The Student Voice is a vibrant body made up of representatives of all years who meet fortnightly, chaired by the Head Boy, Head Girl, Deputy Head Boy and Deputy Head Girl.
A new Student Voice Rep is appointed at the start of each academic year after consulting teaching staff, especially heads of year. Being a member shows that the student is a responsible and reliable student, who is willing to take responsibility for the decisions made.
They are consulted whenever major decisions are taken by the school, like a new uniform or the development of a school policy such as behaviour. They are also consulted before a senior teaching appointment is made.
Student Voice is considered to be a vital element of the school’s management structure.
Students who would like to be a rep put themselves forward. The other people in the class, including the tutor and AYL, then vote for the 2 students they would like to represent them.
Once the team have been selected we create an overview of what they feel needs improving throughout the school. During the first meeting the overview is fed back and the head students put together a year long agenda for the student voice meetings.
Y7 students are voted in at a later date to give everyone a chance to get to know each other.
Timeline Sept 2018:
14th September – votes in for Y8 to Y11.
W/C 17th September – discussion with form, what would you like to improve?
24th September, 13.30 0C1 – First meeting. Brainstorm discussions.
8th October – 13.30 0C1 – second meeting, then every Monday week 2 at 13.30.
18th October – Y7 votes in. Sports Rep votes in.
29th October – Y7 join meetings.