School Council



What is a school council?

  • A school council is group of children who are elected to represent their class to improve their school.
  • "School council" means all kinds of school-based groups run by children.
  • They are people you can turn to when you need help.
  • They are good listeners and people who can get things done.

What does the school council do?

  • A school council does a number of things.
  • The school council meets - with a teacher to discuss and sort out lots of different problems or topics. These may include school activities, resources or ideas for fundraising events. 
  • Members of the school council will be responsible for carrying out agreed ideas such as: ideas for keeping the school tidy, school games and fund-raising ideas (bake sales, non uniform days).

How to become a school councillor

  • If you are interested in being part of Holmes Chapel Primary Schools school council we would love to hear from you.
  • All you need to do is make a poster about why you would be a good person to represent your class as a class councillor.
  • You need to present your poster to your class.
  • Your class will vote for their new councillor.

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