Our School Council
Pupil Voice is important for children to be fairly represented and consulted about what happens in their school life, learning / curriculum and enjoyment.
In a democratic way, each class votes for 2 class representatives, to be part of the School Council. The Council ideally meet once a week (Wednesdays) when possible. The meetings are to discuss business, share ideas and agree actions that will be shared back in class.
Currently, the four actions are...
- Ensuring children are an integral part of the school grounds redevelopments
- Fundraise for local and national charities to improve access for all children to their rights
- Improving playtimes
- Supporting the school community with their wellbeing though play in the local community.
The children are also involved in daily decision-making, sharing views and supporting strategic school improvement.
What a busy year...
Here are some of our achievements...
* creating the ABCDE of children's rights for the classrooms
* creating lunchtime, playtime and collective reflection charters
* planning a whole school 'Children's day' , 'Earth day', 'Diversity day' and a safer internet afternoon.
* planning how to include our SMSC characters in our learning
* identifying where SMSC an children's rights appear in our learning and day to day lives at school
* sharing British Values and considering ways they can be promoted in our school community
* Christmas hoops and diversity day
* Outright campaign linked to play in Hedge End
Click on the link below to find out more about the charities we have supprted this year.
Playtime survey results
Playtime follow up and lines of enquiry.
Is there anything we could do to make playtime better?
- Running track on playground
- Better footballs
- More play equipment animals, sea animals, Barbies, trains, cars
- More shade
- Sand pit
- Outdoor board games
- Soft surface to play on
- real football goal
- stop play fighting
- swing and slide
Lines of enquiry
- use of playtime equipment– at present fewer Y2 children are accessing it
- role of play leaders to support play and friendships
- children knowing who to go to if there is a problem – currently EYFS children who are unsure
- running around
- quiet spaces