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School Council Members

Class names

Name of representative

Name of representatives

Woodpecker

Flamingo

Mason 

Eli

Rihanna

Isabella

Penguin

Benjamin Isabelle
Eagle Logan Chloe
     

 

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Monthly Overview.

September

The school council have welcomed it's new members this month and we have chosen the chair/vice chairs and secretary. 

We had a busy first meeting devising our action plan for the term.

We will be supporting the Scunthorpe Food Bank as our Harvest project this year. The school council have placed collection boxes in each classroom and will be encouraging fellow pupils to bring in donations. The school council are kindly asking for donations as listed below:

Tinned fruit

Tinned rice pudding

Tinned custard

Tinned fish or meat

Tinned tomatoes

Tinned veg

Tinned potatoes

Fruit squash

Tinned spagetti

Fruit squash

Small/med jars of coffee.

October

Many thanks to all the families who sent in food donations in support of our harvest project. The food has now being collected and sent to the Scunthorpe Fodd bank who I am sure will make sure the food goes to good use. Below is some information which we have shared with the children about how food bank works.

How foodbanks work

We provide emergency food to people in crisis.

Scouting for food written in white chalk on a black chalkboard isolated on whiteEvery day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. A simple box of food can make a huge difference. Foodbanks help prevent crime, housing loss, family breakdown and mental health problems.

Food is donated

Schools, churches, businesses and individuals donate non-perishable, in-date food to a foodbank. Large collections often take place as part of Harvest Festival celebrations and food is also collected at supermarkets.

Food is sorted and stored

Volunteers sort food to check it’s in date and pack it into boxes ready to be given to people in need. Over 40,000 people give up their time to volunteer at foodbanks.

Professionals identify people in need

Foodbanks partner with a wide range of care professionals such as doctors, health visitors, social workers and police to identify people in crisis and issue them with a foodbank voucher.

Clients receive food

Foodbank clients bring their voucher to a foodbank centre where it can be redeemed for three days’ emergency food. Volunteers meet clients over a warm drink or free hot meal and are able to signpost people to agencies able to solve the longer-term problem.

November

Big Battery Hunt Competition  2019

The school council organised this fun initiative for the school We talked abut battery recycling.We were amazed to find out that a battery takes 100 years to decompose. We also found out that batteries can be recycled into metal skyscrapers and parts of a racing car engine.

The school have been set a challenge to work together to collect as many used batteries as they can and place them in the special battery container in the hall. When they are full we will be recycling the batteries and we will update you on how many were collected . Good luck and thank you for your support!

Please find attached below more information on the types of batteries we are collecting.

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December

Many thanks to those people who have sent in batteries so far our box is filling up. We will be sending the box off at the end of January so please keep sending them in.

The school council have been busy discussing their next project which will start in the Spring Term and discussing Easter. This year we will be having a change from decorating eggs in the classroom for the annual competition. We will let you know when plans have been finalised the new ideas for KS1 and KS2 competition. I'm sure it will be very eggciting!

January

Happy New Year from the school council.

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