The School Council meets fortnightly to discuss issues and ideas to improve St Mary’s School. Members of our Governing Body also meet regularly with the children to listen to their thoughts and ideas. Our School Council represents the views of all our pupils. It gives children the opportunity for their voices to be heard and feel part of the whole school community. Our Year 6 children make up the executive committee and work alongside Mrs Bates to enrich school life here at St Mary’s whilst also supporting local and national charities
School Council news:
The School Council at St Mary’s C of E Primary School wanted to let you all know about our recent fundraising event for Sunnyside Rural Trust. We were very lucky to meet with Matt who told us all about the amazing work that Sunnyside do. We found out that they produce their own organic apple juice. They grow vegetables and produce honey as well as eggs. They also provide a lifelong home to some of those animals used in farming who have become unprofitable. They even have a subscription for a veg box! We are very much in favour of healthy eating and really wanted to promote this. We decided to have a veg sale and saw some very unusual vegetables. It is funny how different they look from the ones we see in supermarkets. How can you not love an ugly veg? We raised £126.90
What else have School Council been up to?
*Decorate a mask competition, with all proceeds raised being donated to the NHS
*’Leftovers for lunch’ initiative to help try and reduce food waste
*Supporting Children in Need 2021
*Supporting The Royal British Legion for Remembrance.
*Odd Socks Day. The message being ‘We’re not odd, we’re different and unique.'
All children within the school know that they have a voice and that their views are listened to. This helps to develop their sense of community and responsibility.