Wednesbury Learning Community Trust

"Working
together to improve
the life chances
of children and
families in the
Wednesbury area"

Council

What is a school council and why do we have them?

A school council is a group of children who represent their school and the voices of all children. They gather together to share ideas for the improvement of the school and its enviroment. The school council has the responsibility to promote the school values by contributing to decision making.

Why a School Council and Democracy are important

As part of our work over the past two years, we have been asking our peers in school what they think about School Councils and Democracy. Here are the summarised views of the children in Wednesbury schools

Why do Wednesbury Children think School Councils are important?

Why do Wednesbury Children think Democracy is important?

Our School Council Projects

Wednesbury Town Council Communications Officers Report January 2017

Thursday, 26th January 2017

Our school council team consists of ten schools with four delegates from each establishment. Following a council conference on 9.11.2016 at WS10 conferencing suite, we have been investigating the question ‘What is a healthy school? ‘This research has been conducted so that we can improve our schools.
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SHAPE Our Future - Child's Voice Conference Primary

Monday, 5th December 2016

The SHAPE Programme invited all Primary School Council representatives to the annual SHAPE Our Future conference which is aimed to capture the voices and opinions of children and young people through fun, interactive workshops on the following topics:
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School Council visit London

Tuesday, 12th July 2016

WLCT School Council London visit slideshow
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Wednesbury School Councils - Our Journey

Friday, 1st July 2016

Wednesbury School Councils - Our Journey. A school council is a group of children who represent their school and the voices of all the children. They gather together to share ideas for the improvement of the school and its environment. The school council has the responsibility to promote the school values by contributing to decision making
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Wednesbury Learning Community Trust Pupil Members

Tuesday, 21st June 2016

Wednesbury Learning Community Trust Pupil Members
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Wednesbury Learning Community Trust Staff Members

Tuesday, 21st June 2016

Wednesbury Learning Community Trust Staff Members
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WLCT Magna Carta 2015

Monday, 20th June 2016

Magna Carta (Latin for "the Great Charter"), also called Magna Carta Libertatum (Latin for "the Great Charter of the Liberties"), is a charter agreed by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215
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WLCT School Council Constitution

Wednesday, 20th January 2016

Our Vision: The Wednesbury School Council wants to help build a brighter future for the children of Wednesbury.
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26th November 2015 Launch of the Wednesbury School Council: Branching Out Together

Saturday, 21st November 2015

The first meeting of the new council took place and was officially opened by our MP Adrian Bailey.
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2015 ‘Wednesbury Children Think…….Democracy’

Sunday, 21st June 2015

Through succession planning and building on the success of the previous year’s Wednesbury Children Think Conferences, the project was then further developed to launch a WLCT Children’s School Council. To aid the development of the WLCT Children’s School Council, we held two further School Council Conferences in 2015.
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