Helena 

My name is Helena and I am very happy to be a school council representative. I wanted to be a representative because I am very kind and helpful. It is lots of fun to attend school council meetings because Miss Wray and Miss Richardson are good at running the meetings. 

 

Year 3 - Georgia 

Hello, my name is Georgia and I love being a school counciller. I think I would be a good representative because I am very creative. I like this job because I like making new friends and attending the meetings gives me chance to meet new people. 

 

Year 3 - Ellie

My name is Ellie and I am very happy to be a school council representative for my class. I wanted to get this job so I could get to know everybody better. I am excited to do new projects and help Miss Wray and Miss Richardson organise events. 

 

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