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Pupil Voice

School Council

  • To undertake half termly school council meetings with the Head teacher
  • To define key projects across the year and set actions to achieve goals
  • To host key events and to represent the school

Here are minutes from recent meetings:

Junior Travel Ambassadors

  • To promote road safety within school
  • To attend Bromley road safety events
  • To give road safety messages in assembly
  • To support healthy travel to school

Lunchtime Ambassadors

  • To support staff in ensuring efficient and effective lunchtimes
  • To undertake key roles including checking pupils have eaten a balanced lunch, pouring and re-filling water, helping with clearing, checking in pupils and talking with pupils

Head Gardeners

  • To develop understanding of food and how things grow
  • To take responsibility for ensuing the school garden is well maintained
  • To attend community events to sell produce and to exhibit produce

RE Ambassadors

  • To work alongside the RE Subject Leader
  • To help to create a prayerful environment at school
  • To organise and lead whole school and class liturgies
  • To proclaim the Wednesday Word

Sports Leaders

  • Set the example by always having the correct PE kit.
  • Support teachers in setting up and tidying away the equipment..
  • Support teachers in showing children how to complete the activities in lessons.
  • Be responsible for using the iPad to take photographs during lessons.
  • Ensure the PE cupboard is tidy and well organised.

Play Leaders

  • Provide high quality play experiences for all pupils during lunchtime within a happy and caring environment.
  • Be responsible for promoting positive play experiences and opportunities for the children during the lunchtime break
  • Encourage, support and foster positive relationships between children by providing positive and active play experiences and opportunities
  • Show leadership qualities that demonstrate a good knowledge of the activity that they are leading and an awareness of the children's needs that they are working with.
  • To be a good role model for younger children at lunchtimes and playtimes.
  • Set up playground tasks.
  • Teach children new games and skills.
  • Make sure children who look or feel 'left out' are asked to join in a game.
  • Choose new playground equipment.
  • Run tournaments.
  • Help with sports events during the annual Sports Week.

Peer Mediators

  • To help children to express how they are feeling, talk about their problems and work out a solution for themselves.
  • To support children in finding their own solutions.
  • To be fair and not take sides.
  • To give time and effort to keep mediation running.

Classroom Librarians

  • Ensure the library remains tidy and books are filed in the correct place
  • Check book displays each day to ensure bookshelves are tidy
  • Promote reading diaries and the importance of reading each day

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St. James’ RC Primary School
Maybury Close,
Petts Wood,

Contact Mrs Jones or Mrs Howie in the school office for general enquiries on
020 8467 8167

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Children are learning about e safety today. Thank you to the parents that came to the meeting.

Year 6 had a beautiful retreat to Aylesford.

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