AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
To provide opportunity for pupils to become partners in their own education and to make a positive contribution to the school environment and ethos.
To develop and promote children’s self-confidence, social skills and their responsible behaviour towards each other and towards their teachers and adult members of staff.
To develop the pupil’s knowledge, skills and understanding of how to contribute to society as a whole and what it means to be an active citizen.
To develop pupils recognition of themselves as worthwhile individuals with a right to be heard.
To allow children to have a ‘voice’ and to share their opinions and ideas with others.
To allow children to become more responsible and actively involved in the decision – making process of the school.
To develop important life skills that promotes positive mental health and social welfare, emotional literacy critical and moral reasoning, self-esteem, self-awareness, communication skills, relationship skills and assertiveness.