School Council

A huge congratulations to our School Council for being Highly Commended at the Speaker's School Council Awards.  Please see the notification below.

From: WADDINGTON, Annie
Sent: 21 June 2016 12:40
To: WADDINGTON, Annie
Subject: Speaker's School Council Awards

 

Thank you for submitting your project in to the Speaker’s School Council Awards 2016.

I am delighted to inform you that the judges of this year’s Speaker’s School Council Awards have selected your school council’s project as highly commended.

 

We would like to congratulate your students on receiving this special recognition from the judges.

To celebrate your students’ achievement I will be sending a digital badge later this week which you can show off on your school website. Your school council will also receive a certificate in the post.

On behalf of the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt. Hon John Bercow and the Speaker’s School Council Awards team we would really like to thank you and your school council for participating in the competition and taking the time to tell us about all the hard work that has gone into making your project great.

We wish you every success with your future projects and look forward to hearing about them in next year’s competition! Don’t forget to keep checking our website- www.speakersschoolcouncil.org for regular updates, tips and resources for next year’s entry!

Kind regards

The Speaker’s School Council Awards team

 

 

 

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Annie Waddington

Education Projects Officer

Parliament Education Service

Participation

Houses of Parliament

London

SW1A 2TT

 

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This year the school council have organised a sponsored run which they completed in conjunction with the World Marathon Challenge.  Schools, colleges and organisations from around the world worked in teams to run the marathon distance of 26 miles, 385 yards.  The school council split the distance into 100m sections which had to be ran 422 times.  We had a great day and raised £1547.  The money was used to buy 2 defibrillators for school.  

In December they organised a 'Wear a Christmas jumper day'.  Monies raised went towards buying treadmills.  

The council were busy in February arranging a Valentine's disco.  Everyone had a great time.  

With our friends from the Merseyside consortium, we have helped to make shoeboxes to send to children less fortunate than ourselves.  We attended an event at Liverpool Town Hall to celebrate our achievements.  

At the end of June we will visit Runcorn Town Hall to meet the Mayor, tour the Town Hall and view the council chambers.  

Elections will take place in early July for our school council who will begin their roles in September.

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