Every September each class elects one child to be their representative on the School Council, which meets at least six times per year. Year 6 have two school councillors. They discuss ways to improve our school and have made valuable suggestions relating to a variety of issues in school. In classes, issues are discussed and suggestions made. These are put forward at council meetings and outcomes are feedback to classes.
Our school councillors for the new academic year will appear here in September.
Meet the School Councillors of 2017 – 2018
Well done to everyone who took part. It was very close again this year. Our School Council members this year are
Year 1 – Ella
Year 2 – Max C
Year 3 – Annabel
Year 4 – Eloise
Year 5 – Ollie
Year 6 – Chloe and Jake
School Council Voting Day
On Wednesday 27th September it was our school council voting day! We talked about the importance of voting and each class came to give their vote.
Friday 29th September
Today we thought about what our school council is and what we can do for the school. We also thought about what qualities would make a good school Councillor. We decided that we would have meetings every two weeks during at the beginning of Tuesday lunchtime.
What is a School Council?
A school council is a group of pupils who are elected by their class to represent the views of all children to improve their school.
What do we do?
Our school council meets regularly to discuss and sort out problems and ideas. These may include ways to improve the school generally or fundraising/fun events for charity. One of our main focuses this year will be to raise money for a different charity each term.
Members of the school council will be responsible for carrying out the ideas that they have agreed, such as planning charity events and putting forward views of other children in the school. We believe that all ideas are important and should be heard.
The school council’s first job was to count the money that each class has raised for our Harvest charity, Porchlight. We raised £129.32.
Friday 20th October
We organised a ‘Wear it Pink’ day at school to raise awareness and funding life-saving breast cancer research. We are pleased to say we raised £167.25. Please see our Events page for photographs.
Friday 17th November
Today the children of Hildenborough school showed us their amazing talents in the ‘Rising Stars Talent Show’. We were amazed by the variety of acts and as well as having a lot of fun we were able to raise £301.70 for Children in Need. Please see our Events page for photographs.
Guide Dogs for the Blind
On 9th February the School Council organised a day for us to dress up as a animal to raise money for Guide Dogs for the Blind. So far we have raised £176 towards sponsoring our Guide dog.