The School Council is made up of representatives from each class in the school. Children who are interested in becoming part of the council write manifestos at the beginning of the year and their peers vote for them. The children work in partnership with school staff, governors and parents for the benefit of the school and its pupils.
We believe that good school councils help to involve all young people in the life of their school and community. Our council has been involved in staff interviews, planning school events, improving dinner times and designing markings for the school playground, to name but a few. They listen to the ideas and suggestions of their peers and feedback to the school staff.
The school council meet every few weeks. They help Mrs Williams by giving a child’s point of view on new initiatives. They are also proactive in coming up with their own ideas.
The council feedback to their classes after the meetings and can record the main points here on the school website. Other children can then offer suggestions and help to bring about positive change in our school.
The Worship Council
We formed the Worship council in 2019. A group of children from Baschurch and Myddle spent a day in the church with our diocesan Christian Distinctiveness Advisor, the vicar, some members of the church and our deputy heads. They had a hands-on day thinking of ideas for prayer spaces, creative worships, evaluating worship, helping others. They now use these ideas to plan and deliver worship in school, contribute to church services, help their teacher with ideas for prayer, reflection and so on.
In September 2020 after a challenging and unusual year we decided that we could try to do more to help our world. We are now aiming to achieve our Eco-schools award, and the first step was to form an eco-council with a member from each class involved. They already have lots of amazing ideas on how we can save energy, waste less and increase biodiversity.
Read and Comment on our Blog
Our 3 groups of children write their own blog in our blogging area. They value any comments that other pupils, staff or parents make. It is a great way for them to pass on ideas and share comments which will help improve our school and the local community.