Southville Primary School

Merrywood Road, Bristol, Avon. BS3 1EB Tel: 01173772671

Myrtle Street, Bristol, Avon. BS3 1JG Tel: 01173534444



School Council

What does it do?

A school council does a number of things:

The school council meets usually with a teacher present to discuss and sort out whole school problems or issues raised in class. These may include school lunches, behaviour around the school or ideas for fundraising events.

Members of the school council will be responsible for carrying out the ideas that have been agreed, such as planning and delivering fund raising events, meeting with members of the Senior Leadership or catering company. 

What is a school council?

A school council is a group of students who are elected to represent the views of all the pupils and to improve 

'School council' means all kinds of school-based groups run by students, including students forums and youth parliaments.

Our School Council representatives:

Year 1 (Badger)

Year 1 - Bear)

Year 1 (Butterfly)

Year 2 (Falcon) - 

Year 2 (Flamingo) - 

Year 2 (Fox) - 

Year 3 (Hedgehog) - 

Year 3 (Honey Bee) - 

Year 3 (Heron) - 

Year 4 (Koala) - 

Year 4 (Kangaroo) - 

Year 4 (Kiwi) - 

Year 5 (Lion) - 

Year 5 (Leopard) - 

Year 5 (Lemur)

Year 6 (Penguin) - 



The role of the School Council (information collected from our Councillors)

  • To help others and improve the school for everyone.
  • To represent our class.
  • Ask questions and share ideas for discussion and debate.
  • To make the school a better place to be.
  • To decide important decisions.
  • To listen to other people's ideas and communicate these in our meetings.

Rules of the School Council

  • Keep people up to date with current topics (Class and other members of the board)
  • No interrupting when someone else is speaking.
  • Don't be afraid to disagree.
  • Let everyone share their ideas.
  • Enjoy yourself.
  • Make people feel comfortable when they are speaking through eye contact and active listening.
  • All ideas count.
  • Support and respect each other.
  • Consider your responses carefully.


Current topics

 We have just carried out the 'count' for the House Captain vote. Congratulations to all those children who put themselves forward for nomination


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