Outspoken is the voted title given to our school council. The group was formed to enable students and staff to discuss important issues affecting the Academy. The group meet each Tuesday lunchtime for 30 minutes. Every alternate Tuesday, the group do the recycling for each classroom, including the office and staff room.

The group is made up of representatives from all 14-19 classes, and some pupils from KS3. At the start of each year, each class votes for their representative and members can change termly or stay the full year.

We are involved in fundraising, special interest days, and help out in assemblies. We sometimes work with charities from outside school. Members provide a voice for their classes

Staff members are Janet Smith and Karen Hicklin.

Student members:

Amelia, Brandon, Emily, Daniel, Liam, Meg, Chloe, Jamaal, Owen, Nathan and Jak

Outspoken News and Meetings

Update on progress and aspirations

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Outspoken have taken on the responsibility of collecting recycling from the classrooms.

This year we are focusing on providing new bikes for students in the junior playground, and providing shelter and seating for the senior area. Funding and applying for sponsorships have been discussed. Hopefully further progress can be reported soon.

Towards the end of March a theme day for World Water Day is being arranged - more details to follow.

Red Cross Wear a Christmas Jumper day

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On 16th December 2016 the 'Red Cross Wear a Christmas Jumper' day that was organised by Outspoken raised £74.74.

Well done to all who contributed!

Outspoken Election results

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Congratulations to the following students who have been elected to serve as Outspoken members for this academic year.

Group 1: Lauren & Lorna. Group 2: Timothy & Liam. Group 3: Ben & Kyle. Group 4 Tadgh & Ashley. 3S: Emily & Chloe

Outspoken Elections

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We will be having nominations and elections for this years Outspoken representatives in our Handprint assembly on 2nd November

Thursday 5th May 2016

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Present – Val, Tony, Kieran, Thomas, Coree, Emily, Joseph, Shaun, Declan, Leah

Absent – Owen, Adam

We looked at the Governors statements for the Vision Statement which we adapted to become more student friendly and less repetitious.

The headings being:

Care   Educate   Independence   Celebrate

Please see following page for the statements.

Declan in the role of Multimedia Technician has made a good start on the photographs for the presentation evening and is hoping to soon start on the filming.

Kieran is continuing to work on the opening ceremony for Sports Week.

Val to accompany Adam down to the Bramcote college next Wednesday morning to take photos and look at the venue and amenities ready for Presentation Evening.

Next meeting – Thursday 12th May

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