UNCRC Article 12
Every child has the right to say what they think in all matters affecting them and to have their views taken seriously.
Our School Council gives children a voice in how the school is run. Every term, each class from Year 2 (age 6-7) upwards elects a School Council member to represent their views in the Council. They meet together every 2 weeks with Mr Holmes, Headteacher.
Matters affecting the school are discussed, such as ideas for playtime games and equipment, ideas for guest speakers in assembly, improvements to school dinners, suggestions for new
UNCRC Article 13
Every child must be free to say what they think and to seek and receive all kinds of information.
clubs and changes in the curriculum. School Council members hold weekly meetings in their classes to report on the meeting and consult with the children on any new ideas to take back to the Council the following week.
The class names were selected in this way and the key charities that the school supports each year are chosen through School Council.
Recently, school council has visited our local Foodbank to deliver our Harvest Festival donations, The Houses of Parliament and Wandsworth Council to find out more about how democracy works in Britain.
School Council members Autumn 2017
Members: Maya Vyas, Sabir Ali Adow (Yr 6), Lucy Edwards, Olivia Thompson (Yr 5), Stephen Tyndale, Hannah Widarto (Yr 4), Hattie Mayers, Max Wilford (Yr 3), Freddie Lloyd, Minnie Snashall, Toby Wood (Yr 2)