At Rockmount Primary School we are proud to have pupil representatives that take part in School Council meetings. These councils are in place so that pupils have a voice and are involved in decisions about the school that affect them. Through these meetings, all pupils have the opportunity to raise issues, share ideas and take part in discussions that involve all of their classmates in reaching a democratic solution. Pupils at Rockmount Primary School know that this is their school and their thoughts and ideas matter.
Our School Council aims to encourage our children to:
We value the benefits of operating a School Council. The School Council represents the whole school. We feel they benefit the whole community and as a school we operate as a community. Through our School Council and class council work it is hoped that we can develop a balance and wholeness, helping to make our community more harmonious to live in. Our School Council work will enable pupils with positive attitudes to exert a positive influence. Everyone will benefit from the work of the School Council.
Our School Council aims to ensure our children have:
Our School Council should encourage pupils to develop:
Our School Council should give pupils the experience of:
Our School Council aims to prepare our pupils for citizenship by teaching them about roles, rights and responsibilities within the school system.
School council had their first meeting of the academic year. The members introduced themselves and shared ideas about upcoming projects and initiatives for the year.
' I think we should focus on getting more equipment for the playground' - Leo Year 3
'Maybe we could have reading buddies at lunchtime' - Olivia Year 4
' I think we should still continue to think about food waste in school' - Iris Year 5
'One idea I have is linking our initiatives to future careers. Maybe we could learn the skills for different jobs' - Dylan Year 6
School Councillors 2023-2024
|Year 1 Topaz
|Year 1 Opal
Year 2 Crystal
Year 2 Quartz
Year 3 Moonstone
Year 3 Sapphire
Year 4 Coral
Year 4 Pearl
Year 5 Ruby
Year 5 Turquoise
Year 6 Tanzanite
Year 6 Amethyst