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Tyndale Primary School

Pupil Leadership

What is the School Council?

At Tyndale Primary, we believe that pupils should have a voice and be involved in decisions about the school which affect them. Through the School Council, pupils gain the opportunity to raise issues, share ideas and take part in discussions about issues which affect them and discuss how they can contribute to the school and local community improvements . At Tyndale Primary, the pupils thoughts and ideas matter.


We teach professional skills in the school council so we use a lot of business words such as:

Agenda - a list of things to talk about

Councillor - someone who has been voted for to work for their class mates on the school council

Minutes - the notes taken during a meeting so people can see what goes on

Motion - an idea for the council to discuss

Head Boy and Head Girl

Are you interested in becoming the next Tyndale Head Boy or Head Girl?

We are seeking to appoint two ambitious and enthusiastic pupils to fulfil these important roles in September 2020 to lead and contribute to the ongoing improvement projects the school council provide our school with. 

Pupils should apply for this role if:

  • They are due to start Year 6 in September 2020
  • They are a good role model to their peers
  • They have a proven track record of excellent attendance and behaviour
  • They have excellent ideas about change projects which will improve our school or local community
  • They feel they could confidently discuss school improvement ideas at meetings with other school council representatives
  • They could co-ordinate school activities such as fundraising events and lunchtime clubs
  • They feel the could talk about the impact the school council is having on the school in an assembly
  • They feel they could talk about their experience of Tyndale Primary to prospective parents on a guided school tour

Pupils who wish to apply for this role should submit a letter no more than one side of A4 to or alternatively, submit in person to our school office by the end of the day on Friday 11th September 2020. 

The letter should explain why you feel you are suitable for this role and how you would use this opportunity to improve the wider school life and local community. 

We look forward to receiving your applications and appointing our next successful pupil leaders!

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School Council Representatives

Are you interested in becoming a school council representative?

On the week commencing 7th September 2020, we will be holding school council representative elections.

If you are a pupil in Years 3, 4 or 5 who:

  • Is a good role model to their peers

  • Has fantastic ideas about how to improve areas of wider school life and the local community

  • Feels they could collate their own ideas and their classmates ideas together and present these in a school council meeting 

  • Has a proven track record of excellent attendance and behaviour

Please let your class teacher know when you return in September that you'd like to be considered for the role of school council representative. 

We will be appointing 2 school council representatives from each class in Years 3, 4 and 5. 

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