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School Council

The aim of our School Council is to involve pupils in decision making in and around the school, and helps to promote an understanding of British Values and democracy.  Two children from each year group are elected by their peers to be on the School Council, and they represent the voice and views of all the children.  The School Council discusses any points raised and vote on a course of action.


Mrs Appleyard leads the Cutcombe School Council meetings helping to record notes of the meetings and facilitate discussions.    


School Council Representatives are:


Year 4:  Olivia and Max

Year 3:  Bella and Eliza

Year 2: Sophie and Faye

Year 1: Hattie and Connor

Reception: Will be elected in the Spring term

This year the school council have helped raise money for different charities.


  •  Send a Cow - non-uniform day wearing red and white and a Cow Colouring competition
  • Sold poppies for The Royal British Legion
  • Children in Need - non-uniform day

This year we have discussed the following at our School Council Meetings:

  • Settling back into school after Covid-19 Lockdowns.  How did we feel when we started in September?  How do we feel now it is October half term?
  • Children in Need - what shall we do to raise money?
  • Remembrance day - how shall we organise selling the poppy things from the British Legion?

In the past we have:

  • had a cake sell to raise money for Australian animals as a result of the Australian bushfires
  • raised money for different charities
  • be involved in interviewing new staff members