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.
A template that gives your class representatives the confidence to feedback to their class and a structure for bringing in new ideas and opinions.
Westfield tells us about the importance of regular and inclusive class councils, driving the influential school council. As school council case studies go, it’s a good one!
A few ideas on ways you can liven up your school council meetings (or any other meetings) and ensure that everyone gets a say.
As the new school year starts you might be thinking about how to give student voice in your school the kick up the bum is desperately needs. Last year’s school council was a bit of a washout, wasn’t it? There was a lot of moaning, a fair bit of grumbling, that one idea that didn’t quite come off and then a whole load of prevarication.
If only the kids on the school council weren’t that negative, feckless bunch. It would all have been different if you’d had the school’s elite, the committed, quick-witted, leaders of the student body driving things forward.
So how do we get them involved?
Questions school council interview panels might ask and some advice and guidance on how to deal with them.