Student Representatives

We meet as a group once per fortnight and are made up of students from years 7 to 13. We are the main general student voice in school and we meet to discuss any issues that are arising around school from lessons to uniform, canteen meals and rewards.

Anything anyone wants to find out, discuss, debate, we bring to the table and aim to find a solution. The most important part of our role is to represent the whole student body and provide a voice.


Wednesday 15 February

This week the student representative meetings met and discussed the following:

Use of mobile phones around school:                                                                                          A ban of mobile phones in school was discussed. This was rejected outright for the following reasons.  Not being able to use the phones at break and lunch time, the need to contact parents when running late, If you don’t have your planner you can use your phone to copy work off the board.

Rewards week feedback:                                                                                                                 It was suggested that this takes place once per term as every half term will be too much and it will lose its momentum.It was suggested to reduce the winning amounts of money to allow more students to win something smaller.  It was suggested that a department competition each half term will be good with department prizes available for students to win.

Enrichment Day:                                                                                                                                 Suggestions included; to have an enrichment week involving different departments in school, to have the whole school go on one trip like the cinema trip at Christmas not to the cinema and the students to be given the chance to vote for one trip. The usual day trips out to Wet and Wild, Laser Quasar, Flamingo Land, Edinburgh Zoo.

Wednesday 18 January

This week the student representative meetings met and discussed the following:

Talked about agenda items for PSHE suggested drugs and alcohol awareness for older students.

Talked to the students about the CCF and to let their peers know that this is starting on Thursday and to tell students to see Mr Waddle about getting involved.

Pat came in from the kitchen to invite the students voice and to promote the taster session next Wednesday from 2:30

Can a decision be made about ordering Year 11 levers hoodies as students who are not staying on to 6th form would like them and also those students who are.

Students would like feedback and an update from issues raised at previous student voice meetings.

A lot of the ICT websites games are being blocked by the company responsible for monitoring even you tube for some staff.

When is the sports cage going to open for students to use at break and lunch as the amount of space students had before Christmas has been taken away to make room for this.

Instead of BBC news playing at lunch times can a music channel be put on for students to listen to some music.the old school?

Students sitting at tables after eating their lunch socialising while students eating later are having to stand to eat meals or go in to the school hall only to be sent out of their and told to find a table in the dining area.

Anybody interested in becoming a Student Representative should inform their form tutor.

Wednesday 9th November 2016

This week the student representative meetings met and discussed the following:

Cinema Trip: The selection of movies that were on other was discussed as well as it being a good opportunity and experience for students. The students complete a survey for the canteen looking at ways to improve the existing facilities and service on offer. The school behaviour system was discussed and how it is working as well as students views about the current system. After school clubs and enrichment activities were also discussed.

Anybody interested in becoming a Student Representative should inform their form tutor.

Wednesday 21 September 2016

Student representatives from across the school met on Wednesday for the first meeting of the student council for this academic year.

Held fortnightly, the meetings allow students the opportunity to discuss anything the student body feel important and raise issues with the leaders of the school.
This week guest speakers were Mr Allman and Mr Hinshaw who discussed a variety of opportunities.

Andy offered the students an opportunity to join the Youth Parish Council as well as the Youth Parliament. On the agenda from Mr Hinshaw was the new build and how the students are finding this. Positives and negatives were discussed with Mr Hinshaw, taking the students views back to the leadership team.

Anybody interested in becoming a Student Representative should inform their form tutor.


8 June 2016

This week the student representative meetings met and discussed the following:

New Build: Mr Hinshaw attended the meeting and updated the students about the new build, students were given the opportunity to ask questions about the move to the new build and what it would entail as well as the new facilities.

Cadets: The students were informed about the new cadets programme which Mr Waddle is setting up.

The reps were then given topics to discuss with their form groups in the next fortnight. Anybody who is still interested in joining the student representatives should speak to Mrs Richardson.


25 May 2015

The student council met with Mrs Hind to discuss issues which the students have with the school. Among the items discussed by the 33 students who attended were:

  • Achievement points and spending merits
  • 6th Form rewards
  • Recycling bins in the new school

Anybody who is still interested in joining the student representatives should speak to Mrs Richardson.


11th May 2016

Today the student representatives met and discussed:

  • New Build.
  • The positives about school.
  • Our new homework system on the VLE,

Mr Hinshaw went through the new build questionnaire. the pupils were asked for their input on the new displays and banners that will be shown in school with inspirational quotes.


27 January 2016

The student representatives held it’s fortnightly meeting this week to allow students a chance to voice the their opinions on the school. This week the representatives discussed extended visits the new build. Mr Hinshaw is to be invited to meetings.

Anybody who is still interested in joining the student representatives should speak to Mrs Richardson.


2 December 2015

This week the student representatives discussed:

  • Water fountains in the new build
  • Clocks in new build
  • Clarification of merits in the new House system

Anybody who is still interested in joining the student representatives should speak to Mrs Richardson.


18 November 2015

The student representatives met today and discussed:

  • Issues with toilets – Information taken and actioned by Mrs Richardson
  • Enterprise activities
  • Extra-curricular programme
  • House names/colours

Anybody who is still interested in joining the student representatives should speak to Mrs Richardson.


4 November 2015

Today the student representatives talked about:

  • Remembrance Day
  • Key Fund activities

Anybody who is still interested in joining the student representatives should speak to Mrs Richardson.


14 October 2015

This week the student representatives discussed:

  • Break and lunch food options
  • Suggestions for new rewards totals

Anybody who is still interested in joining the student representatives should speak to Mrs Richardson.


30 September 2015

The student representatives met this week and discussed the following:

  • How the new behavior and reward system is working – Students positive with suggestions for improvement
  • The new Headteachers Award – Student liked this.

Anybody who is still interested in joining the student representatives should speak to Mrs Richardson.


16 September 2015

The student council met for the first time this year with Lisa Auld to discuss issues which the students have with the school. Among the items discussed by the 34 students who attended were:

• Lessons
• The Canteen
• Break and lunch times
• Timetables
• The new planners for 6th form.

Mrs Richardson commented “It was great to have such a large turn out and that all the students were positive about the school.” Anybody who is still interested in joining the student representatives should speak to Mrs Richardson.