have an opportunity to voice their own and other studentsí
perspectives within the school community. Decision making
processes are taught and practised. Class meetings and Circle
Time are held so that students can give information and staff
can gain opinions of all students.
Recommendations from decisions made by student reps can be taken
to staff (via Staff meetings), to other students (via Circle
Time/Class Meetings) and to parents (via Governing Council).
work in teams to play a significant role in improving school
life for students at Kirton Point Primary School.
an avenue for student voice, various skills are developed
including leadership, public speaking, teamwork, decision
evaluating skills as well as developing confidence in self.
are self - nominated and are usually upper primary students.
are required to:
out an application form
involved in a leadership course
fortnightly team meetings
all studentsí views and opinions in meetings
to classes as necessary
a positive, cooperative team member
school values and be an appropriate role model for the students
with and participate in a variety of school activities and
In the past
Student Reps have been divided into 3 teams:
Wellbeing Team, School Events Team and School Improvements Team.
Possible activities Student Reps could be involved in include:
Values education involvement and promotion
Conduct surveys in regards to studentís perceptions of
wellbeing at KPPS
Promotion of healthy eating within the school: canteen
involvement, healthy market days, nude food days etc.
Staff v Students competitions
Sports Day organisation and involvement
Lunch time activities
Fundraisers within the school including wheels days,
crazy hair and casual clothes days, (e.g. for our foster
child Nthenya from Kenya and for our school canteen)
Organisation and coordination of school social events
Involvement in organisation of whole school
celebrations: Culture Week, Harmony Day Kirton Pointís
Got Talent, Reconciliation Week etc.
Student Rep team building days
Survey students to determine the needs/wants in regard
to school improvements
Monitor equipment and resources
School uniform follow up and new ideas
Recycling & yard tidiness roles & responsibilities
reps are involved with school assemblies and support other
members of the school community with activities and events.
101 Reasons we love Kirton Point Primary
School by the students.