Pupil Voice at Keyworth

 

 

School Council

School Council meet regularly to work on different ways to improve our school. They listen to many ideas from their classmates and make sure that they represent the whole pupil voice when making changes.

School Council representatives need to have the following personal qualities:

  • Reliable
  • Responsible
  • Organised
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Good at listening to everyone
  • Able to remember thingsImage result for school council
  • Honest and sensible
  • Hardworking

 

Responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings, turn up on time and be interested
  • Listen to the views and opinions of the class and bring them to the meeting.
  • Report everyone’s ideas and opinions even if they are not your own
  • Bring ideas to the meeting that will make the school a better place to be
  • Feedback information to your class – ask your teacher for a time to do this
  • Wear your badge so people know that you are the rep
  • Collect views of pupils from the playground
  • Present some assemblies
  • Represent the school

Space Changer Project

The members of our School Council have ben representing their year group as part of the exciting Space Changer project being run by Sustrans. The project aims to improve the local streets in the area to enable children to walk, cycle and play more.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity have commissioned this project due to childhood obesity being a growing issue across the UK, with 38% of year 6 children in London overweight or obese.

The children were taken on a walkabout of the local area, to express their opinions and ideas for our local community. They were able to identify a range of both positive and negative aspects of the surrounding area and came up with some great ideas on how things could be improved.

 

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