2017 Winners Announced!

Congratulations to everyone who entered the competition this year. We are delighted to announce that the following schools are the winning entries:

Age 4-7 years | The Mulberry House School | Project: 'Be an Ally'

Age 8-11 years | Shaldon Primary School | Project: 'Elderly Penpals'

Age 12-16 years | Ryde Academy | Project: LGBTQ+ Inclusion and Awareness

Age 17-19 years | Highfurlong Community Special School | 'Disability Awareness Training'


The Speaker’s School Council Awards are open to every infant, primary, secondary and SEN school in the UK.

A winning school council will be awarded in each of four age categories:

  • Infant age (4-7)
  • Junior age (8-11)
  • Secondary age (12-16)
  • Young adults (17-19)

All entries will receive a certificate, and a digital badge for your school website!

Come back in February 2018 to tell us about your projects!


Interested in taking your school council to the next step?

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Smart School Councils are a charity that help young people to become active, democratic citizens. Their Smart School Councils model helps schools to: 

  • Involve all pupils in the school council. 
  • Directly addresses Ofsted requirements on British Values/SMSC & Prevent
  • Tracks data on involvement
  • And it's easier to run than your current school council! 

To learn more, visit their website at www.smartschoolcouncils.org.uk 

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