Elliott Street, Silsden, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD20 0AW
We are pleased to present our new school councillors for the school year 2016-2017
School Council 2016-17
The children below have been elected to the School Council by their peers because they were considered to be good listeners, reliable, able to share ideas and represent their fellow class members in the best possible way.
Yr 2 Robyn (Owls) Chairperson
Yr 2 Bobby (Doves) Vice Chairperson
Yr 2 Isla (Kingfishers) Secretary
Yr 1 Katie (Eagles) Treasurer
Yr 1 Zac (Robins)
Yr 1 Zach (Swallows)
Rec Lenny (Skylarks)
Rec Zain (Bluebirds)
Rec George (Swifts)
Why have a School Council?
To help children develop responsible attitudes
To improve behaviour
To give children hands-on experience of issues in the National Curriculum, including PSHE and Citizenship
To create a feeling of belonging, encourage listening to others and develop self-confidence
To improve pupil/teacher relationships
How does the School Council work?
The Chair leads the meetings -
Conventional committee procedures are used
Class representatives bring issues to the School Council
Mrs Tucker and Mrs Roberts will support and guide the meetings
When does the School Council take place?
Usually every three weeks on a Friday — 11.45pm-12.15pm
How can I raise an issue?
Tell your class representative- your point will be raised at the next meeting
Write a suggestion or concern and put it in the box which is kept in the main
How do I find out what happened?
Class representatives will feed back to their class as soon as possible the following week.
Minutes from the meeting will be displayed on the board in the main entrance and a copy will be on the website.
The Vice Chairperson:
WEB LINK: School Councils UK (Opens in new page)