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Pupil Voice

School Council

  • To undertake half termly school council meetings with the Head teacher
  • To define key projects across the year and set actions to achieve goals
  • To host key events and to represent the school

School Council Minutes

Junior Travel Ambassadors

  • To promote road safety within school
  • To attend Bromley road safety events
  • To give road safety messages in assembly
  • To support healthy travel to school

Lunchtime Ambassadors

  • To support staff in ensuring efficient and effective lunchtimes
  • To undertake key roles including checking pupils have eaten a balanced lunch, pouring and re-filling water, helping with clearing, checking in pupils and talking with pupils

Head Gardeners

  • To develop understanding of food and how things grow
  • To take responsibility for ensuing the school garden is well maintained
  • To attend community events to sell produce and to exhibit produce

RE Ambassadors

  • To work alongside the RE Subject Leader
  • To help to create a prayerful environment at school
  • To organise and lead whole school and class liturgies
  • To proclaim the Wednesday Word

Sports Leaders

  • Set the example by always having the correct PE kit.
  • Support teachers in setting up and tidying away the equipment..
  • Support teachers in showing children how to complete the activities in lessons.
  • Be responsible for using the iPad to take photographs during lessons.
  • Ensure the PE cupboard is tidy and well organised.

Play Leaders

  • Provide high quality play experiences for all pupils during lunchtime within a happy and caring environment.
  • Be responsible for promoting positive play experiences and opportunities for the children during the lunchtime break
  • Encourage, support and foster positive relationships between children by providing positive and active play experiences and opportunities
  • Show leadership qualities that demonstrate a good knowledge of the activity that they are leading and an awareness of the children's needs that they are working with.
  • To be a good role model for younger children at lunchtimes and playtimes.
  • Set up playground tasks.
  • Teach children new games and skills.
  • Make sure children who look or feel 'left out' are asked to join in a game.
  • Choose new playground equipment.
  • Run tournaments.
  • Help with sports events during the annual Sports Week.

Peer Mediators

  • To help children to express how they are feeling, talk about their problems and work out a solution for themselves.
  • To support children in finding their own solutions.
  • To be fair and not take sides.
  • To give time and effort to keep mediation running.

Classroom Librarians

  • Ensure the library remains tidy and books are filed in the correct place
  • Check book displays each day to ensure bookshelves are tidy
  • Promote reading diaries and the importance of reading each day

Breakfast Club and After School Club Ambassadors

  • To support in the planning of activities
  • To support in the delivery of activities
  • To be role models before and after school
  • To be involved in the weekly school newsletter

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St. James’ RC Primary School
Maybury Close,
Petts Wood,

Headteacher: Lisa Weeks
Chair of Governors:
Mary Hutchinson
SENCO: Joanne Richards

Contact Mrs Jones or Mrs Howie in the school office for general enquiries on
020 8467 8167

Or email:

Data Protection Officer: Craig Stilwell

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We are pleased to be included in The Sunday Times Top 250 Primary Schools in England.


Amazing news from Ofsted today. Thank you to our whole school community.

Please remember the PTA uniform sale today in the KS2 playground.

Thank you for all the bottle donations for the PTA today.

Unfortunately we will not be able to attend the Crystal Palace run tomorrow.

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