The School Council Cake sale was held after school today and was a great success. Thank you to everyone that supported it and a special mention to all of the children who helped serve at the event.
Please see below for photographs of the event:
School Councillors are:
Lola and Dylan
Delphine and Charlie
Emmi and Sam
Poppy and Samuel
School council members have decided that they would like to raise money for Comic Relief. The following events will be taking place at school:
Thursday 23rd March - Cake Sale after school
Friday 24th March - Mufti day with the theme of 'wear something Red' Donation of £1.00 for Comic Relief
There is now a comments and suggestions box located in the main corridor outside of the hall. Children are encouraged to put their ideas and suggestions in here. The box will be emptied by councillors every Friday.
Minutes from the first meeting:
The new school council members met with Nikki Johnson on 28th February. You can read the minutes below
Present: Poppy, Emmi, Sam, Charlie, Delphine, Lola, Dylan and Mrs Johnson
Chair - Emmi
Vice Chair - Poppy
Treasurer - Sam
Samuel was not able to attend the meeting but will be asked if he would like to be secretary
Councillors discussed how they could communicate with other class members and it was agreed that a school council suggestion / comments box will be provided. NJ to organise this
Children will also be provided with clipboards and information about what has been agreed and any actions to be taken inbetween meetings.
School council will raise funds for Comic relief on 24th March. The theme is to be decided but due to time restrictions will be kept simple. Possibly 'wear something red' the council will meet on Friday 3rd March to make flyers to send home to parents and finalise the theme.
NJ asked if the council could gather children's views of the school for the website. These will be added to a section of the site so that the children are involved and can have their views acknowledged.
Councillors are going to collect ideas and suggestions from their classes about resources for the playground / lunchtime games to request from SPLAT. This will be discussed at the next meeting.
NJ will talk to teachers to decide how the councillors can relay the information from the meetings back to their class members.
The next meeting will be held on 21st March at 9am
What is a school council?
A school council is group of pupils who are elected to represent the views of all pupils and to improve their school.
What are the aims of the school council?
To make sure that our school is a safe and happy place for children.
To make sure that children have a place to voice their concerns.
To encourage all children in the school to suggest improvements.
To make sure any suggestions or concerns are listened to and acted upon.
What is involved in being a member of the school council?
The school council will meet every three weeks to discuss and sort out problems. They then share council ideas and decisions with their class.
Members of the school council will be responsible for carrying out the ideas that have been agreed, such as planning fundraising events, writing newspaper articles, or meeting with members of staff.