What is a School Council?
A school council is a group of pupils elected by their fellow pupils to represent their opinions and raise issues with your headteacher and governors in the school. The school council can also take forward projects on behalf of the pupils, and be involved in planning and things like the School Development Plan, governing body meetings and interviewing staff.
To be effective, the school council must:
Make sure that:
Sefton Special School Council
This group is made up of the special schools within Sefton, the pupils meet once a term to socialise with other school council representatives and chat about things that they would like to do as a group. the group takes place in a different school and allows pupils to see what the other schools are like. pupils have designed their own group logo, created a name (SSSC) and started work on doing a talent competition
PRIMARY PLAY INVESTMENT
Our Governors listened to the pupil voice from our Primary pupils and decided to spend £5000 on some new play equipment for our Primary playground. Primary pupils were given a list of suitable play equipment and used mathematics lessons to discuss the equipment and cost the items that they would like.
They voted to make the results fair, and used very good social skills in discussing what they would like. This was sent to a play development company, and in February 2014 we installed our adventure playground.
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