Junior School Council at CNPS – Our Rationale
Students have a positive contribution to make within the decision making processes of our school. When students are more actively involved in these processes, they have an enhanced sense of commitment to the school, its students and its programs. Junior School Council is an important forum that ensures our students have a strong voice in the community. The Junior School Council is very effective and extremely popular. The growth in self-confidence and leadership abilities demonstrated by councillors is amazing. Being a part of the JSC allows students to act as role models within CNPS and also gives students the opportunity to be proactive, contributing members of the community.
The Junior School Council at CNPS aims to:
Our school has an enthusiastic Junior School Council made up of elected representatives from Grade 1 – Grade 6. We meet regularly to discuss issues of importance to the students of our school including:
What is the process?
Two Junior School Councillors are elected from each Year 1-6 class. The School Captains also form part of the Junior School Council. The Junior School Council meets on a fortnightly basis at lunchtimes, under the guidance of two classroom teachers – Stephanie Dimovski and Georgia McNaughton.
Junior School Councillor’s responsibilities:
The responsibilities of the Junior School Council include: