School Council 2017/2018
Our school council representatives for this school year are:
6C - Alfie Bolton and Brooke Barnes
6O - Russell Moulding and Molly Douglas
5L - Maddison Shields and Ben Jagger
5E - Lucy Williamson and Rosie Holland
4T - Katie Thompson and Riley Bradshaw
4R - Summer Tyrer and Emilia Monk
3G - Andrea Yates and Jacob Malcolm
3P - Alicia Ball and Amy Hopcraft
Woodlea Junior School are very proud of their school council. There are two representative from each class across the school. The children who wish to be voted onto the School Council create a poster, saying why they would be a good council member for their class. Following this, the children each have the opportunity to speak in front of their class and say what they promise to do, should they be voted onto the school council. Each child in the class has two votes and chooses who they would like to represent their class.
The successful children who are voted onto the School Council are announced in a special assembly.
Autumn Term Issues
Children from across the school have been talking to their school council representatives about issues they would like to see resolved. One of those issues was regarding getting changed for P.E. In years 5 and 6, girls were getting changed separately to the boys, but the arrangements were not sustainable. So, now we have decided as a school council, that on P.E days, one year group classroom will be the changing room for the girls, and the other classroom will be a changing room for the boys.
We have also had a rather disappointing issue to try and solve. Things have been going missing in the Years 3 & 4 girls cloakroom. Personal items have been disappearing from bags, so our school council team have elected monitors for the cloakrooms.
Spring Term Issues
This half term, we have raised a main issue in school: classes were coming back in to school after break and dinner times in a rowdy manner. We wanted to encourage children to come in ready to learn so our school council members now have a designated spot on the corridors to promote and encourage good corridor behaviour. We pass the message on to teachers if the children are being silly, and the teacher will then decide what to do with that information.
Summer Term Issues
School Council have com up with some ideas of what they would like to focus on this term.
They have loved having the Heart of The School open and accessible, but have realised that when the weather is hot, there is no shade. School Council have therefore decided that they would like to focus on how to create some shade in the Heart and perhaps come up with some fundraising ideas to purchase parasols or something similar to give a bit of shade.
They have also been working hard on ensuring the rest of the classes are coming in to school sensibly and ready to learn after break and dinner time.