Each year group has 2 school councillors, who applied for the role and were then chosen by their peers. This is a great honour as they represent their class at school council meetings.
The school councillors for the academic year 2018/19 are:
Supported by Mrs Browne, the children meet every half term and discuss matters of interest to their class.
Currently the children are working to educate their peers about the United Nations Rights of the Child convention supporting Mrs Burwood in her role to ensure that St Benedict's Catholic Primary School is a Rights Respecting School. So far, they have designed posters and helped to create class displays to highlight the importance of respecting others.
Watch this space for exciting news about a project the school council are working on at the moment!