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What is the School Council?
The School Council is an elected group of children who meet regularly and work together to represent the pupils of Joseph Hood Primary School.
Who can be a member of the School Council?
At the start of each academic year, each class will nominate two children to become their class councillors. Every class from Year one up to Year Six votes for the children that they think will be able to represent their class best at School Council meetings.
How long can you be a School Councillor for?


School Councillors are elected to represent their classes for one year.
How many School Councillors are there?
School Council has 20 members from years one to six.
Who helps to run the school council?


The school council is run by our Assistant Head, Miss Shepard.
Why do we have a Children’s School Council?
· To improve the school, according to the children's point of view.
· To make sure each class has a platform to voice their opinions.
· To discuss and raise issues e.g. charity fundraising
Which charities would we like to support this year?
In the autumn term we are going to raise money for the Lunch Bowl project which supports children within the Kibera slum and also Children in Need.