Students in each class (Y6 to Y10) elect one representative to sit on the School Council.
This elected body meets regularly with the Head of Student Council and occasionally with the Principal and SMT to discuss important School issues. At these meetings the representatives convey the views of the students to Management and this helps to shape policies within the School.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Student Council:
Roles of the Student Council
- To officially represent all the students in the school.
- To regularly communicate with classes and forms about Student Council concerns/ideas.
- To identify and help solve problems encountered by students in the school.
- To communicate its opinion to the school administration on any subject that concerns students and on which the council wishes to be consulted.
- To promote and encourage the involvement of students in organising school activities.
- To act as a forum for the expression of student opinion.
- To encourage student involvement in student based activities.
- To encourage and provide opportunities for student leadership and organisational abilities.
- To become involved in any initiatives that may lead to the overall improvement of the school.
- To support student representation of the school wherever possible.
- To encourage activities and behaviour which lead to a greater public image for the school.
- To work towards a cooperative and harmonious school environment.
Responsibilities of the Student Council
- To promote the interests of students among the school administration, staff and parents.
- To inform students about any subject that concerns them.
- To consult students on any issue of importance.
- To organise financial campaigns for school life and charitable activities.
- To organise educational and recreational activities for students.
- To participate in developing the school’s educational projects and to promote it to students.
- To organise an activity to recognise the efforts of students involved in organising school activities.
- To propose activities to the school administration that would improve the quality of life in the school.
- To maintain good relations, out of mutual respect, with the school staff (the principal, teaching and non-teaching personnel) and parents.
- To have fun!