Our school councilors have been elected this year by their peers to be represent the views of all pupils and ensure every voice gets heard.
They always listen to the views of their peers in class council meetings and bring their suggestions to fortnightly school council meetings with an aim to make our school a happy place for everyone.
They are striving to achieve the International School Award this year and develop the ‘Global Citizen’ branch the school’s GROW ethos. They aim to celebrate cultural diversity in the school by hosting a world week and organize events for different charities. By doing this, they will be helping those who are less fortunate in the wider world and supporting those directly in our school community.
Pupil voices are used across the whole school for a range of purposes: to elect leaders, choosing their 100 square treat, choice of class reading book, dinner menu options, play equipment and after school clubs.
School Council 2020 - 2021
September 2019 – New school councilors were elected in class. Every prospective class councilor made a speech to their class and were chosen using a democratic system. Two members from each class Y2 – Y6 were elected.
October 11th 2019 - We discussed successes from previous school years and projects they would like to see continuing in the school. Returning school councilors would like to participate in the ‘Keep Britain Tidy’ campaign once more but make it more high profile and include everyone in the school. The school choir have expressed a desire to have another Carol concert. KS1 shared their desire to have a class bear which they take home. KS2 expressed a desire to have a class pet.
November 6th 2019 - We discussed ideas for Children In Need and making it as active as possible due to the links with Joe Wicks. The children decided to dress up in yellow, start the day with GUGG and have a continuous running relay.
November 20th 2019 - We thanked everyone for their efforts in a record breaking total for a charity day at Katherines. An incredible £984 was raised for Children In Need.
December 5th 2019 - The International School Council Award was introduced. The children expressed a great desire to host a world week where each class studies a different country.
January 22nd 2019 - The children shared lots of suggestions regarding school dinner options and lunch time arrangements. KS2 would like to introduce a bell system on the playground to ensure they can be collected in an efficient and timely manner to get their dinner. They were very keen to host a ‘Katherines Got Talent’ competition to celebrate the unique and individual talents of their peers. A date will be confirmed. Ideas were shared for NSPCC number day.