School Council

Withinfields Primary School has an active School Council which works hard to represent the views of the pupils throughout the school.  The school is keen to ensure that pupils' opinions are listened to and acted upon wherever possible.

The school council is an elected body of pupils, with two class representatives from Years 1 to 6.  The council, with Mrs Gonzalez-Hill, meet regularly.  At these meetings, issues are discussed that have been raised by each class.  Each class has a box for suggestions and these ideas are brought to the meetings.  The council looks for ways to improve the school as well as organising activities including fund raising events.  One of our governors, Mrs Hartley, often attends the meetings to hear our views.

Our School Councillors are:-

Chair Person - Ellie

Vice Chair Person - Katie

Secretary - Grace

 

Greece - Faye and Ferne 

Sweden - Miah and Alfie 

Austria - Lily and Mihai 

Finland - Daisy and Bethany

Netherlands - Natasha and Joseph 

Italy - Madison and Barney 

Spain - Katie and Max 

Denmark - Robert and Mia 

France - Grace and Ellie

 

Here are some short pen portraits about each of our school councillors:

Ellie

Hi.  MY name is Ellie Metcalfe and I'm 11.  I'm a girl and I love dancing and talking.  I'm in Year 6, in France.  I am really good at drawing and my favourite subject is PE.  I wanted to be a school councillor because I feel like I can talk really loudly and I thought that would be good.  My favourite food is pizza and pasta.  I love playing on my X-Box on Minecraft.

Grace

Hi.  My name is Grace and I am 11 years old.  I enjoy football, tennis, basketball and most other sports.  I think I got chosen for the school council because I promised that I would listen to everybody and I would include everybody's ideas.

Robert

Hi.  I'm Rob and I'm in the school council.  I am 10 years old and my class is Denmark.  On the weekends, I play football with my friends.  At school, my favourite subject is PE.  I have 4 fish and my favourite food is pizza.

Mia

Hi.  My name is Mia and I am one of Denmark's school councillors.  I like dancing and I am 10 years old.  My favourite food is chicken nuggets.  I have a cat called Smokey and my favourite TV show is The Simpsons.  My favourite movie is The Hobbit and my favourite holiday is Flamingo Land.

Katie

My name is Katie.  My two hobbies are making videos and singing.  My age is 9 and my favourite food is dark chocolate.  My favourite singer is Demi Levato. I'm a good school councillor because I can report back and take ideas forward.

Max

My name is Max and I am 10 years old.  My favourite hobby is playing on my XBox and my favourite food is cake.  I have a pet dog called Sparky and my favourite colour is navy blue.

Madison

Hi.  I'm Madison and I am 8.  My hobby is singing and dancing.  My favourite sport is football and my favourite subject at school is reading.  I wanted to be a school councillor because I can think of a lot of things.  My favourite food is pizza and my favourite TV show is Scatooney.  I would really like a pet spider and my favourite animal is a dolphin.

Barney

Hello, I'm Barney.  I am from Italy class and I play rugby for Siddal Rugby Club.  My favourite subject at school is art.  I wanted to be a school councillor because it is a great job.  My favourite food is roast beef.  I am 8 years old and my favourite animal is a dog.

Natasha

I'm Natasha and I'm 8 years old.  I like rollerblading and watching movies.  My favourier food is cookie dough.  I really wanted to be in the school council and now I am!

Joseph

My name is Joseph Lewis and I'm 9 years old.  I'm a school councillor for my class, Netherlands, along with Natasha.  My favourite subject is MAths and I also enjoy topic.  I'm part of the school choir that recently won the Calderdale School's Song for Christmas.  We competed against lots of schools across Calderdale to win the top prize of £350 that we are putting towards our ICT fund.  My hobbies include football, boxing, walking, swimming and my favourite is rugby league.  My team is the Siddal Bulldogs Under 9s.

Daisy

Hi.  My name is Daisy.  I'm 8 and my hobbies are swimming and riding my bike.  I'm in Finland class.  My favourite subject at school is PE.  I wanted to be a school councillor because I wanted to make everyone happy.  My favourite food is pasta.  My favourite TV programme is Every Which Way and my favourite game is Think Words.  My hamster, Barney, is my favourite animal.

Bethany

Hi.  My name is Beth and I'm 8.  My favourite hobby is singing.  My favourite colour is turquoise.  I like pizza and I think I'm funny and sensitive.  My favourite sport is swimming and I wanted to be a school councillor because I want to make people happy.  My favourite TV programme is Every Which Way.  My pet is called Buster and my favourite animals are dogs.

Lily

My name is Lily and I am 7 years old.  I am the school councillor for Austria class.  My hobbies are playing games and my favourite subject at school is art.  I wanted to be a school councillor to help people.  My favourite food is meatballs and my favourite TV programme is Boy Meets World.  I have a pet dog called Sally.  My favourite game is Frustration and my favourite animals are dolphins.  I really like swimming and gymnastics.

Miah

I am Miah and I am 6 years old.  I am Sweden's class' school councillor.  My hobbies are walking, swimming, musicals and holidays.  My favourite subject is Maths.  I wanted to be on the school council so that I could give exciting new ideas to make a difference to my school.  My favourite food is fish and my favourite TV programme is Sofia the First.  My favourite game is Guess Who.  I have three fish, my favourite animals are koalas and I like football.

Faye

Hi.  My name is Faye and I am 5 years old.  My class is Greece.  Dream Phone is my favourite game.  My favourite subject is English and chicken korma is my favourite food.  I enjoy watching Nickelodeon and I like skipping and swimming.  My favourite animals are rabbits.  Unicorn is my pet.  I wanted to be a school councillor to help around school.

Ferne

Hi.  I am Ferne and I am in Greece.  I am 5 years old.  I have 2 dogs, one is called Olly and the other is Alfie.  My favourite game is Hide and Seek.

Alfie

Hi. My name is Alfie and I am 5 years old.  I am in Sweden class.  I like playing on my X-Box at home.  My favourite food is apple.  I wanted to be a school councillor because it is good because you get to talk about things you want to ask.  I've got 2 pets, a dog called Cilla and a rabbit called Ruby.