Deanesfield Primary School

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School Council

Introducing… our fabulous new school councillors!


We are a group of year 6’s and it is our mission to ensure that all of the children in school have their voice heard. This links to Article 12: ‘You have the right to give your opinion, and for adults to listen and take it seriously’. During our groups, we discuss questions that we all feel are important to help us know what is working well and to gather feedback about how we can improve our school. We help the children in our class to think and talk about the topic before collecting their ideas and feeding it back to Mrs Pearson.


School council sessions are run as follows:

  • 5 minutes at the start for a warm up game.
  • 10 minutes feedback from the previous week and introducing the new question. We help the children with their answers and thoughts before writing them down.
  • 5 minutes at the end for a game of their choice.


We love teaching the children new games as well as letting them pick their own games because this helps them to get to know us, trust us and builds their confidence. It also helps them enjoy the session, which links to Article 31: You have the right to play and rest.​