School Council

The School Council takes an active role in supporting school initiatives, community links and fund-raising. Children from Years 2-6 are voted by their classes to be their representatives for a term, listening to and promoting their thoughts and ideas for the year ahead. By the time each child leaves St Andrew’s, they will have had the opportunity to be a School Council member for a term.

The School Council has three aims:

To promote and develop the pupil voice on a range of school initiatives and activities.

To forge links between the school and local community

To raise funds for local and global issues and purchase equipment to enhance playtimes.

The School Council looked at and made some minor changes to the behaviour policy in child friendly language and produced our Anti-Bullying Rules. These are now displayed in all classrooms and on the School Council Noticeboard for all to refer to. Assemblies have raised an awareness of these rules, how the children can help each other and the procedures for reporting any incidents to staff. Money raised enabled the School Council to purchase items such as tumble bars, climbing apparatus and playtime games.

During 2013-2014 the School Council took an active role in supporting local and global issues through fund-raising and voluntary work. They worked hard to foster links with the local commu-nity, organising craft events, teas and a variety of entertainment events throughout the year.

Alongside their community work, the School Council take a keen role in ensuring that our school