School Council

 

What is Children’s School Council?


Children’s School Council is a group of children who meet every other week to discuss issues within the school. There is one Children’s School Councillor from each class in Key Stage 1 and 2. These are elected in September in each class by their class.

Aims and objectives of School Council.
To provide opportunity for pupils to become partners in their own education and to make a positive contribution to the school environment and ethos.

To develop and promote children’s self-confidence, social skills and their responsible behaviour towards each other and towards their teachers and adult members of staff.

To develop the pupil’s knowledge, skills and understanding of how to contribute to society as a whole and what it means to be an active citizen.

To develop pupils recognition of themselves as worthwhile individuals with a right to be heard.

To allow children to have a ‘voice’ and to share their opinions and ideas with others.

To allow children to become more responsible and actively involved in the decision – making process of the school.

To develop important life skills that promotes positive mental health and social welfare, emotional literacy critical and moral reasoning, self-esteem, self-awareness, communication skills, relationship skills and assertiveness.

SC Meeting Minutes
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