To make Acton Park Primary a safe, happy and fair learning environment.
To give children the opportunity to express their views about the school.
To make decisions about the school in order to improve it.
To raise funds in order for improvements to be carried out.
Councillors, as representatives of the school agree to maintain a good standard of behaviour.
Members of staff are not allowed to vote on School Council Meetings.
The School Council does not have a bank account and so all money raised will be locked up securely.
The School Council has a responsibility to think of ways to help the school community become a happier, safer and healthier learning environment.
The Council may invite people to the meeting to explain an aspect of school life when appropriate.
An election will be held in September each year.
The election will be a secret vote.
There is a representative from each class (Year 2 to Year 6, including Menai)
A pupil is elected to the School Council for a period of 1 year.
The Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Secretary will be elected by the School Councillors.
School Council Meetings will be held every 4 weeks during the school year.
Meetings will take place during curriculum time.
School Councillors will feedback from meetings and discuss issues in their class every two weeks, during a class council meeting. The class council meeting will be led by the school council class representative.
A suggestion box will be in operation in classes to allow all children to raise issues, ideas and needs during a class meeting and the two most important ideas/issues will be brought to the School Council.
Minutes will be taken at every Meeting.
All decisions taken at the meetings shall be by a show of hands and the results recorded.
School Council will be supervised by Mrs Squire (Deputy Headteacher)