Each student is represented by:
2 Senators per year group
Meet once per half term
Appointed after applying to join the Senate
Consulted about key things that happen in school
Inform school decision making
Senate meetings include a governor and a member from leadership group
Chair the meetings of their year groups’ representatives
2 representatives per forms group
1 meeting per half term
Chosen by form elections
Listen to views from forms they represent
Update forms about the meetings
Feedback these views to the Senate
Building on the success of the Senate last year, the new Senate for 2017-18 has now been appointed and are looking forward the year ahead. The senate have already held their first meeting and immediately began to work on improving the school life for all students.
The Senate discussed the representatives system: each form will have a rep to ensure that the decisions and discussions are filtered down to students and views and opinions from the student body reach the Senate. The Senate also discussed how to promote excellent conduct and behaviour school and began to plan for a new praise and reward system.
The Senate also reaffirmed the focus as working hard to improve the experience of all students in the school inside and outside the classroom and are looking forward to the year ahead.