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At Foster’s we are proud to have pupil representatives that take part in School Council meetings.  This is in place where pupils have a voice and are involved in decisions about the school that affect them.  All pupils have the opportunity to raise issues, share ideas and take part in discussions that involve all of their classmates in reaching a democratic solution.  Wider issues that arise in class are discussed further at School Council, this ensures that as many pupil voices as possible are heard.

 

Pupils at Foster’s know that this is their school and their thoughts and ideas matter.

School Council pupils are nominated and then voted for by their classmates. They are not chosen by their teachers.

 

Foster’s School Council

2017-18

 

Wattle:

Daisy & Reggie

 

Oak:

Freddie & Louisa

 

Beech:

Belle & Joshua

 

Poplar:

Isla & Finley

 

Joshua:

Oliver & Sofia

 

Magnolia:

Katie & Tianming

 

Willow:

Evie & Lucas

 

Pine:

Bella & Noah

 

Maple:

Callum & Hadicha

 

Birch:

Henry & Mia

 

Cedar:

Harleen & Adi

 

Aspen:

Owen & Ella

 

 

The Chairperson/Vice Chairperson help lead the meetings and go through the agenda. The Secretary then scribes what has been discussed. The other pupils also make note of what has been discussed in meetings so that they can share the key points with their classmates.

 

The School Council are responsible for deciding what they want to focus most of their work on. We have narrowed it down to a few projects, which will be discussed and final decisions will be made in Autumn 2. 

 

 

 

School Council 2016-2017:

 

 

Another big event was RED NOSE DAY. The School Council helped order a huge batch of red noses and sold them around school. They also had the great idea of a CRAZY HAIR DAY to help raise more money. In total we raised an excellent £620.22.

They have thought a lot about the wellbeing of staff and pupils, and decided to source and print out inspirational quotes to help motivate us all throughout the day. This was one of our favourites:

School Council reps have worked with our catering team, Harrisons. They completed a questionnaire about the quality of lunchtimes, including what they like and what can be improved.The School Council have been keen to get involved in debates, discussing issues such as: Should we have a school uniform? Should we do homework? And should we go to school at the weekend?

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