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Welcome to the 'Pupil Parliament' page

 

Our Pupil Parliament is made up of one member from each class within our school alongside our Head Boy and Girl and their two Vices. We have a total of 22 members of the Pupil Parliament.

In September the class representatives made a speech to their class and were voted by their peers.

Head Boy/Girl and their Vices had to make a speech to the whole of Year 6 and were again voted in to their positions by their peers.

 

Our Pupil Parliament members are:

Tadiwa & Akchiya

Luke & Benjamin

Amy & Josephone

Year 3 - Grace, Jessica, Alex & Diyon

Year 4 - Joshua, Orson, Evelyn & Zack

Year 5 - Rasikka, William, Chloe & Lucy

Year 6 - Katie, Millie, Matthew & Thomas

 

Pupil Parliament meet once per fortnight with Mrs Greco. Each meeting has an agenda of items to discuss.

Our main focus this year is to:

* Fundraise for the school and both local and national charities. Pupil Parliament members had to research local and national charities that are important to them and their families and report back during our meetings. We then decided which charities we wanted to support.

* Improve parking outside of the school by encouraging pupils to walk to school where they can or park further away and walk a proportion of the journey.

* Support the school to improve teaching and learning even further by completing learning walks in to different lessons with members of the SLT. Feedback is then provided to teachers from members of the Pupil Parliament.

 

During our meetings we also provide feedback from our class on different aspects of the school. 

 

Fundraising events 

 

Friday 21st September - Jeans for Genes day - Children were invited to wear Jeans to school on this day and we raised £413.

 

Friday 28th September - Macmillan Coffee Morning - Children were invited to bring in cakes for year group cake sales. We also invited Year 3 parents and Grandparents from the school and local area to our Macmillan Cake morning. We raised £460.

 

Friday 16th November - Children in Need -The children took part in a number of 'spotty events' and raised £515.

School Development Plan

Here at Bedgrove Junior School,  hearing what children have to say about our school is important to us.  So important in fact, that in the summer term the Pupil Parliament helped the Senior Leadership Team and the governors with aspects of the school development plan.  

During  meetings, MPPs gave their opinions about the 4 key areas of the school development plan (Leadership & Management, Teaching & Learning, Behaviour & Welfare and Outcomes for Pupils).  

We had to discuss and consider the following questions:

  • What is unique about Bedgrove Junior School? 
  • What are the strengths of leadership?
  • What are the strengths of teaching and learning?
  • What are the strengths of behaviour?
  • How well do you achieve? How do you know?
  • What improvements could we make to the school? 

 

Mrs Greco was really impressed with the depth and understanding of the MPP's responses and incorporated their ideas into the main School Development Plan.  

 

 

 

 

 

Don't forget to provide your child with a bottle of water each day :-)
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