From recycling waste to improving surroundings, school councils across the UK are working to reduce their school’s carbon footprint. We want to hear from you about how your school council brought about changes to the environment!
How does your school council influence decisions? Tell us about democracy in your school in under 100 words and be in with a chance of being featured on our homepage.
What has your school council been working on? Tell us about your project in 250-400 words and we could feature your school council on our blog – don’t forget to send us an image!
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'
A winning school council will be awarded in each of four age categories:
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!
Smart School Councils are a charity that help young people to become active, democratic citizens. Their Smart School Councils model helps schools to:
To learn more, visit their website at www.smartschoolcouncils.org.uk