St Alban's Catholic Primary School

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School Council

Our School Council are a formal group of pupils who act as representatives of their classmates in discussing school issues with the Headteacher, Mrs. McKinney. Children are elected to represent the views of all pupils and also to improve St. Alban's. They help to make decisions our school and take on projects that support the children’s learning and development, such as organising charity events, representing the school at outside events or ensuring the school is environmentally friendly.

St. Alban's School Council are usually elected annually by the other children in a democratic vote, following speeches that are given to classes.


The St. Alban's School Council: 

  • meets monthly with the Headteacher to discuss and sort out problems. These could include school lunches, behaviour or ideas for fundraising events.
  • are responsible for carrying out the ideas that have been agreed upon, such as planning discos, writing newspaper articles, or meeting with catering staff.
  • has two representatives from each class from Year Two upwards. The council elect officers such as Chair and Secretary.


The Election Process