Welcome to our Pupil Parliament
Welcome to our Pupil Parliament! We are a group of children who have been democratically elected to represent our class in our school Parliament. We are organised into different departments, each led by a Secretary of State. Below you will find pictures of each member and a manifesto explaining more about us. Please check in and see what we are up to in our school!
To democratically elect members for the pupil parliament to represent their peers. To ensure pupils feel heard by providing a mutually respectful platform to communicate their views and have an impact on life at Bridge Farm.
At Bridge Farm, we have established a Pupil Parliament which meets several times a term. The Pupil Parliament encompasses different areas including: pupil voice, parental engagement, eco, health schools, and RRS. Formal minutes of the meetings are taken and shared with the wider school following the meetings. During these meetings, pupils have the opportunity to play an active role in school life; they are “involved” in decisions about their learning; and in views about their well-being.
Currently, members are involved with debating new ideas for celebrations within the school and organising whole school events, both of which will have a dynamic and noticeable impact upon the school. Members are also responsible for sharing outcomes of the meetings with their classes and for actively encouraging their peers to make suggestions regarding the life of the school.
At Bridge Farm we highly value the collaboration between pupils and staff; suggestions from pupils are collated, taken to members of SLT and acted upon in subsequent meetings.
- Pupils learn to become confident speakers and representatives for the school, welcoming visits to our classes and explaining the learning taking place
- Pupils liaise and discuss their opinions on whole school matters
- Pupils develop their understanding of the recruitment process as well as having a genuine voice in decisions taken by the school through participating in interviewing new applicants
- Pupils will promote school values
- Pupils will be responsible for promoting a healthy lifestyle
- Pupils will develop their understanding of how to implement change through evaluation of pupil opinion on lunches, giving positive and negative feedback to school catering organisation.