Here at The Laurels, we encourage all children to have “a voice” . To encourage this we have a group of children from all year groups who meet, discuss and make decisions on behalf of the whole school. They represent their class and help Miss Shanahan and Mrs de Carteret to make decisions which involve the pupils here at school.
The children work on different projects such as becoming a more environmentally friendly school or improving the playground and then we feed back the ideas they come up with to the Governors.
The children really love being involved in the school council and making decisions about the school, how it is run and how fundraising money could be spent. This teaches them responsibility and the ability to listen and debate with others. School council members are elected each academic year. This year the members are: