What is the School Council?

The purpose of the School Council is to represent the views and opinions of pupils and to be a forum for active and constructive pupil input into the daily life of the school.

Each class in Year Groups Rec – 4 has two elected representatives. Class elections take place in September each year. 

The School Council benefits the whole school as it gives opportunities for pupils to communicate their feelings and opinions as well as influencing decisions that are made.

Issues that might be discussed in the School Council meetings include:

  • Pupil Survey questions, responses and action to be taken
  • Friendship issues and playtime problems
  • School equipment
  • School and charity fundraising

How the School Council works

The School Council representatives meet at least once each month during the school year. They are given the opportunity to discuss any issues raised by their peers or by a member of staff and later that day, time to feedback to their class. Occasionally visitors from outside school will attend meetings to promote an activity or to ask for support or opinions. The meetings are led and minuted by the member of staff responsible for the School Council.