Millfield Primary School - School Council 2016 / 17

Next meeting: Thursday 25th May - 2.30pm

   

Millfield Primary School

School Council 2016/17

Year 3: Sophie Godber and Grace Hopkins

Year 4: Toby Hobbs and Dylan Preedy

Year 5: Edward Cross and Lucy Martin

Year 6: Tyler Benham and Caden Hughes

 

School Council Meeting - Thursday 11th May

Today the School Council discussed the introduction of a new year group behaviour award. It was decided that this award would operate for a trial period until the end of the school year to see if it is successful. The council discussed what good behaviour year groups had to show in order to win the award. After much discussion it was decided that the prize for the winning year group would be 15 minutes extra playtime to be taken at the digression of year group teachers. 

After this school council raised items of concern to them including number of pupils playing football at break time and the issue of fidget spinners in school.

Year 6 school council members were not present at this meeting as they were with their other pupils taking part in activities to mark the end of their Key Stage 2 tests. 

 

School Council Meeting - Thursday 27th April

At this meeting school council members discussed their experiences interviewing teachers for posts at the school.

They also discussed the impact of the Easter reading challenge and further ways of encouraging all pupils in the school to read more.

At the end of the meeting council members shared any issues or concerns bought to their attention by their class members. These included school dinners, litter and school uniform.

School Council Meeting - Thursday 30th March

At this meeting school council members discussed the questions they will ask candidates at forthcoming interviews. 

They also discussed the questionnaires recently completed by pupils and what could be done to address the issues raised by pupils.

At the end of the meeting council members shared any issues or concerns bought to their attention by their class members.

School Council Meeting - Thursday 16th March

Today the School Council discussed further the changes bought in to improve lunchtimes including the new lunch / dinner rota.

They also discussed ways in which pupils could be encouraged to read more and the idea of a reading challenge to take place over the forthcoming Easter holidays.

School Council Meeting - Thursday 2nd March

Meeting cancelled - World Book Day

School Council Meeting - Thursday 16th February

 

School Council Meeting - Thursday 2nd February

Meeting cancelled due to illness.

 

School Council Meeting - Thursday 19th January

At their meeting today school council members discussed the questions they would like put to lunchtime supervisors regarding how lunchtime is organised at our school. 

The council members also discussed further how the Litter Patrol could be managed at school.

Council members also raised concerns that has been been bought to their attention by their fellow pupils.

 

School Council Meeting - Thursday 5th January

At their meeting on the 5th January the school council discussed the impact of the increased Litter Patrols before the school holidays and how they could make sure that this was carried on.

The council also looked at some drawings and suggestions to develop a 'social' area on the school playground. Council members agreed to discuss this further at their next meeting.

At the end of the meeting council members shared any issues or concerns bought to their attention by their class members.

 

School Council Meeting - Thursday 1st December

At their meeting on the 1st December the school council discussed issues of concern to them including arrangements for performances in school and other events.

A concern was raised about the amount of litter on the school playground. School council members agreed to be part of the Litter Patrol all next week to raise awareness of the litter problem at school and encourage pupils to put all litter in the bins provided

To end the meeting council members shared any issues or concerns bought to their attention by their class members.

    

School Council Meeting - Thursday 17th November

At their meeting on the 17th November the school council discussed behaviour both in classrooms and on the playground.

It was agreed that generally all pupils in our school display good behaviour for learning in classrooms but that more could be done to improve behaviour on the playground.

The council members agreed that our school has a range of good ways of making sure behaviour at our school is good.

To end the meeting council members shared any issues or concerns bought to their attention by their class members.

School Council Meeting - Thursday 3rd November

At their meeting on the 3rd November school council members discussed the after school and lunchtime clubs that they would like to see running in school. They also provided the results of their survey about whether pupils would be keen to attend a before school club. 

They were then given their next set of items to discuss with their classes before the next meeting on the 17th November.

To end the meeting school council members raised any issues suggested by their fellow pupils.

School Council Meeting - Thursday 13th October

At their first meeting on Thursday 13th October our School Council discussed the rules that they needed to follow when attending meetings as well as how meetings would be organised.

They were then given their first set of issues to discuss with their classes regarding before and after school clubs.

To end the meeting school council members raised issues they wanted to have discussed at the next meeting.

 

    

Presentation of School Council Badges

On Friday 8th October at our Star of the Week assembly we were joined by the parents / carers of our newly elected School Council members. At this assembly our new School Council members were presented with their School Council badges to mark the start of their term of office as school councillors.

                                      

What is a School Council?

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

At Millfield we have a School Council that meet to discuss our school. This is their page on our web site that records the work they have done and the meetings they have had.

School Council members are elected by other pupils. When there are important decisions to be made, members of the School Council vote on these decisions with the majority vote winning

Pupils who feel they have the right qualities to be a good member of the School Council and who wanted to stand for election had to write a short speech saying why they think they would make a good school council representative.

Their fellow pupils then voted for their preferred candidate to represent them. This year School Council elections took place on Thursday 22nd September.

 

Elections for our new school council members took place on Thursday 22nd September 2016