The Thinking Drive Team meet regularly to develop their knowledge of Thinking Tools and then support others in their class with this. Each class has a representative who is passionate about developing their skills in all Thinking areas. The Thinking Drive Team is led by Miss Martin and Miss Kingsland.
We have an Eco Committee who are working on making the school more environmentally friendly. The Eco Committee is lead by Miss Kingsland.
At New Horizons Children’s Academy, we are proud to have democratically elected pupil representatives that take part in School Council meetings. The purpose of the School Council is to make sure that all pupils have a voice so that they can be involved in decisions about the school that affect them.
Through Class Councils, all pupils have the opportunity to raise issues, give opinions and share ideas in discussions led by a School Council member. The School Council also has a display board with a whole school suggestion box, which members bring to meetings. Wider issues can then be raised at School Council meetings to ensure that children’s views are heard.
Pupils at New Horizons know that they have a voice and that their thoughts matter.
Issues that might be discussed in School Council meetings include:
Every child has the opportunity to participate in the activities of the School Council through class discussions with the School Council representatives.
The School Council meet at least once a term to discuss school issues. School council meetings are organised by Miss Martin.
Being a School Council representative is a very important job. Each member has signed the School Council Charter, a list of promises that he or she will follow to best represent their classmates.
Each member promises…