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Cupernham Junior School – School Council Expectations


School Councillors agreed at their meeting that the following personal qualities are needed to be a school councillor, they are:


  • Reliable

  • Responsible

  • Friendly and approachable

  • Good at listening to everyone

  • Able to remember things

  • Honest and sensible

  • Hardworking

  • Good role models for learning


    These are the things the School Council rep needs to do:


  • Attend meetings, turn up on time and be interested

  • Bring your School Council Book to the meeting

  • Look after the book and stick agendas and minutes inside

  • Listen to the views and opinions of the class and bring them to the meeting.

  • Report everyone’s ideas and opinions even if they are not your own

  • Bring ideas to the meeting that will make the school a better place to be

  • Feedback information to your class – ask your teacher for a time to do this

  • Wear your badge with pride so people know that you are the councillor

  • Collect the views of pupils from the playground

  • Present some assemblies with support from Mr Wells

  • Represent the school at local meetings


    School Councillors need to be roles models to others regarding their learning behaviour:


  • Representing the school, at all times both in and out of class

  • Well behaved at all times

  • Hard working

  • Listening to everyone

  • Engaged in your learning – head down!

  • Modelling positive BLP

  • Happy, enjoying learning

  • Confident and taking risks

  • Tackle a challenge head on