What’s Good about your School?
The School Council asked their fellow learners for suggestions about ‘What’s good about your school?’ There were lots of comments from across the school, here are some highlights:
- “How everyone communicates with parents.”
- “All the different opportunities which are given to us.”
- “Everything our school and community do to make it a special and unique place.”
- “It’s an amazing environment.”
- “At the start of the year before learning, we learn stuff about our teacher.”
- “Most people in our class our kind.”
- “We use our resources carefully.”
- “We say ‘hello’ to people.”
- “Children are respected.”
- “We have rules to keep people safe.”
- “We have nice teachers.”
- “We share our lives.”
- “Parents get to come with us at Time to Think.”
- “Time to Think sets us up for the day.”
- “We have reading teams.”
- “We get class points.”
- “Teachers help us learn to make us smart!”
- “We have learning walls where we can write on them.”
- “We have our own learning drawers.”
- “We have good meals.”
- “We get to see Haytor Rock.”
- “We can have our own space if we need it.”
- “We get new learning.”
Ashton and Lauren will be providing this feedback to the NALC (Newton Abbot Learning Community) Student Council when they attend their next meeting.
If you have something you want to add to the suggestion list, let your Class Councillor know!
Mrs Galling will be making a ‘Student Voice’ wall in the Hub, so visitors to your school will be able to see your comments.
Easter Eggs – It’s all about the preparation
On 28th February the School Council met to discuss arrangements for the forthcoming Easter events.
First they met with Mrs Louise to discuss the ‘decorate an egg’ competition, following a request from the Coffee and Cake team. Skye reported how she had written a letter to local businesses, asking for prizes to be donated.
The School Council then went onto develop their thinking regarding the ‘Easter Egg Hunt.’ They spent lots of time thinking about ‘fairness’ and how everybody could be successful. They agreed that:
- Children will pay £1 to enter the hunt;
- Children will have an egg design to colour and write their name on;
- Eggs will be stuck onto a weighted item;
- Pairs of classes will hide each other’s eggs, prior to starting the hunt;
- When a child finds their egg, they will take it to their School Councillor to receive their prize;
- After the hunt children will have juice and biscuit;
- School Councillors can dress up as a bunny if they wish!
- Children will also be given a certificate for entering the hunt.