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School Council

The School Council

The School Council is made up of two children per class from Woodpeckers (Year 1) to Eagles (Year 6). At the beginning of the Autumn term the children who were interested in becoming class councillors gave a personal presentation to their classes describing how their individual qualities and characteristics made them suitable for the role. Each class then held a democratic election to appoint their chosen representatives. The council meets on a weekly basis.

 

These are the elected councillors for 2018 – 2019:

 

Woodpeckers: Amaani Mamuji, Humayd Nargolia

Kingfishers: Suleman Mohammed, Aisha Saddique

Swallows: Owais Khan, Ayesha Noori

Doves: Farhan Iqbal, Aleksandra Vasileva

Owls: Noor Faisal, Asad Noori

Kestrels: Haris Afzal, Juwairiya Hanslod

Hawks: Saleh Mohammed, Ayesha Sidat

Eagles: Faizan Sattar, Aksa Syed

 

What is the School Council?

  • an inclusive, structured forum for discussion and decision-making
  • a means for children to raise issues and make suggestions
  • a way of consulting all pupils in our school

 

Why have a School Council?

  • to give all children a say in how our school is run
  • to help children develop responsible attitudes
  • to develop pupil/teacher relationships
  • to encourage a sense of commitment and working towards common goals

 

What are the responsibilities of a School Councillor?

  • to represent their class in meetings
  • to pass on comments, questions or information from their class to the council
  • to set a good example for other children in the school
  • to be a great ambassador for our school

 

Minutes of Meetings

Chosen councillors take minutes of the meetings and a copy of these are given to all classes for the councillors to share with their classmates.

 

We are currently awaiting the arrival of a special School Council noticeboard where minutes of our meetings and information about forthcoming events will be displayed.

 

What are the Council’s priorities for this year?

  • liaise with their classmates to come up with ideas for lunchtime clubs which the councillors will help to run;
  • be involved in organising Red Nose Day in March to raise funds for disadvantaged children;
  • organise a fund-raising day for Operation Smile (to help provide surgery for children born with cleft palates);
  • improve our playtimes;
  • organise and run a Summer Fair in 2019 and beat the amount raised last year.
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