School Council

Every child has a Voice’.

Each year voting takes place in every classroom, 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 teacher present) to discuss and sort out problems and ideas. These may include school lunches, behaviour, business plans or ideas for fundraising events. 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 jobs are there?

Each year, every class elects a representative, a Councillor and Deputy Councillor to be members of the School Council. The Head Boy & Girl also sit on the School Council. The Council will then meet to elect Officers such as:-

  • Chairperson
  • Vice-Chairperson
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

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:-

  • Regular meetings
  • Good communication between Representatives and their class.
  • Smaller groups (sub-committees) working on specific events or issues.

Do they get things done?

Good School Councils do get things done – our examples include:-

  • Improved playground and field equipment.
  • Raising Money for a variety of charities such as Save the Children, Children in Need and Sport Relief
  • Cake Sale
  • Golden Time Survey


The School Councillors are supported by Miss Hope (SMSC Lead).



Contact the School

Scholar Green Primary School

Congleton Rd North,
Scholar Green,

Cheshire East Local Authority School

Main Contact: Headteacher - Lyndsey Colman

Tel: 01270 685181

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