North Baddesley Junior School -
Our children have an important role to play in how the school develops and caters for their needs. The Council reps are elected every year by their classmates and those up for election have to produce an election campaign to persuade their peers to vote for them! We invite their opinion on various matters :the curriculum, playtimes, healthy lunches, charity causes, the learning environment and use of the school grounds.
The children also have involvement in organising playground equipment, decorating the Christmas tree, organising charity events and fundraising, working on Eco, global and sustainability issues and engaging with the local authority on a range of projects.
The School Council gives children a sense of personal identity and authority, develops self confidence, mature thinking and offers the satisfaction of 'making a difference' They work closely with the school leadership team.
The council have a budget of £200 which they can choose to spend on the priority they define. In addition, they have the opportunity to make the case to the Head teacher for bigger projects or request information.
School Council also sell poppies and lead the assembly for Remembrance Day and organises our Children In Need fundraisers.