Members from: Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Deaf/partial hearing base and SEMH Nurture base.

The Role of a Pupil School Leader

  • You will attend fortnightly meetings with other pupil leaders from each class.
  • You will take ideas and suggestions your class have to discuss at pupil leader meetings.
  • You will bring back ideas, information and suggestions to your class and encourage your class to listen, discuss, share their views and, where necessary, vote on actions that need to be taken.
  • You will help to organise charity events throughout the year.
  • You will encourage the pupils in your class to be aware of their school environment and to respect and care for it.
  • Positively, support staff in promoting positive behaviour – corridor/playground monitors.
  • Take part in interviewing prospective candidates who want to work at our school
  • Show visitors around the school
  • Some of the older pupil leaders will be responsible for specific tasks: pupil leader Chairperson (leads the meetings) Year 6, pupil leader Secretary (writes the minutes of the meetings) Year 5

Specific Qualities Needed to Become a Pupil Leader

As an individual, you may bring lots of additional skills and abilities to this role in particular, however to be a successful pupil leader member you need to:
  • Be reliable.
  • Be proud of our school and want our school to be the best it can be
  • Demonstrate your appreciation of attending a school which serves such a diverse community
  • Listen carefully to the views of others and take their ideas on board
  • Represent the majority view of your class, even if you don't agree!
  • Commit time to this role and accept that you may need to do things during break times and/or lunchtimes
  • Be enthusiastic
  • Be kind and respectful
  • Be patient

If you think this role is for you, then be brave and put yourself forward as a candidate to your class teacher.

Specific Qualities Needed to Become a Pupil Leader

  • You will need to talk to your class for 2 minutes to explain why you want to be a pupil leader, and explain how you will make the school better
  • Your class will then secretly vote for their favourite candidates
  • Class teachers will take the results and pass these onto Mrs Cassiano
  • Mrs Cassiano will then inform the school who the new pupil school leaders are during a celebration assembly on the 11th February 2022.

Meeting Minutes