Bringing on new school councillors can be difficult. Use this simple structure to create a welcome pack and plan for how to support them and get your school council off to a flying start.
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A process, lessons plans, worksheets and ideas for how to make your school council election successful, effective and inclusive.
How do you involve the youngest children in your school? Sitting them in a meeting, no matter how well run, can be difficult. Here’s a way to get them involved and learning how to participate.
A few ideas on ways you can liven up your school council meetings (or any other meetings) and ensure that everyone gets a say.
Trying to create a short and simple but comprehensive policy for how school and class councils should work in a primary school.
Many school councils get stuck just talking about the appearance of the school. Here’s a simple suggestion to ensure that rest of school life gets a look in.
Two primary schools explain how they have been engaging their pupils more deeply with their own learning and encouraging creativity.
Can your school council noticeboard actually help drive change? Here’s a simple idea for what you could do with that space that would actually make your school council more effective.
A friend asked for help writing a student voice policy at her school. My answer was 5 quick suggestions on how to create one. They’re all here.
Solutions to a number of common school council problems including giving feedback, support from colleagues and meetings that have gone flat.
Great ideas for school council projects and ways in which student voice is being used in schools across the UK.
Pupil interview panels make a huge statement about your school and have all kinds of benefits for staff and students. Rather than banning them as the NASUWT wants to, we suggest here how to do them well.
A short toolkit covering many of the essentials anyone working with school/ student/ pupil councils will find useful. If your school council has got a bit stale this will challenge you to think about how it’s set up and help you find a better way.
The most important job on any council is being a representative. This guide will help you understand what a good rep is and help you to become one.
A brief case study of how one school integrated their class councils with enterprise education.
A quick crib sheet for anyone looking to cross-over budgets between enterprise and pupil voice.
A brief summary of how an effective school council can help you meet each of the Every Child Matters outcomes.
Great for when you’re writing your SEF or creating your School Development Plan.
It’s a tough job being a chairperson.
This guide will help you to understand what it needs and help you to be a great one.
How your school council help you prepare for an Ofsted inspection and completing your SEF.
A brief guide on how to use your school council to link up with the local community and how to get the local community to help your school council.