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Jerounds Primary School

Primary Academy

School Council

The school council at Jerounds is group of students who are democratically elected to represent the views of all pupils and to improve our school. They write speeches to persuade voters and every pupil then votes for their favourite.

The School Council meet to discuss and improve. They:

  • Have regular meetings
  • Have good communication between each other and their class
  • Partake in training for school council members

A school council is a group of pupils elected by their fellow pupils to represent their opinions and raise issues with the headteacher and governors in the school.  The school council can also take forward projects on behalf of the pupils, and be involved in planning and things like the school development plan, governing body meetings and interviewing staff.

To be effective, the school council must:

  • Represent all pupils and include as many people as possible
  • Take time to listen to all pupils and communicate their views.
  • Feed back to pupils about what happened about their views.
  • Make things happen - or explain why they can't.

As a member of the School Council the children agree to the following:

Be fair and listen to all children
Follow the school rules consistently
Respect everyone
Keep myself and others safe
Role model excellent behaviour and attitude towards my work
Work as a team to make positive changes in our school