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Pupil Leadership

Pupil voice is extremely important to us and as such we offer the children a number of opportunities throughout the school to lead, become role models and ensure pupil voice is heard.

Meet Our Pupil Leadership Team

Head Boy & Head Girl

The head boy and head girl are year 6 pupils. The children apply for the role and are voted for by staff at the school. Examples of duties the head boy and girl carry out are:

  • Write a strategic plan for pupils – describe and model how to achieve whole school goals / areas for improvement
  • Show parents around / talk about the school with knowledge and confidence
  • Present at meetings
  • Lead assemblies
  • Compose letters home
  • Work with the school council to communicate pupil voice to Headteacher
  • Be a positive role model through impeccable behaviour
  • Work in partnership with school governors to evaluate what is going well and what can be improved
  • Talk to and with visitors

House Learning Ambassadors

Year 6 pupils are selected as House Learning Ambassadors. The children apply for the role and 2 children are selected from each house to take on this role. Examples of duties the House Learning Ambassadors carry out are:

  • Advise and support Head Boy and Girl to write pupil strategic plan
  • Articulate learning expectations confidently to peers
  • Demonstrate first-class learning behaviours
  • Lead celebration of learning assemblies with the Headteacher
  • Articulate positive achievements to peers to promote a real passion for learning across the school
  • Advertise exemplar work samples on the school Facebook page and website
  • Write to parents to share and communicate school achievements

House Sports Captains

House Sports Captains are selected from the year 6 pupils. Again the children apply for these roles and 2 Captains for each House are selected. Examples of the duties for the House Sports Captains are:

  • Run the Golden Mile regularly with determination and focus to improve and maintain records
  • Encourage peers to be the best they can be
  • Lead the sports leaders in running activities at break and lunchtimes
  • Write to parents to share and communicate sporting achievements and events
  • Deliver House assembliespresent sports certificates and celebrate achievements outside of school
  • Promote and lead national sporting events
  • Support the running and organisation of sports events across the school
  • Support PE lessons across the school (in summer 2)

Prefects

The Year 6 children apply to become prefects. Examples of duties carried out by the prefects are:

  • Support the House Captain to deliver assemblies which promote positive learning outcomes / great work
  • Demonstrate what it means to be an active learner in lessons
  • Support younger pupils to make good choices when there is potential conflict
  • Offer support to children who might be struggling to understand something in their learning
  • Monitor indoors to ensure children are outside / where they should be

Sport Leaders

Sports Leaders are selected from across years 5 and 6. These pupils:

  • Run the Golden Mile regularly with determination and focus to improve and maintain records
  • Encourage peers to be the best they can be
  • Support the running of activities at break and lunch times
  • Promote sport and physical activity at the infants school over lunchtimes
  • Support the promotion of national sporting events
  • Support the running and organisation of sports events across the school
  • Support PE lessons across the school (in summer 2)
  • Be responsible for the setting up and putting away equipment before and after breaks and PE lessons
  • Ensure all equipment is well organised and ready for use in PE session

School Councillors

School councillors are elected by the class members. The children write and present their speech as to why they should be voted school councillor for the year. 2 children are voted by their class to form the school council. At meetings throughout the year, the school council focus on making improvements to our school and its environment. They listen, research, discuss, debate and then present their outcomes to the whole school through assemblies. Previous initiatives from the school council include: tuck shop, play equipment and rotas as well as charity collections.

Communication Team

Year 6 pupils, who have a keen interest in writing are able to apply to join the Communication Team. The team consists of one team leader and four other team members.

The responsibilities of the Communication Team are:

  • To report on news happening within the school
  • To report on the successes and achievements of individual and teams of pupils inside and outside school
  • To report on news in our local community
  • To report on global news

The news will take the form of a school newspaper and updates on our online platform.

Reading Mentors

The Reading Mentor team consist of year 6 pupils who have a love of reading. The children apply to become a member of the team which is made up of one team leader and four other team members.

The Reading Mentor Team are responsible for:

  • Promoting a love of reading in the school
  • Supporting our school librarian with the running of the school library
  • Making book recommendations to other children in the schoolthrough our online platformthe school library and presentations
  • supporting other children in the school to develop their fluency in reading