Welcome to our School Council Webpage
What is a school council?
A school council is a group of pupils elected by their fellow pupils to represent their opinions and raise issues with your 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!
To find out more about School Councils, click HERE.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)
This is an international agreement that 192 countries worldwide, including the United Kingdom, have signed up to. The Convention gives all children and young people under the age of 18 years old their own set of rights or "articles".