On Monday 5th February, representatives from the School Parliament met with 6 members of the governing body to share their work in school.
Peer-mediators are easily identifiable by their blue jumpers. These children support the staff and pupils in school by solving problems amongst their peers at playtime and lunchtime. They have received training in Restorative Practice alongside school staff which is renewed annually.
The Pupil Council meets regularly and gathers the views of pupils across the school. This half term they have been considering the thoughts of their classmates on playtimes, reviewing new arrangements put into place in January for lunchtime and the number of clubs on offer.
The Eco-team has run an electricity awareness project and a school-wide competition this term which was won by 2S. They also support with gardening club in the Autumn and Summer terms. We have recently been awarded the Green Tree Bronze award and are awaiting a number of trees to plant on the grounds.
The Fairtrade team is looking forward to celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight next half term and has supported Eco-team in running a healthy tuck-shop at breaktime selling delicious fruit.
Worship Team lead assemblies for the whole school once a half term. Each term they also lead worship in church for Christingle, Easter and the Year 6 Leavers. Worship Team are looking forward to being able to plan more of the assemblies themselves.
Our new School Parliament display board outside Year 3 demonstrates what each team has been up to this half term. Check it out!
School Council 2022-2023\
Red Nose Day 2023
2022 – 2023 ECO-Team
Switch Off Fortnight
Greta Thumberg Assembly
With the help of Miss White, on Thursday 16th March, ECO-team presented an assembly all about Greta Thumburg. Like Greta, they are trying to raise awareness about the dangers of climate change. The children of Heaton St Barnabas are the future and they know they have an important job in playing their part for a sustainable future.