Aims and Objectives
● To enhance the learning experiences of all students.
● To encourage parents and guardians to be involved in the children’s learning.
● To provide a partnership between home and school.
● To ensure that families feel welcome and valued.
● To ensure that maximum use is made of all adults’ knowledge and skills to enrich learning opportunities for the students and staff.
● School Information System ( Paradigm)
● Face-to-face discussion opportunities
● Students – Parents Conferences
● Teacher’s Meetings
Involvement in Children’s learning
● Attend Parent/Guardian’s Meetings.
● Attend sessions where they are invited to have a look at their child’s work/ books.
● Read their child’s annual report card
● Read their child’s progress report for each subject
● Attend a wide range of events, assemblies, performances, etc. to see their child participating in school life.
● Parents/guardians are asked to sign a Student- Parents agreement when their child starts at the school. This agreement makes it clear about the expectations of the school in terms of how a parent/guardian should support their child’s learning.
● Ensure that their child is in school every day and on time.
● Carry out the daily home learning activities suggested by the school e.g. reading.
● Support their child with the focused, enrichment activities that are sent home from school.
School staff values the support that is given to children at home by their parents/guardians as this helps children to make progress in the school.
Involvement in the life of the school
Volunteering to help in the School
The Governing Body
Roles and Responsibilities of the Students’ Council
Dear students (Grade 5 – 11),
Roles of the Student Council
- To officially represent all the students in the school.
- To identify and help solve problems encountered by students in the school.
- To communicate students’ opinion to the school administration on any subject that concerns students and on which the council wishes to be consulted.
- To promote and encourage the involvement of students in organizing school activities.
Responsibilities of the Student Council
- To promote the interests of students among the school administration, staff and parents
- To inform students about any subject that concerns them
- To consult students on any issue of importance
- To organize educational and recreational activities for students
- To participate in developing the school’s educational projects and to promote it to students
- To organize an activity to recognize the efforts of students involved in organizing school activities
- To propose activities to the school administration that would improve the quality of life in the school
- To maintain good relations, out of mutual respect, with the school staff (the principal, teaching and non-teaching personnel) and parents
- To have fun!
Roles of the Members of the Student Council
President of the Council (Grade 10-11)
● To act as official spokesperson for the council in its relations with the students and the school administration
● To call meetings of the council and to prepare the agendas
● To chair the meetings of the council
● To supervise the tasks of the council members
● To take part in all special committees formed by the council or send a representative to such committees
● To represent the students on official occasions
Executive Vice President of the Council (one from grade 5-7 & one from grade 8-11)
● To advise and assist the President
● To coordinate the work of non-elected students involved in the organization of school activities: newspaper, environment, school dances, etc.
● To replace the president when he or she cannot be present
VP of Administration (Grade 5-7)
● To write up the minutes of every council meeting
● To publish and distribute all the documents necessary for meetings
● To write and classify the correspondence of the council
VP Finance (Grade 8-11)
● To keep accounts up to date
● To make purchases
● To provide full information about the council’s finances whenever the council wishes to see it
VP Communication (Grade 8-11)
● To advertise upcoming events and activities to the student body
● To work alongside the VP Administration to facilitate communication between the student council, school staff and the parent council
● To bring information collected from students, parents and teaching staff to the attention of the student council
● To communicate the ideas and needs of specific grades to the student council
● To communicate the student council activities and actions to their designated grades
● To aid in the organization of educational and recreational activities proposed by the council
● To act as consultants to the student council on matters that affect the grade they represent