School Council

School Council Representatives


What? Why? How? When?

  • What is the School Council?
  • An inclusive, structured, forum for discussion and decision-making.
  • A means for children to raise issues and concerns.
  • A means to consult all pupils.


Why have a School Council?

  • To help children develop responsible attitudes
  • To give children hands-on experience of issues in the National Curriculum, including PHSE and Citizenship
  • To create a feeling of belonging, encourage listening to others and develop self-confidence
  • To improve pupil/teacher relationships
  • To consult pupils on matters that effect them.


How does the School Council work?

  • The Chair leads the meetings
  • Conventional committee procedures are used
  • Class representatives bring issues to the School Council


When does the School Council take place?

  • At lunchtimes, usually once a month.


How can I raise an issue?

  • Tell your class representative- your point will be raised at the next meeting


How do I find out what happened?

  • Class representatives will feed back to their class as soon as possible the following week. Infant representatives will speak to Nursery, Reception and Year 1.