Elections take place during Health Week in July.
Candidates for each year group prepare a speech and campaign
poster, before the secret ballot - outgoing Year 6
administrate the voting. Year 6 representatives are joined
by their new Reception buddy when they start in September.
Meetings are held at least six times a year, with a
Chair elected at the first meeting of the year. Mrs.Welch is
The council has made a large number of decisions in
the seven years since it started: playground design,
equipment and activities; pupil questionnaires; tuck shop
taste-testing (always the most popular activity!); and trips
and theme weeks planning. They have a budget, to spend as
Last year House coloured T shirts were brought for everyone.
A suggestion box is available for all the school to post
Farrington Forum also joins with our collaboration
school St. Mary’s to make joint decisions about activities
in both schools. They have discussed issues such as
playtimes and travel to school,
The Forum decides on a charity for the year and
arranges different fund raising events.