School council

The school council is a committee made up of both children and staff.

They make decisions which make a difference to the children and school life.

Each class has a named child who is nominated by their class peers at the beginning of the academy year.

The school council meet every month to discuss ways to resolve issues, promote school life and organise events.

Specific roles are also allocated to the children, ensuring all roles and expectations are carried out effectively by the children in the council.

School council members for 2018-2019 are:-

Year 1 – Mason S, Elissa B. Peaches B

Year 2 – Lincoln B, Deny H, Cheyarna S

Year 3 – Addison L and Lola D

Year 4 – Zoe I, Archie Y and Tilly H

Year 5 – Evie S, Paige D and Jake I

Year 6 – Lillie E, Scarlett W and Riley Y

In 2016-2017 the school council were responsible for the following:

  • Litter bins to be on school site
  • Leading the Food for Life programme to achieve bronze award
  • Planning a farmers market
  • Improving the dining experience by introducing the golden table, cutlery caddies and Lunchtimes Assistants
  • Developed the ‘Thorpepark 50’ which will be launched in 2018
  • Researched the need for a bike shed on school site and due to high numbers bike shed now installed onsite
  • Involved in planning the work experience day