School Council

What is a School Council?

A school council is a group of pupils who are elected to represent the views of all children to improve their school. Each year voting takes place for the children who have been campaigning to be elected to the School Council.

What does it do?

• A school council meets to discuss and sort out problems and ideas. These may include school lunches, behaviour or ideas for fundraising events.

• Members of the school council will be responsible for carrying out the ideas that have been agreed, such as planning charity events, meeting with governors or other communities, and putting forward views of other children in the school.

More about the School Council

The School Council plays a very important role in school life. We attend regular meetings and discuss important issues which may affect the pupils, parents and staff of Stanley Road Primary School and the surrounding community. The Chairperson can put forward a motion to the other Councillors to invite visitors to the meetings to discuss particular projects. The secretary records minutes so that everyone can read what our meetings are about and what decisions we have made. The treasurer records the money that we raise and spend, so that we keep good accounts. We think our School Council helps to make Stanley Road Primary School a fantastic school!

At Stanley Road the pupils have a voice. They help us shape and improve school life. We meet weekly to consider issues, look at changes to the school and devise systems such as house points and rules.  

If pupils have any issues they want school council to address, talk to your class representatives.