On Friday 24th March we took part in a wacky wardrobe day to raise money for the national Red Nose Day appeal. At the beginning of this school year our School Council requested that we continue to support national charities as well as raising money for our school.
Both staff and children made a very big effort to dress in a funny way which made for a fun and happy day of work in our classes.
Thankyou to our parents for providing such wacky outfits for their children. Thankyou also for your contributions. We raised £55.10 in total.
At the beginning of each school year we hold elections and every child votes for suitable candidates to represent their year group. They meet half termly and discuss issues given to them by members of staff/pupils/governors and friends of school. This year they have chosen 5 charities to support throughout our school year and helped organise fundraising events. They have completed a PE survey with pupils during playtimes on behalf of the Sports Co-ordinator. We have met with Gosforth School council to share ideas and a local councillor came to school and worked with the councillors on 'Public Speaking' . They then went on to organise their own 'Public Speaking Competition' which has now become an annual event.
This year the School Council will be carrying out several key actions:
1. Collecting information on behalf of the Governing Body and reporting back
2. Organising key fundraising events (eg) Christmas party
3. Organising 'fun' events through the year (eg) Halloween Party
4. Working with other School Councils within the cluster to debate several key issues including healthy eating and sugar in food and cyber bullying
The School Council organised a disco on the last day of term to raise funds for school. The children and staff all dressed up and had a great time.