The children in each class gave speeches this week to explain why they would make good School Council representatives. Each class then voted for their new School Council members by putting their votes into a ballet box. The votes were then counted and the new members were announced.
The school council members met with Mrs Olsen, one of our school governors, to talk about the possibility of changing the colour of our school jumpers in the future to purple. We put lots of good ideas across to Mrs Olsen and she said that the school will consult the parents to find out what they think. We can’t wait to find out what the outcome is!
The school council members decided to have an ‘American Independence Day’ themed lunch on 4th July to raise money for Hope and Hospitality Food Bank. As a school we raised £60 in total. The school council members received a lovely certificate for their efforts.
The school council members have been discussing our school uniform and thought that it might be nice to change it to purple to fit in with our school’s colour scheme. They wrote a lovely letter to the governors, asking them to consider their views.
The School Council members and some of the other children in school helped to create a brilliant display in our school corridor to tell visitors all about our running track. Our school also featured in the local newspaper this week. Read all about it here:
In this meeting, the school council members thought about ways that they could change the school lunchtime menu to make it healthier. They decided that they would ask the children in their class what they would like to see on the menu and then discuss their findings with Mr Walker at South Tyneside Catering Service.
In this meeting the School Council members met up to discuss the results of the questionnaires that they had previously sent to each class to find out the children’s views on what sort of running track we should get for the school. The children came up with lots of great ideas for our running track and chose the most popular design, colour and layout for the track.