What is the School Council?
The school council works to make improvements to the school and the way we do things at Callington. We look around for things that could be better and discuss what to do. Everyone gets a chance to speak and when we’ve finished we vote on the best ideas and then start working on changing things. Sometimes we have to talk to teachers and sometimes we have to make phone calls to people outside of the school.
Who are the School Councillors?
Every year we run an election campaign to vote for two new representatives for each class. A good representative will speak at the council meetings about things that their class is interested in. They will also tell their class about what is going on in the council meetings and put the minutes up in the classroom.
Year 1 - Josie Shorten and Evie Macdonald
Year 2 - Matilda Payne and Bodhi Hookway
Year 3 - Nori Hood and William Coombe
Year 4 - Milo Smalley and Scarlett Dimmick
Year 5 - Freya Gallie and Lucy Oliver
Year 6 - Elliemae Houghton and Sam Macdonald
We try to be very professional in the council so we use a lot of business words. Hopefully this will help.
Agenda - a list of things to talk about
Councillor - someone who has been voted for to work for their class mates on the school council
Minutes - the notes taken during a meeting so people can see what goes on
Motion - an idea for the council to discuss
During each of our meetings, we take minutes so that we can keep track of what we have discussed and what actions we need to take. We will share these notes with our classmates so that they are involved in any changes or improvements to our school.