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SCHOOL COUNCIL 2.10.17

All members present.

  • Each member now has a blue shield badge.
  • We raised £111 for the Jeans for Gene’s charity. We support this organisation because there is a pupil in Y5 who has a genetic condition.

Feedback from class council meetings.

Diamonds and Sapphires have yet to have their discussions.

Rubies

  • We like school.
  • Dinners are great, but the hall is sometimes too noisy.

Emeralds

  • Change the class names.
  • Learn different languages.
  • Bring your tablet to school to use at playtime.
  • The multiplex is a bit damaged and dirty.(bird droppings)
  • Classes to vote for a different PE activity at the end of each half term.
  • PTA sweet sale every Friday after school.

We discussed some of the suggestions but we will wait to get ideas from Emerald and Sapphires.

 

Next meeting 16.10.17

 

SCHOOL COUNCIL 12.9.17

A new committee has been voted in by their classes.

Millie Y6 chairperson

Alfie T Y6 assistant

Alfie D Y5 clerk

Harry R Y5 assistant

Dylan Y4

Olivia Y4

Thomas Y3

Harvey Y3

Harry R Y2

Nevis Y2

Chester Y1

Lily Y1

William R

Jake R

  • A blue shield badge has been chosen.
  • We will be supporting Jeans for Genes Day on Friday 22nd September. Children are to come into school wearing denim clothing for a donation of £1.
  • Millie and Alfie T will introduce the council at Wednesdays Assembly.
  • Class council discussions will take place during the next fortnight.

The next meeting will be on 2nd October.

In September the following children were chosen by their class to represent Kellington School Council.

  • Sharna
  • Joel
  • Millie
  • James
  • Alfie
  • Harry
  • Demi
  • Callum
  • Lucie
  • Thomas
  • Jacob
  • Nevis
  • Chester
  • Neive

 

School Council Report 2016

It has been another busy year for the council. The children involved have worked hard and made excellent contributions to the meetings.

Mrs Newton, school governor, has attended every meeting this year. We thank her for her continued support.

2015

September – A new committee was formed, the children nominated were Oliver, Nevis, Max, Edward, Isobel M, Josh H, Abbie,  Alfie T, Lacey W B, Alex, Bryony, Daniel, Jake and Bradley.

The first class meetings were held with suggestions from each class for the coming year.

October- Actions agreed by Mrs Parker, fund raising day, no uniform, and curriculum visitors in school, different afterschool clubs, sponsored wellie walk and a talent show.

We wrote the school prayer.

November- We raised £125 for Children in Need, dressing as Super Heroes for the day

December – Floral Christmas table arrangements were made and sold at the Christmas Fair, Making over £40 for the PTA.

2016

January/February-Working with Mrs Newton we discussed how to improve lunch time in the hall. We wrote a list of behaviour expectations.

Playground equipment was discussed and agreed that no new equipment would be purchased.

March- We began work on the Star Schools Charter, it is a working document.

April- To celebrate Tour de Yorkshire we held a competition to design a Fantasy Bike. Art materials were given as prizes.

May/June. Summer fair, again we had a stall and made and sold decorated funny face biscuits raising money for the PTA.

The Talent Show was a huge success. Six act from KS2 took part. Megan Kealey and Bradley Webster won as a singing and dance act called The Gothic Nightmares.

 

The final meeting this year will be on Thursday 21st July.

 

School Council Meeting 11.1.17

Members present: Joel, Millie, Callum, Lucie, Thomas, Jacob, Nevis, Neive.

  • Christmas Fair - we made over £30 on our stall, thank you to the children who helped.
  • Joel and Millie will report to Mrs Parker with ideas from the children during class council meetings.
  •  K2 members discussed The Rights of a Child; we will soon have our own charter for Kellington School.
  •  A new Eco committee has been elected, their first meeting is on Wednesday 18th January at !:45 pm.

Next School Council meeting Wednesday 25th January.

 

ECO COUNCIL MEETING 13.12.16

Demi, Alfie, Sharna and James did not attend.

Sustainability survey

.Dangerous manoeuvres in the road

.Parking in front of the school gates, across drives, on street corners

.Parking in the bus lay by or dropping children off in it

.Parking on the yellow zigzags

.Exceeding the speed limit of 20 mph

. Crossing the road using the red zone.

 

Actions:

1. Red Lion parking-Friday letter

2. Design a poster walking to school

3. Enquire about scooter training-Mrs Hesp

4. Pupil monitoring traffic survey

5. Walking bus-leave cars at the Red Lion pub, an organized group of adults to walk children to school.

6. Travel policy.

 

Joel and Millie will monitor energy saving throughout the school every lunch time. Class eco monitors will do the same in their classrooms.

The plastic bottle count for this month is 67.

Mrs. Parker attended this meeting.

 

School Council Meeting 29.11.16

All members present.

  • Children were reminded about the importance of wearing their badge.
  • Plastic bottle count for November is 38.
  • Sharna will again remind the school about not putting general rubbish in the bin.
  • We are supporting the PTA at the Christmas Fair with a stall.

There will be a treasure hunt game and guess how many Santa sweets in a jar,

 

Next meeting 13.12.16

 

School Council 18.10.16

All members present.

Class council meetings

Emeralds

  • More books in the classroom library.
  • Change class names to planet names, flowers, countries or football teams.
  • New playground equipment; basket balls, pogo sticks, hula hoops.

Sapphires

  • Mix up days, working with different teachers and children.
  • Golden time at the end of every half term.
  • Enterprise club.
  • Curriculum days every term.

Diamonds and Rubies

  • New playground equipment.

ECO Council

We collected forty nine plastic bottles at lunch time this term. It was noted that other rubbish was being put in the bin. Sharna will talk about the recycling bin in assembly.

Switch Off Fortnight.

This national event takes place from the 14th to 27th November. Our ECO monitors will be checking how we can save energy in school.

 

Next meeting Tuesday 15th November.

 

School/Eco Council Meeting 4.10.16

Demi was absent from this meeting.

  • Children received their badges today.
  • We raised £106 for Jeans for Genes.
  • Class Council meetings to be held over the next week.

Possible items to discuss:

  • Making links with other schools
  • The water fountains
  • Lunch time
  • School trips
  • Curriculum days
  • School field.

The Rights of a Child.

Articles 12, 24 and 31 discussed

Next meeting 18.10.16

 

School/Eco Council Minutes 21.9.16

Fourteen children, two from each year group have been elected by their classes.

A red shield badge was chosen and a group photograph taken.

Sharna, Joel, James and Millie will introduce the charity event Jeans for Genes Day in Wednesday’s assembly.

The children discussed ideas for a new school prayer and wrote one together.

 

We Are...

We are one race,

The human race,

We are all different, but the same.

We share this world with all mankind.

We try to live peacefully together.

Help us to be selfless not selfish.

We are grateful for our lives, our world and everything we have in it.

AMEN

 

 

 

School Council 12.5.16

Meeting attended by KS2 and Mrs Newton (governor)

  • Silver Traffic Light.

This system will be in place by the summer term to reward children who do above and beyond.

These children will be acknowledged in assembly and awarded a HT sticker

  • Yellow and red cards.

This will be used by any adult during a football game. Sanctions will be used if a child is given a card.

2 yellows = 1 day ban. Straight red = 3 day ban.

  • The school council are working towards writing a Children’s Rights and Responsibilities charter for the school.
  • As requested by KS2 a Talent Show will take place at the end of June. Auditions will be done after half term.
  • Some members will interview candidates for the HLTA position on 24th May.

Next meeting 16th June

 

School Council 28.4.16

All members present.

Apologies from Mrs Newton (governor)

Judging of the Fantasy Bike competition was done by the School Council.

Foundation and KS1 was judged by KS2 in a secret ballot.

KS2 was judged by Foundation and KS1 in the same way.

Foundation winner-Saoirse Baker-Richardson, aged 3

KS1 winner-Ellie Williams aged 7

KS2 winner-Joe Fullard aged 8

Prizes of art materials will be awarded in Friday’s assembly.

Thank you to all the children for taking part.

 

Next meeting 12.5.16

 

School Council 14.4.16

This meeting was attended by all members and Mrs Newton (governor)

  • Noise levels have risen in the hall at lunch time; children will remind their classes about lunch time expectations.
  • Ideas were discussed for the Summer Fair. School Council will have a stall, selling something they have made and some games.
  • To link with the Tour de Yorkshire a competition is to be held to design a fantasy bike. Judging will be done by the council on 28th April. Winners from each key stage will be announced in Friday assembly.
  • The sponsored wellie walk was enjoyed by the children, who thought it was a good money raising event.

 Next meeting 28.4.16

 

SCHOOL COUNCIL COMMITTEE 2015-16

Bradley Webster- Chair
Jake Griffiths- Assistant
Bryony Dickinson-Secretary

Daniel Burnley-Clerk
Alfie Thompson
Lacey Wright-Brook
Abbie Jeffrey
Alex Toes
Josh Helstrip
Isobel McManus


Edward Howdle
Max Schofield
Oliver Muir
Nevis Bate

  1. A new committee has been elected. Each member was voted for by their classmates. There are two reps from each year group.
  2. Our chosen charity for this term is Genes for Jeans, a charity helping children with genetic disorders. One of our pupils has Apert syndrome. On Friday 19th September pupils can come to school wearing jeans or denim for a minimum donation of £1.
  3. On Monday the Key Stage 2 members gave an assembly about the charity. We thanked Miss Wilson for talking about why the charity is so important to families like them.
  4. At our first meeting we were given our badges and made posters to advertise Genes for Jeans day.

 

School Council 17.3.16

Emerald reps and Nevis absent.

  • Star Schools.  Write a charter to make our schools better.

Ideas discussed about making children healthier through physical activities.

Have permanent markings on the school field, (not just seasonal) the football pitch and running track.

Have more choices on the PE curriculum that are taught to the whole school (yoga, basketball, street dance.)

Make more use of the hall apparatus.

 PE lessons to be longer.

Swimming lessons offered to all children.

 

School trips to be more frequent and varied. Visits to cities and urban areas.

More male teachers teaching in Primary schools.

  • Dinner time.

Mrs Newton reported that there had been an improvement, noise levels were down and behaviour in the hall was much better.

  • AOB

KS2 would like a talent show in the summer term.

Next meeting 14.4.16

 

School Council 3.3.16

Sapphire representatives and Alfie not present.

Mrs Newton (governor) attended this meeting.

  • Street dance. Positive feedback from KS2 pupils.

“It’s fun and we learn something new every week.” Lacey WB

“It’s great, we are doing it all term.” Alex.

“I am glad we to asked to do it.” Abbie

This activity was asked for by pupils in their class meetings.

 

  • Star Alliance School Council meeting.

We were unable to attend the meeting in January at Riverside School.

We discussed a topic they had covered which is the rights and responsibilities of a child.

We will work towards writing a Charter that would make our school better.

 

Next meeting 17.3.16

 

School Council 11.2.16

Members not present: Josh, Isobel and Edward.

Mrs Newton (governor) attended the meeting.

  • Discussion with Mrs Newton continued about lunch time expectations in the hall. The children agreed that the rules should be minimal but effective.

At lunch time we will;

  • Use inside voices
  • Respect all adults
  • Remember our manners
  • Be calm

 Posters were designed and Mrs Newton will show them to the MSA’s for approval.

They will be shared in assembly and displayed in every classroom and the hall.

 

Next meeting 10.3.16

 

 

 

School Council 14.1.16

Daniel, Bryony and AlfieT absent.

  • Top table and playground equipment.

All classes have talked about the above, which the school council discussed further.

Bradley and Jake will report to Mrs. Parker.

  • Changes to the start of the day.

Ten children are not keen on the new system.

The reasons given were there is no time to talk and meet up with friends; you can run around before coming into school. It’s a time to chill. You can spend more time with your mum.

Nevis and Oliver did not vote as Rubies start to the day is different.

Next meeting 28.1.16

 

School Council 7.1.16

All children present.

  • Top table – KS1 children did not know why we had it and some KS2 were not sure if it was the teachers or MSA’s who nominated children. Most children liked the idea of sitting with a teacher, some felt awkward.

It is hard to choose a friend to sit with.

Some felt they had not been chosen for a long time, the system was not fair.

Eight children were for top table, five against.

  • Playground equipment – New equipment has been purchased, many felt it was not been looked after or children were using it properly.

Children argue over the equipment.

It is left out at the end of playtime.

Six voted to keep the equipment seven were not bothered about it. These children are in KS2.

Football was not discussed.

Action –  class meetings to discuss the above. Suggestions brought to the next meeting.

AOB – KS2 would like a talent show.

Lunch time superstars, the same class always win the most. Some thought they were not always the best behaved.

Next meeting 14.1.16

 

School Council 15.10.15


Alfie and Lacey absent.

Bradley read out actions agreed by Mrs Parker following our class discussions.
•    No uniform and SMIRF dress up days, in the spring and summer terms.
•    Whole school bake off day in the spring or summer term.
•    Large play ground games to be bought with fund raising money.
•    Additional clubs; sewing, music and cricket next year. Contact rugby is not suitable for Primary children.
•    Possible extra trips to be paid for by the PTA.

The School Council has worked together to write a new prayer for assembly called Thank You.

We looked around the library with an eye to improve it. Many interesting ideas were discussed which have been passed onto Mrs Tomlinson.

School Council Meeting 1/10/15

Jake absent.

Bradley Webster-Chair of Council

Jake Griffiths-Assistant

Bryony Dickinson-Secretary

Daniel Burnley-Clerk

  • Badges given out.
  • Feedback was given from the class meetings. The committee voted on the ideas they most liked and what would be achievable. Bradley, Bryony and Daniel will meet with Mrs Parker to discuss.
  • Mrs Tomlinson has asked if the council could make suggestions of how to improve the look of the library, this will be discussed at our next meeting.

School Council Meeting 17/9/15

Jake and Daniel absent.

  • Blue shield badges were chosen.
  • Team point counters have been welcomed by the children as a new form of scoring. Sapphires would like to use this method instead of a tally chart.
  • The new tables in the hall are a success, although K2 would like to have a turn at sitting at them. Thank you to the committee of 2013/14 for asking for them.
  • Golden time is better as two key stages. Suggestions for future activities; cookery, painting, construction, sewing and gym.
  • The charity we are supporting this term is Children in Need on 12/11/15. The theme is Heroes, fictitional and real life.
  • The children commented on our new head Mrs Parker, as nice, strict but fair, friendly and approachable.

17th March 2015

Hayden and Reese not present.

  • We had fun coming to school with our faces painted for Red Nose Day. We raised a fantastic £214.10 through selling noses and donations for the Comic Relief charity.
  • Sandal Magna Academy will be visiting on 26th March. We have invited them to have lunch. We are looking forward to their visit.
  • School Council have been invited to talk to the candidates for the Head teacher position. 

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