School Council

School Council at Work

Yesterday, the Class Councillors at our school had a very important job to complete. As a rights respecting school, we all have the right to be safe and be listened to. As part of this, we recognise that we need to ensure people feel safe and protected. We decided to...

Universal Children’s Day

Yesterday was Universal Children’s Day, a day which celebrates children all over the world in order to help save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfill their potential. It stems from when the Declaration of the Rights of Child was...

Just seeing off our shoe boxes.

Here are a few photographs of our School Council preparing the school’s shoe boxes for collection. Operation Christmas Child is an initiative that we take part in every year. As a Rights Respecting School our School Councillors play a huge role in organising...

Poppy Appeal

This week, School Council will be selling merchandise for Remembrance Day. They will be selling poppies and small items (for 50p/£1) at morning break. Thank you for your support. School Council and Mrs Smith

Operation Christmas Child

Today, the children had an assembly from the charity Operation Christmas Child. Christine discussed with the children why and how the appeal works through photographs from last years appeal. The children were very respectful and listened carefully, asking some...

Meet your School Council

Our School Councillors were elected last week and have already had their first meeting discussing their new role.  They will be very busy this year listening to the ideas from the children in Key Stage Two. Here are our School...

School Council Elections

Remember School Council Elections take place next week. For your election speech, you will need to talk about: •Why you feel that having a School Council at Windy Nook is important. •Why you would like to be a member of the School Council. •Tell us something about...

Playground Markings in KS2

Previously, School Council have met to discuss improving our Key Stage Two Yard. They generated ideas and they found that children in KS2 wanted to improve playground markings. After discussion with their classes they generated a list of possible ideas. This week,...

Red Nose Frenzy!

School Council have been selling Red Noses this week and they have sold out in record time! Thank you to everyone who purchased them. There are still many available in shops and I’m sure everyone is looking forward to Red Nose Day next...

Comic Relief (Red Nose Day)

Comic Relief this year is Friday 24th March. School Council will be selling red noses from reception every morning playtime from Monday 13th March. There will be a selection of noses which cost £1.  More information about Comic Relief will be sent home via a letter....

Concern Boxes

This week School Council met to discuss the results of children’s views on school life.   They felt it would be a good idea to have a concern box in the classroom for children who would like to comment further throughout the year. Concern boxes will be at the back of...

School Council Sort (again)

On Monday lunchtime School Council started the second phase of sorting out playground equipment. They completed sorting the playground boxes and then typed up a list for each box in order to keep equipment organised. Now all classes can use our brand new equipment....

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