Our School Council consists of a democratically elected group of children who aim to give every child in the school a voice.
It is made up of 12 children, two from each year from Y1-Y6. At the beginning of each academic year all children are encouraged to put themselves forward as a representative on the School Council. All they need to have is a good manifesto and an honest belief that they will have a confident and positive influence on their school environment.
Once elected the School Council create a ‘vision statement’ and look at areas to focus upon for that academic year. They think about what they want to achieve and how it can improve the school. Every child in the school is encouraged to come up with ideas that would enhance their environment and these are then fed back to the Headteacher via the School Council and the School Council Lead. Children attend meetings every other week.
Roles of Chair and Secretary are rotated around the councillors in Key Stage 2 and initially voted in at the first council meeting.
The School Council have visited residential care homes, put on fun events such as Lambourn’s Got Talent, created ’50 things to do in Lambourn’ which was circulated across the county, spoken with Parish Councillors and local bodies about how the community can work together.