Student Council

What is the Student Council?  

The Student Council is an elected group of children from Key Stage 2 who meet every month and work together to represent the pupils of Chapel Street. The Student Council collect and discuss issues raised by each class and decide how they can help to improve the school community and environment. Mrs Ortoft leads and supports the Student Council.   

Who can be a member of the Student Council?  

Polling Day is held in July each year to select student council representatives for the upcoming school year. Every pupil is invited to complete a ballot paper on polling day to choose the student council representative for their class 

How long can you be a Student Councillor for?  

Student Councillors are elected to represent their classes for one year.  

How many School Councillors are there?  

Student Council has 12 members from years three to six.  

What have the School Council been up in previous years?  

  • Helping to appoint the new members of staff.  
  • Improving littering 
  • Finding ways to tackle racism 
  • Working on British Values  
  • Creating a lunchtime ‘Quiet Club’  
  • Helping in the wider community - the children regularly plan activities to support charity events, such as, Children In Need and Red Nose Day.  
  • Working on a project to improve road safety and the environment outside Chapel Street and the surrounding roads.  

What are the priorities for the student council this year? 

  • Appointing and training Peer Mentors 
  • Appointing and training Asthma Mentors 

Watch this space – our first meeting is at the end of September!