School Council

A school council is a group of pupils elected by their fellow pupils to represent their opinions and raise issues with your headteacher and governors in the school. The school council can also take forward projects on behalf of the pupils, and be involved in planning and things like the School Development Plan, governing body meetings and interviewing staff.
 
Year 1
 
Hetti and Gabriel
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I wanted to become a member of the School Council to listen to my class friends and ask them what they want.

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
I would like to see more play equipment being purchased for school.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council? L
istening to others and making sure their views are discussed at meetings.
 
Year 2
 
Gracie
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I want to share ideas and help pupils.

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
To see more equipment for outside play.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council?
Make good decisions, and listening carefully to what others have to say.
 
Olly
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
To help people.

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
I want to make people feel happy by getting new things like an adventure playground.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council?
Being well behaved and helpful.
 
Year 3
 
Alexa
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I wanted to be a School Councillor so that I can assist pupils with what they would like to have in school.

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
More equipment for the school.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council? 
Being polite and helpful and listening to what others have to say.
 
Joel
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I wanted to represent my classmates

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
I want to ask the children in school what they want in school. I want to make positive changes for my class mates.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council? 
Having nice manners and helping people.
 
Year 4
 
Dean
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I wanted to be a member of the School Council to assist younger pupils in the dinner hall and at playtimes.

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
I hope to increase the number of activities in school.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council? 
I think the good qualities are you should set an example for the rest of the class and school.
 
Lucie
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I wanted to become a member because I want to be able to put forward other pupils' views.
 
What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
Be responsible for more after school clubs such as sports club, computer club.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council? 
You need to be helpful, kind and honest.
 
Year 5
 
Lewis
  
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I wanted to become a member of the School Council to represent my class.

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
I want to help my friends solve any problems or disagreements.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council? They should be respectful and helpful.
 
Siena
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I wanted to be a member of the School Council to help with getting new equipment for school.

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
I want to achieve more people being happy.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council? 
To be a good role model, helpful and kind.
 
Year 6
 
Thomas
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I wanted to become a School Council member to set a good example to other classes

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
I want to cure some of the children's boredom at break times.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council? To be a good role model and be smart!
 
Nikita
 
Why did you want to become a member of the School Council?
I wanted to sat a good example to the younger children.

What do you hope to achieve in the next year?
To have milkshake Monday, to get more equipment for the school and have good treats for everybody.

What would you consider to be the qualities of a good member of the School Council? 
To be kind, help everyone and help the younger ones.