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School Council

Members of St. Andrew's School Council are elected by their class peers every September. One girl and one boy are asked to represent the interests of their fellow pupils for a term of one academic year.


The children have regular meetings with Mrs Allchurch, where they are consulted on various school issues. They contribute insightful and relevant opinions which are valued highly. They are often invited to attend important events in the city and always conduct themselves in a mature, smart and respectful manner. 


School Council 2020 -2021


Congratulations to our new school council members. 

Mia, Jonas, Mya, Noah, Freddie, Hannah, Emily-Rose, Freddie, Holly and Brodie


School Council 2019 - 2020


The older members of this year's elected School Council have already attended their first event.

They attended the Youth Council meeting at the Council Chambers on Thursday 26th September.

They will be Vice-chair of the meeting next March.




School Council 2018 - 2019


Plymouth Children Youth Council - Thursday 24th January 2019


Older members of our School Council attended the Plymouth Youth Council at the Council chambers today. 

After dealing with matters on the agenda, they were voted as Vice-Chair for the next Council meeting - what an honour!  Well done to Joseph, Jennylee, Eliza and Jonah - we are very impressed.


September 2018

This year's School Councillors have already begun their regular meetings with Mrs Allchurch.

Their discussions so far have included important topics about school lunches and playtimes.

They are proving to be excellent class ambassadors and are keen to share their opinions. 



School Council 2017 - 2018


We are proud to announce the children who have been elected to be this year's School Councillors by their class peers.

They have already had one meeting with Mrs Allchurch about music provision in school.

We know they are going to be a great asset to our school. 




School Council Visit to the Council Chamber - January 2018


5th October 2017

At this month's council meeting, we congratulated the school councillors from Years 5 and 6 who have

been elected to be First Chair of the Plymouth City Youth Council. This is a huge honour and we know they

will fulfill their role beautifully. The children also discussed music provision in the school and gave feedback

on the new menu to Mrs McCulloch, our kitchen manager. Their opinions have been very valuable. 




School Councillors 2016/2017




Congratulations to the children who have been elected as our new School Councillors for this school year. We know they

are going to represent their fellow classmates and the school brilliantly. Well done to Novak, Phoebe, Olly, Jennylee, Ana,

Kai, Sophie, Lily, Nat and Oliver.

Tuesday 13th June 2017


The older members of the School Council attended the annual Door of Unity Ceremony at the Minster Church of St. Andrew.


School Council Meeting 18.05.17


The School Council met with Mrs McCulloch, the kitchen manager, to tell her what their class mates had told them about the new choices on the school lunch menu. They said that only a few children were choosing a new item on the menu but those who had, really enjoyed it. Mrs McCulloch has decided to offer a tasting-session later in the term. 


Meeting 20.04.17


On the agenda at this month's School Council meeting was school lunches. The children spoke with Mrs McCulloch, our school cook about the new spring/summer menu choices. They have been asked to consult with their class peers about how we can improve lunchtimes and report back at the next meeting.



6th March 2017


Members of the School Council from Years 5 and 6 attended the Youth Council meeting at the Council House. The topic was 'The World of Work'. The children were given a long agenda for the day which included meeting and interviewing apprentices and a 'careers carousel'.

2nd December 2016


Three members of the School Council visited the Council Chamber for a City Youth Council meeting on 2nd December.


They met with the Deputy Lord Mayor.




School Council meeting - 11th October 2016


The School Council have been set a challenge at today's meeting. Mrs Allchurch has asked them to look into ways of making more efficient use of of energy at St. Andrew's. The children will discuss ideas with the rest of their class and hopefully come up with some ideas that will improve the school's energy rating from a D to a C. 



Door of Unity Service 2016



Members of the School Council attend the Door of Unity Service 2016