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Pupil Voice


Our School Council represents the views of all our pupils. It gives children the opportunity to make their voices heard and feel part of the whole school community.


What do the School Council do?

  • Listen to the views and concerns of other pupils
  • Think of ideas that will help to improve aspects of the school and make decisions
  • Think about how we can contribute locally and globally
  • Fundraise for the school and local community
  • Make sure the school is a happy and safe place
  • Encourage all children to make suggestions and act upon them where appropriate


What are the qualities of a School Council representative?

  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Willing to give up their free time
  • Confident
  • Fair


School Council Elections

The School Council representatives are voted for by their class. 

Each class from Year 2 – 6 has two representatives.

A Chair person and Vice Chair will also be voted for.


Meet Our School Council Representatives:



What makes the School Council effective?


  • Attendance of all representatives at each meeting

  • Good communication between representatives and the class

  • Smaller groups within the school council working on particular projects, issues and events

  • Regular class meetings-children are able to voice their ideas and concerns each week to school council members


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