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St. John's School Council


Our School Council is made up of 2 representatives from each class in KS1 and KS2 and is lead by Mr Higham. All the School Councillors have been democratically elected by each class in our school.


The School Councillors meet each week to discuss new ideas and make suggestions for developing the school and make St. John's an even better place.



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Link Councillors for Reception

Y6 appointed

Talk with Reception staff about their ideas for the playground. Spend a day with Reception getting to know how an outdoor area can work effectively.

Link Councillors for Y1

Y5- Councillors



Questions to explore with children. What would you like to be able to do in our playground?

Link Councillors for Y2


Y4- Councillors


As above


How can we improve the school grounds?


The school council would like to develop the garden.


Order gardening equipment. Make a list of wants.


School council introduce the garden and club to the school in school assembly.

Decide on ‘Charity of the year

School Council would still like to support our local Food Bank.


Wearing woolies for our local Food Bank will be in December to link with Christmas.

Poster and letters need to be prepared

Discover how the Mayor helps the people of Liverpool and how we can help our local area.

Write to Mayor of Sefton to arrange a visit to Sefton Town Hall.



Questions for Mayor from school council and from Y5 to support our ‘Human Geography Fieldwork’.


We also introduce ‘Anti Bullying Week’ and ‘Black History’ to raise awareness across school. We help to generate interest about these weeks in school to prepare the children for the exciting work they will be completing in class.


  • The School Council elected Charlotte (Y6) to lead the council with Max (Y6) and Lillie- Mae (Y5) as her deputies.
  • The council also elected year representatives as follows: Ethan will represent Y3, Amabel Y4, Dylan Y5 and Charlotte Y6.





The School Council have been looking after our school environment and are keen to keep our school litter-free and promote recycling.

The School Council's trip to Sefton Town Hall to meet the Mayor of Sefton

The School Council have been discussing democracy and how the voices' of the people of Sefton are taken into account. Our School Council went to Sefton Town Hall to meet the Mayor of Sefton to ask questions about how we could make a difference and how we could improve our local environment. We also asked many questions about pollution and reducing rubbish in the area, especially plastic usage.