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School Council 2023/2024

Break the rules day Thursday 23rd May

How many rules will you break?

50p per rule.

We had an Easter Egg raffle in each class. We raised £200. We bought new plants, fencing, lighting and bird feeders for our reflection garden. 

Over the Christmas holiday, we had a podcast room built from the money we had raised. 

Valentine fundraiser

School Councillors 2023 - 2024

Isla and Elina - Y1

Oliver and Alice - Y2

Olive and Alissia - Y3

Ted and Ruby - Y4

Emily and George - Y5

Rosie and Ophelia - Y6


Our local Food Bank.


Just before Christmas, we visited our local food bank and helped them pack Christmas packages for families in our community.

we also raised £210 to buy Christmas presents for the children of these families. 



This year, we are supporting Manningtree Foodbank, Super Ernie's charity and Evie's charity.


This Christmas, each class is buying a Christmas present for a girl and boy to the most vulnerable in our community.


Fundraising - this year we are raising money for a podcast room.

Our first fundraiser is our Christmas card project.


We also belong to the Multi-School Council which covers the Essex area. 



















































School Council 2022/2023



Year 1 = Maddie and Oliver

Year 2 = Ruby and Wilf

Year 3 = Allegra and Toma

Year 4 = Finley and Theo

Year 5 = Ella and Poppy

Year 6 = Mia, Aashia and Zach



Up and coming events.....









Our meetings

Mia is our secretary and Poppy and Ella are our chairwomen.


We have been discussing British values and how they are important in our school community.


Also, we have been looking at how our key concepts relate to our School Council.


The School Councillors asked their class for some ideas for fundraising. 

We had some brilliant ideas and the first idea will be held at the end of January.


We are also raising money for a well being/art therapy/reading hub area in our grounds to be used by all children. Watch this space......






Charities this year

We are supporting our local food bank this year.

We are collecting food bank items on the 1st of every month.


Our first collection was amazing so thank you to all who donated.








Fundraising events

Our first fundraiser this year was to design our own Christmas card.

We had an amazing 168 orders of various Christmas items.


 Toy sale.

(Huge thank you for all the donated toys.)


Guess the name of the Valentine Teddy and guess how many sweets in the jar.




School Council fun events.

The School Council bought two World Cup Footballs and organised a friendly sweepstake.
Each class drew 8 countries from a hat and it was a nail biting finish. 

The winners were Year 4 and Year 1S.



Break the rules day! 













Here are some pictures from our Toy Sale.

We raised over £100.















School Council 2021/2022

The school councillors went on a United in Diversity Day, at Braxted Park. 
They had a great day doing lots of activities and listening to some inspirational speakers. 

We have made a start to our Jubilee prayer garden, it's starting to look really lovely. 
Our plan is to open the garden on our Jubilee picnic day.

The school councillors have been planting bulbs ready for the summer. 

We are delighted to say that the Jubilee prayer garden is ready to open for our Jubilee picnic day. 


We bought an Easter Egg for each class and had an Easter Egg raffle. 
We raised........ 

We organised a secondhand book sale, books were donated by staff and families of our school. 
The children loved choosing which books they wanted to buy and we raised £245.00

The School Council bought a bear for each classroom with a book to take home each week and write a prayer. His name is Christian. 

Our first fundraiser was the ever popular tea towels for Christmas.

We had two designs, one with Reception, Y1 and Y2 and one with Y3, Y4, Y5 and Y6 on another.


For Valentines 2022, we had guess the name of the Valentine Teddy and how many sweets in the jar. Great excitement had by all.

Multi School Council

On March 2nd, we will be visiting Doucecroft Special School to talk about a topic on racism.

Presents for the classes!

World book day 2022!


We have Nigel Hinton visiting us for World book day.

We bought books for our classes that are written by Nigel Hinton so the children can get to know a bit about him before he visits our school.


Also, we are holding a second hand book sale on Thursday 3rd March.