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.
We’ve just finished a youth engagement good practice guide for social housing providers. Take a look!
A simple template to keep track of what was decided in a meeting. Just focussing on the essentials.
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.
This is a great little session to do at the beginning of the year when you’re trying to figure out what you want your school council (or student voice more broadly) to get involved with.
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.
A session I ran for the Golden Company on leadership and creating a code of conduct.
It’s four great little tools for decision-making and coming up with creative ideas:
* Firing out ideas
* Making quick decisions
* Mixing up ideas
* Playing with images
Template to make the cards for ‘Making it fun: getting to know your reps.’
This form will take you through all the basics of what you need to think about to plan an event.
Use it with the School Council Event Budget Form to plan a great event.