Our School Council is group of children who are elected to
represent the views of pupils and to improve our school.
We have two pupils from each class and have regular meetings with Mrs Wain
Our members for the school year 2018 - 2019
Badgers - Noah and Erin
Ladybirds - Erys and Feris
Owls - Maria and Jacob
Squirrels - Harrison and Elsie
Butterflies - Kaj and Eloise
Foxes - Pavinya and Ronan
A School Council Suggestion Box is located in the hall - our children are encouraged to use this to help improve our school.
Minutes of the meetings are placed on a School Council Notice Board in the hall
Extracts from the minutes of meetings
5th June 2019
Arrangements for the Summer Fayre (raffle tickets, parent helpers, non uniform day)
E-mail received from Beech House thanking the councillors for visiting them
Homework to be sent out to help with the school motto
Arrangements for the showcase to governors, parents and helpers on Friday 19th July
26th April 2019
Parent./adult helpers were invited to the meeting
Cycle/Walking fundraiser to be organised in June
A parent/grandparent helper has offered to help with lottery bid writing and community communication
Easter Cake sale was a huge success
New leaflet for the school council parent helpers made for distribution to new parents/carers
Summer Fayre date decided as 11th July at 3.15pm.
Local businesses have been contacted for help with raffle prizes, some have donated prizes already.
Activity afternoon arranged with Beech House Care Home on 10th May.
15th March 2019
Parent Helper Meeting
A successful meeting with a selection of parents/grandparents was held
The school councillors welcomed the visitors and the adults had lots of ideas with parents willing to help with fundraising.
The dates of the council meeting to be put on Prospect Press so parents/grandparents can attend with ideas if they wish
A leaflet will be created for the new starter pack, inviting parents to get involved around school
The focus for the group project will be the Summer Fayre.
1st March 2019
Mrs Wain to make the fundraising total for the notice board
Letters have been sent to parents and other family members to a Friends of School council meeting on 15.3.19
Notes sent to classes asking for ideas for fundraising and activities within the classroom that the friends group could help with
An invite has been received from Beech House Care Home. Mrs Wain to arrange an appropriate date.
25th January 2019
Good feedback received from the governors who came to look at the samples work from the classes
Letters of thanks sent to local companies for the Christmas raffle
Meeting to be arranged with Beech House Care Home
Year 1 councillors to visit Beech House in the Summer
Letters to go out to asking for helpers at events
Fundraising ideas for this year were discussed
Councillors agreed that the fundraising for fixed playground equipment was a really good idea.
19th October 2018
Contact has been made with Beech House Care Home
Invites to be sent to the residents for the Christmas plays at Christ Church
Beech House have invited the school councillors to visit them at their home
School Councillors to host Governor showcases once a term - dates agreed
Mrs Alder has asked the school councillors to discuss a playground competition
Fundraising from last year has gone towards building an outdoor shelter
Christmas raffle hampers discussed
Other fundraising ideas - tuck shop, sponsored bike ride / walk / skip / dance
28th September 2018
Welcome and introductions
Responsibilities of the school council
Allocation of jobs
Photographs taken of school councillors
Different projects discussed