At Cedar Children’s Academy, at the beginning of each new school year we establish a school council. The council is a group of 15 pupils from Years 2 to 6 who have applied for the position and have been democratically elected by their classmates. The purpose of the School Council is to make sure that all pupils have a voice so they can be involved in decisions about the school that affect them.
School council members meet on a regular basis and are led by an elected chairperson. Every child has the opportunity to participate in the activities of the School Council through class discussions with the School Council representatives before each meeting.
This charter is a list of promises that each school council member will follow to best represent their classmates.
Each member promises…