School Council



School Council is a group of children from year 3 to year 6. We have two representatives from each class, a boy and a girl, who are elected on a yearly basis to represent their peers. . The council meets regularly to discuss issues which are relevant to our school. They represent views of our children, conduct surveys and meet with the Head Teacher, Senior Leadership team, Teachers and Governors.

It is important for us, as a school, to listen to the views of our pupils and take on board areas in which they believe we can improve. The views and opinions of all children matter to us.

When necessary they keep detailed minutes of each meeting and liaise with Miss Jones and Mrs Needham and other adults in the school community. All this helps to develop skills which will enable children to be effective citizens.



2019/2020 School Council 

           
    

School Council News and updates

January 2020 

Tuesday 13th January 

Towards the end of last year, our School Council made posters to try and encourage local residents to clean up after their dogs and help make the area around school a cleaner place. Today, they ventured out into the village and put their posters up in prominent areas around Deepcar, with the hope that it will encourage dog owners to help keep pavements dog poo free. 


    


Another great job by our School Council.


Tuesday 6th January

Year 5 and 6 School Council members met with Mrs Needham this afternoon. Together they are seeking funding from the Acorn Fund, which is part of the Children's University. If the funding is received, the money will be used to purchase resources for our school.


December 2019 

11th December 


Members of our School Council make Christingles for our Junior Carol Service taking place tomorrow. 


    
November 2019

Our newly elected School Council are already hard at work. Their mission is to tackle the amount of dog poo around the village. Look out for their fantastic posters around the area.


September 2019

Elections for this years school council have recently taken place and the newly appointed year 5 and 6 councillors visited Stocksbridge Town Council in October. Year 3 and 4 School Council members will not miss out as we plan a further visit later this year. Whilst there they got to meet, the Mayor and Chairman for 2019/20 Councillor Catherine Ward, to whom we must say a big thank you for letting us visit, we had a great learning experience.
  
         










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