School Council ‘Every child has a Voice’.
Each year voting takes place in each form, for the children who have campaigned to be elected to the School Council.
What is a School Council?
A School Council is a group of pupils who are elected to represent the views of all pupils and to improve their School.
What does it do?
A School Council meets (with a member of staff present) to discuss and sort out problems and ideas. Members of the School Council will be responsible for carrying out ideas that they have agreed, such as planning charity events, School workshops, meeting with Governors or other communities, putting forward views of other children in the School.
What makes a good School Council?
A good School Council is one that represents the views of the children and gets things done. These are some of the things that make our School Council effective:-
•Good communication between representatives and their class.
•Smaller groups (sub-committees) working on specific events or issues.
The School Councillors are supported by Mr Elcock (Senior Leader)
Four Dwellings academy appoints Prefects each year to undertake various roles and responsibilities around the school, both during the school day and at after school events. This is a perfect role for students in Year 11 who want to take on extra responsibility, extend their experience and provide themselves with opportunities which will support their applications to college and university and to work. The school prefects are supported by Mr Garvey (Head of Key Stage 4). Click on the above link for a list of prefects
Academy Pupil Well-being Leads
This is a new role within school that is supported by a senior member of staff, Birmingham Education Partnership and The Children’s Society. The role of the leaders is to attend training sessions and then filter the information back to young people and to develop an action plan alongside senior leaders that best supports the well-being of everyone in school. This year the leads are concentrating on supporting year 7 pupils. The Well-being Leads are supported by Mr Elcock (Senior Leader)
Please click here to access the results of the student council feedback on the school's reward systems