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The School Council

The School Council has an important role in our school. It ensures that all pupils have the opportunity to have a say in the running of our school. The School Council  is made of  a group of elected  representatives from each class.

At the beginning of each year, we spend  a few weeks working with the children making sure they understand the responsibilities and skills required to be a  class representative. Children are encouraged to prepare posters or speeches to explain to their classmates why they should be chosen.

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On 'election day' , the library becomes our polling station and the children are invited to mark their ballot papers secretly. The votes are counted and the child with the most votes from each year group is elected.



Currently our School Council is made of:


   Audrey is the Year 1 representative.

 Amelie is the Year 2 representative. 

  Lyla is the Year 3 representative.

  George is the Year 4 representative.

Noah and Freddie are the Year 5 representatives.

Jay Jay and Lyla are the Year 6 representatives.


These children meet with Mrs Thomas at the School Council to discuss the school , considering how they can make the learning experience better for everyone.

The class representatives share the minutes from the School Council back to their classes and hold a Class Council to discuss matters further.



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So far this year the School Council have :

  • Interviewed prospective teachers as part of the overall selection day.
  • Selected outdoor equipment for our FoHS to fundraise for.
  • Helped to plan Wellbeing Week.
  • Devised  zoning system for break times.