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 template that gives your class representatives the confidence to feedback to their class and a structure for bringing in new ideas and opinions.
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.
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.
5 short sessions that can be run in tutor/form time to introduce the whole school to what the school council is, why they should stand and how they should vote.
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 short, practical session to help students look at the pros and cons of different ways of collecting views from across the school.
A free little pocket guide for school council reps, year council reps, and class reps, in fact anyone who represents others as part of student voice.
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.
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 session from training I ran at the Albion High School in Salford on how to create a communication plan that will get more people involved with your school council.
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.
This is brilliant, our first resource shared by a teacher and it’s an absolute corker! Chloe Doherty gave us this scheme of work she wrote for her year team last year. She wanted to get class councils off the ground as she recognised without them the school and year councils didn’t really mean much.
A guide for any student (or adult) who is having to do a speech. These tips will help you be more confident and get your point across better. Created by School Councils UK. Print or download (‘save’) this resource using the ‘More’ button. Top Tips for Public Speaking – School Councils School Councils UK Training […]