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What is a school council?

A school council is group of students who are elected to represent the views of all pupils and to improve their school.


What does the council do?

The school council does a number of things:

Our school council meets, with a teacher present - to discuss and sort out problems. These may include school fundraising, littering around school and safe parking.

Members of the school council are responsible for carrying out the ideas that have been agreed, such as planning competitions, organising fun nights and Eid parties.


What are the aims of the school council?

To make sure that our school is a safe and happy place for children.

To make sure that children have a place to voice their concerns.

To encourage all children in the school to suggest improvements.

To make sure any suggestions or concerns are listened to and acted upon.


What makes our school council a good one?

A good school council is one that represents the views of all students and gets things done.


These are some things that make our school council effective:

Regular meetings

A council that is not too big (20 members)

Good communication between representatives and their class



What has our school council done?

· Held fun night and film nights.

· Distributed our Harvest collection.

· Designed the school’s Christmas card

· Registered with The Great Spring Clean

· Helped raise £743 for Pendleside Hospice

· Organised competitions with prizes

· Arranged a sponsored run - money raised paid for our Eid Parties

· Organised a Dance a thon for Comic relief

· Helped out at Eid sale, parents evenings and summer fayre

· Invited other schools to visit us.


Our Aim for 2021-2022

Walverden will again, elect some hard working and dedicated members to the council this year, which will lead to us great achievements.

The school, the school council and the pupils will work as one to help each other reach our school vision;

to dream, to believe and to achieve.