The aim of School’s Council is to enable the pupils of our School to have a ‘pupil voice.’ This means that when important decisions are being made about our School, they will be able to speak on behalf of the pupils. For example: they may be asked to assist with interviewing of new staff; changes in the way play-times are organised and other issues relating to the school.
It is very important that we ask our children’s opinions on many issues because it will help them to understand how things work, how decisions are made and how to work co-operatively.
The current School’s Council is made up from two class representatives from each class from year two to year six. Alongside voting for class representatives, we held hustings and a voting day where the two School captains were chosen by the children. The captains have a very exciting role which will be developed during the year. As part of their role they will be able to meet visitors to the school, talk with governors and work with the School’s Council to discuss issues. This term the School’s Council will be discussing the following issues:
- Happier playtimes
- Anti-Bullying awareness
- Christian Values
- Staying safe
Please keep up-to-date with what is happening with School’s Council through the web site. We hope that very soon the children will be writing their own articles to post.
We wish all of the children involved a very successful and productive year.
Some of our activities this year:
Jeans for Genes Day
Children in Need Day
Road Safety week
Red Nose Day
Visit from our local Member of Parliament
Steve Barclay, MP visited our school and was interviewed by the School Council representatives. They asked him questions about is vision for Wisbech in the future, what he liked most about his job and how he could help us to keep children safe outside the front of school at home time. Click here to read the article.