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School Council

Representing your class on the School Council

What makes a good School Council representative?

  • Fairness
  • Good listener
  • Good memory
  • Reliability
  • Good manners
  • Respected by pupils, teachers and support staff
  • Hard working
  • Sets a good example around school
  • Shows consideration for others
  • Enthusiasm

As a School Council, we aim to:

  • Encourage a listening  and a Rights Respecting  school
  • Give pupils responsibility for helping to make our community a good environment in which to learn
  • Encourage pupils to make positive contributions  to improving the school atmosphere and environment
  • Provide further opportunities for pupils to develop communication and relationship skills
  • Foster an environment where  pupils can learn to improve self-awareness, assertiveness and self esteem
  • Be involved in planning school development, meeting with governors and represent the school

As a class representative you must:

Talk to the school council about the concerns of the class, and feed back to your class about what has been discussed during School Council meetings.

School Council elections are held annually. Candidates for the school council are nominated by their class peers. Candidates may also nominate themselves. House Captains will automatically have a seat on the School Council.