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School Council

School Council 2017 - 2018

Our School Council represents the views of all our pupils. It gives children the opportunity to make their voices heard and feel part of the whole school community. We are committed in creating positive change within our school and making Chase Lane even better than it already is!

Our Progress

11th January 2018:

School council created a tally questionnaire for all classes in KS2. This was to see which snacks are the most popular to buy and the results will affect the stock of the tuck trolley in the near future.


20th December:

The Friendship Bench has been placed on the playground and children have been told how it can help children who may not have anyone to play with.

Our Friendship Bench at Chase Lane Primary

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16th November:

School Councillors designed a poster for ‘Walk-in-Wednesdays’


Week Commencing 13th November:

A letter of confirmation has been received regarding the Houses of Parliament trip on 2nd March 2018.
Letters to be handed out nearer the time.


2nd and 6th November:

School Councillors stayed behind during parents’ evening to help Mrs Perry hand out tasters, which was very successful.

Thank you to Olivia, Lilly and Maisy


Friday 13th October:

School Councillors are starting ‘Clean Up Friday’
(litter picking around the school grounds)


Week commencing 9th October:

School Councillors are in the process of collating their



School Councillors are in the process of ordering a ‘Friendship Bench’ along with a ‘Friendship Stop Sign’



Week commencing 2nd October:

School Councillors completed a survey with 36 Chase Lane pupils on how to improve lunchtimes.


Week commencing 25th September:

School Councillors have begun the sale of ‘Tasty Tuck’ at play times, which has proven very successful and will be
replenished on a weekly basis.


School Council 2015-2016

On Thursday 19th May, the Year 3, 4 and 5 Councillors attended the mayor-making ceremony at St. Nicholas' Church. During the ceremony we sung hymns and said prayers. We ended by singing the National Anthem. We then went down the road to the Guildhall where the Mayor threw kitchels at us, out of the window. We tried to catch as many as we could. One Councillor managed to collect 10 kitchels, while others just got hit in the face by them. It was a great experience.

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On Friday 13th May, Bernard Jenkin visited our school. Bernard was given a tour of the school by Isabella, Maisy and Mr Kempster, who then gave him a brief tour of the school. After the tour, Bernard gave an assembly to the whole school and told us about his job as an MP and about the history of Parliament. We also got to ask him questions.

By Rhianna Paice, Kyle Gooch and Isabella McCreadie.

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On Wednesday the 2nd of March, School Council visited the Houses of Parliament. The trip was amazing and all of the Councillors agreed that they learned something new. We got to see where the Prime Minister David Cameron lives and some of the Councillors were lucky enough to stand on the spot where King Charles I and Guy Fawkes were put on trial. We also all got to watch a real life debate in the House of Commons. We finished with a reenactment of when the Suffragettes chained themselves to the railings in Parliament and learnt how they won the vote for women. 

By Isabella McCreadie and Maisy Brookes - on behalf of the School Council.



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