The purpose of the student council is to give the pupils a voice and improve communication between pupils and teachers, the aim is to give them a positive role in school and ensure they are listened to and respected for their ideas and concerns, it involves the pupils in many of the decisions, which are made regarding day to day running and management of the school. Discussions/agendas at council meetings are minuted and put onto the agenda of Senior Management Team (SMT) meetings to be discussed/acted upon at management level. Moreover it helps to develop social and learning skills in many areas such as speaking and listening, problem solving and decision-making.
The role of the Student Council
The main role of a Student Council is to promote the interests of the school and the involvement of students in the affairs of the school, in co-operation with the board, parents and teachers. In light of this the following are some of the key roles and responsibilities.
– To enhance communication between students, management, staff and parents
– To promote an environment conducive to educational and personal development
– To promote friendship and respect among pupils
– To support the management and staff in the development of the school
– To represent the views of the students on matters of general concern to them
The student council discusses and makes decisions regarding:
- School rules
- Anti-bullying approaches
- Care for school building
- Games and activities at lunchtimes and after school
- Behaviour and discipline
- The environment of the school
- Health and safety
- Other relevant matters
Each September the children in their classes elect new members of the student council.
Student Council Representatives in School
Dawud Abdullah Mamon
|Assalaamu Alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Alhamdulillah, I have been elected as a student councillor for year 7 by my fellow student. InshaAllah I will strive to fulfil these pledges:
|Assalaamu Alaykum, I would like to thank my class mates for electing me as their student councillor. It is a great opportunity for me the make a difference to the school. I will work towards 3 pledges this year which are as follows:
Md Ibrahim Ali Sarkar
|Alhamdulillah, I’ve been selected as student councillor by my fellow classmates. InshaAllah with the grace of Allah, I will be able to fulfil my pledges which are:
|Assalaamu Alaykum wa rahmatullah, I have been elected as a school councillor by my fellow class mates which I am extremely honoured by. In order to show my gratitude to them I will striving towards 3 pledges to benefit the students and school in general.
Md Ahsan Mahfuz
|Alhamdulillah I have been granted the opportunity to represent my class and my school as the year 11 student councillor. InshaAllah I shall make a difference to the school and leave my mark as a legacy before moving onto post 16 education. My 3 pledges consist of the following
Monthly Meeting Dates 2019/20
- Wednesday 25th September 2019
- Wednesday 16th October 2019
- Wednesday 20th November 2019
- Wednesday 18th December 2019
- Wednesday 15th January 2020
- Wednesday 12th February 2020
- Wednesday 18th March 2020
- Wednesday 25th April 2020
- Wednesday 13th May 2020
- Wednesday 10th June 2020
- Wednesday 15th July 2020
Dates are subject to changes.
- All meetings will be held at lunch times that day, from 12.45pm – 1.25pm in the Maths Room
- Students will be provided with lunch on the day to make it a working lunch and maximise the time during meetings.
- If required, meetings will be continued on the following Monday
Please Note: The Student Council Meeting will not be accepted as an excuse for not doing homework or class work therefore Student Representatives must complete all missed class work as their homework.
Student Council Achievements
- Introduction of Indoor games. (Table tennis, pool, table football)
- Introduction of a Trip Request form which allows any student council member to request a class trip while undertaking the necessary research so leadership skills are built and the organisation of the trip is less burdensome on teachers.
- Introduction of curtains upstairs to replace the blinds.
- Introduction of cold lollies and ice pops in the tuck shop.
- Uniform – the ideas of options regarding the school thobe/kurta.
- Introduction of Lockers
- The idea of phones being allowed through a phone request form.
- Introduction of hot food being available at lunch times.
- Introduction of the ‘Our Choice Project’, where students raise funds to go towards something of their choice in school.
- Longer Summer Holidays
- Introduction of Art lessons
- Introduction of double P.E lessons
- Introduction of a reward system
- Reduction of the chewing gum fine
- Discipline policy review
- Introduction of swimming in P.E lessons
- Lunch time break session outside
- Fixed penalty fine for attendance to be per child not parent
- New year 7 transition programme