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School Council

Other Pupil Leadership Teams at OLQOH include the JRSO Team (Junior Road Safety Officers), who are working towards the 'Modeshift STARS' Silver Award, the PE Team, who support Mrs Westgate, the Computer Gurus who work with Mr Watson (computing Leader) and the Young Interpreters, who work with Mrs Alfieri.

Our School Council & RE School Council

The School Council is elected by fellow pupils. Each class from Year 2 to Year 6 has a representative, each Council serves for one year, with a new Council being elected every September.

The School Council support Mr Melia by making sure the views of the children are heard when important decisions are made.

The School Council have regular meetings, and also organise special events.

A current issue for the School Council is to help Mr Melia and the Governors to name the new classes for September 2017.

The RE School Council work alongside the School Council, and are coordinated by Miss Rickards.  The RE School Council regularly meet with Father Chris, our Chaplain to discuss issues and plan events.

An impact Report from the 2014/15 School Council can be found as an attachment below.  For the current School Council, who meet once a fortnight with either Mr Melia or Miss Ballard, our aims for the year ahead are as follows:
OLQOH School Council 2016 / 17

AIMS FOR 2016 / 2017
  • To developed and build on our 'Fair Trade' status
  • To lead the promotion of our OLQOH/British Values
  • To work with the Friends of School (FoS) to increase pupil involvement in organising events such as the Summer Fete and in generating class funds for each class.
  • To develop community outreach and foster links with schools in developing communities, specifically Chanzigi School and a school in Nepal.  As part of this project, Mrs Feltham, one of our TAs will visit Chanzigi School in Tanzania.


Meeting minutes for groups are available on request.
Picture 1 The School Council 2012-13
Picture 2 The School Council 2013-14
Picture 3