Here’s the first part of our findings from a brilliant research project that we worked on for the Children’s Commissioner. It’s all about best practice in student voice, and here’s a short ‘How to’ guide with as much advice as we could possibly fit onto two pages. Feel free to download and share. You can [...]
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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 [...]
This detailed template will help you ask all the questions you need to when planning a project.
Write the answers on to the sheet as use it as your guide throughout your project.
Use this .doc (Word) template to help create detailed minutes and agendas for your school council (or other) meetings.
It’s colour-coded to show you which bits to delete and where to add your own text.
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.
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.
Did you know that young people are allowed to be Associate Governors in England and Wales?
Here’s why it’s a great idea and how to go about setting it up.
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.
This form will help students who are planning an even to create a budget to see whether it will make or lose money.
Another copy of the form can be used to record what is actually spent and made, giving an overall profit.
A simple form to help you plan your project and then make sure it’s running smoothly.
Whether you’re planning an event, a campaign or a project, you need to plan! Break your plan into small steps which will keep you motivated and on track, and be SMART.
How your school council help you prepare for an Ofsted inspection and completing your SEF.
A brief summary of the findings of School Councils UK’s 2007 action research project, which looked at how far a selection of London secondary schools could take pupil voice with dedicated support.
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.
At some point your school council will need to go and talk to adults. You might be proposing a project or event, asking them for help, or making a complaint. You need to do this in a professional way. This guide will help you prepare what you need to say.
A detailed view of how effective school councils and pupil voice fulfil each outcome of the Every Child Matters agenda.
Great for filling out your SEF and seeing how pupil voice can benefit everything you do in school.
SMART targets are the basis for all good project plans. They help you break down a project into all the necessary parts, so you can see whether it’s really a good idea. So if you’re trying to decide between a few courses of action, or you’re trying to sell your idea to someone else fill [...]