With two representatives from every form, Audenshaw School has a thriving and enthusiastic student council which meets throughout the academic year. Representatives convene as year groups to discuss their ideas and prioritise the issues they want to raise for further discussion. The full school council meets at least four times in the school year, and is attended by the headmaster, canteen manager, head of Life Skills and other relevant staff. Allowing a two way dialogue between students and staff, the school council enables students to participate fully in school life, have an influence their school environment and be consulted on key developments relating to the school community. Being a school council representative for your form offers you a range of opportunities; you can help your peers by representing them at meetings, you can learn new skills – such as negotiating and speaking with confidence – and even get more involved and help to chair meetings and take part in assemblies.
Issues that the school council has raised or been consulted on this year include:
- The building of shelters in the playgrounds
- The variety and pricing of food in the canteen
- The school's e-safety policy
- The development of plans for new school buildings
- The school environment, including litter and decoration
- How teachers set learning objectives
Would you like to get involved and represent your form?
For more information on how to get involved, please see Miss MacDonald in Room 8.