Do you have what it takes to be a school councillor?
A good listener
Approachable; that is someone that other people feel comfortable coming up and talking to.
Cheerful and enthusiastic
Respectful of other people’s ideas
Roles & Responsibilities
Speak on behalf of the rest of your class.
Help to make important decisions.
Attend regular meetings and sometimes give up your own time to do project work.
Listen and take everyone’s comments seriously.
Report back to your class all of the decisions that the council makes.
At the start of each academic year, we run an election campaign to vote for two new representatives from each class to join the School Council. A representative will speak at the council meetings about issues of importance to their classmates. They will also then feedback to their class about what is going on in the Council meetings and any further actions required.
Our School Council works to make improvements to the school and the way we do things here at Carnforth. We look out for things that could be better and meet each half term to discuss how this can be achieved. Everyone gets a chance to speak and when we’ve finished we vote on the best ideas and then start working on changing things.
Our School Council is already in place for the forthcoming year, but if you are thinking about putting yourself forward in the future, take a look at the table below…