Outspoken

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:

Emily, Joseph, Liam, Elliot, Tyler, Chloe, Nathan, Jasmin

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Thursday 28th January 2016 Meeting

Posted: Mar 23, 2016 by: admin on: Outspoken News and Meetings

Present – Val, Tony, Coree, Emily, Thomas, Joseph, Shaun, Declan, Joseph, Owen Adam, Martine, Meg.

Around the world day

Round the World day was a big success, all classes participated and the atmosphere around school was fantastic.

Shakespeare Week

Martine and Meg came to discuss Shakespeare week as they would like some help from Outspoken in organising the day.

Friday 11th March – KS3 play rehearsals am showing to school pm.

Tuesday 15th March –all school off timetable – morning activities in key stages, afternoon- an hour in tutor then 2pm 3O performance.

Outspoken to organise colouring competition, posters and bunting for dining hall.

VM to email all staff to get them thinking of ideas for the morning roundabout system.

Ideas so far –

Tudor games

Tudor music and dancing

Simplified versions of the plays to act out

Witches brew or making broomsticks

Comic strips of plays

Cooking

Lots of ideas on Internet

Next meeting – Thursday 3rdth February

Jenny Lee and 5km run

Shakespeare week organisation