Glen Hills Primary School

Featherby Drive

Glen Parva

Leicester

LE2 9NY



Tel: 0116 2782535

Fax: 0116 2788208

email: office@glen-hills.leics.sch.uk

 

Registered Company Number 07941899

Glen Hills Primary School is a Trust member and Lead Hub school for the Symphony Learning Trust

 

Student Council

What is a Student Council?

 

At Glen Hills Primary School, our Student Council members are a highly valued group of children who represent the voice and opinions of all the children within our school.

 

Through our Student Council we aim to develop young leadership skills, whilst supporting student democracy.  Most importantly, our strong team of Councillors aim to promote the well-being of the children within our inclusive school.

 

The Student Council is an ideal opportunity for pupils to get more involved in the way the school is run.  The Student Council benefits the whole school, pupils and teachers, because it provides opportunities for pupils to communicate their feelings as well as influence decisions that are made.

 

How is the Student Council run?

 

We have an active Student Council with a boy and girl representing each year group from Year 4 to Year 6.  Each member was elected by their classmates at the beginning of the school year after a short presentation explaining why they should be elected.  The Student Council follows the principles of a democratic society to make decisions.

 

The Student Council is run and led by the children, support by a member of staff, and takes an active role in making decisions and suggestions on behalf of the children in the school.

 

Members of the Council meet weekly, taking part in organising fund raising events, discussing issues related to the curriculum and suggestions from their peers.

 

What does a Student Council meeting look like?

 

We start our student council meetings by looking through the suggestion box. We discuss the ideas that have been put in the box by the students. We make a note in our diary of what has been suggested and decide on whether they are ideas that we can do something with. Some ideas are things Student Council can try and implement, some ideas are things we can’t do and some things we can pass on to other members of staff/ areas of the school.

 

We spend time discussing up and coming fundraisers or events, or spend time discussing how successful fundraising events have been.

 

This year’s Student Council members:

 

Year 4

Riley, Ivy , Ciya, Andrew

Year 5

Lissie, Leo, Freya, Charlie

Year 6

Alexander, Lillie-Mae, Missie, Matilda, Raphael, Joshua

 

 

 

So far this academic year we have:

 

Reintroduced Fruit Shack.

Raised £76 for bike/scooter racks by selling Bike Trail maps.

Introduction of the quiet area outside (newly laid slabs under the gazebo with tables and quiet activities)

New outdoor games trolley

Football and Fitness coaching 2 x lunchtimes

 

 

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Any questions or queries should be initially directed to Miss Holdroyd in our school office. Email: office@glen-hills.leics.sch.uk Paper copies of any of the information on the website, including Governor Minutes can be obtained upon request. Glen Hills is a Lead Hub Member of the Symphony Learning Trust. The registered company number is 07941899. © Glen Hills Primary School https://www.symphonylearningtrust.co.uk