"Pupils have good opportunities to take responsibility, such as on the school council"
- Ofsted 2015
Come and meet the Short Wood School Council for 2021-22
All of the children have voted and these are the Council members for each class this year.
Our School Council self portraits
26th November 2021- Meeting
The new School Council met for the first time today. We started by drawing our portraits for the web site.
We talked about the new school menu and how the Council need to ask their classes what sort of meals they would like to see on the new menu. We also looked at the Pupil Survey and the Council found out how to help their classes to complete it.
Finlay told us that we would like us to plant some more flowers in school that would attract butterflies and the Council agreed to go away and find out the sort of things we need to plant.
Meeting - 21st January 2022
Every year the School Council have the important job of helping the kitchen to design our new menu. The members had already spoken to their classes and came to the meeting with their ideas. We talked about what we already like about the current menu and what we would like to keep as well as new foods that we would like to introduce. Representatives from the school council will now meet with Val and Mike to talk about their ideas. Watch this space for more delicious details...
Special Meeting - 26th January 2022
Today Nadia and Paige represented the School Council in a meeting with Val, the school cook and Mrs Harris to share our ideas about the menu. Val is now going to put them into the new menu which will start in April. We are also going to contact Mike from Telford and Wrekin about using our own produce in our school lunches as well as involving our community in future menus. We have lots of exciting things to think about!
Meeting- 4th March 2022
The School Council members from KS1 and KS2 were present at this meeting. The KS1 children shared some of their thoughts about the changes that have been made to the KS1 lunchtimes. They are going to go back to classes and collect the thoughts of their friends. The KS2 children had a chat about how they would like to improve their lunchtimes. They will now go back to their classes and report back at our next meeting.
Meeting- 10th March 2022
All of the School Council members from KS1 and 2 had spoken to their classes and came to the meeting with lots of ideas, As well as different sorts of sports equipment, the children had thought of lots of other resources that they felt would make their playtimes more fun. These included large and small construction skills, art resources and a stage. Mrs Kennedy will now talk to Mrs Harris about these ideas.
Overall School: 95%