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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


Thursday 28th January 2016 Meeting

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

Present – Val, Tony, Coree, Emily, Joseph, Shaun, Joseph.

Shakespeare Week

Val showed the group the schedule for groups on Tuesday 15th March and the posters for around school.

Coree to do the colouring completion, Joseph and Shaun to make the bunting for the dining corridor, Emily to make some posters.

Coree asked Helen about a special lunch for the day and she said she would like some ideas emailed to her.

Jenny Lee and 5km run has been postponed until the next academic year.

What it means to be at Foxwood Academy

Ideas – design a page to give to each student to draw a picture, write a poem, write a story, a few words, widget pictures etc. this can then become bricks in a wall which could be filmed.

Tony had the idea of a place mat with crosswords, drawings, puzzles, spot the differences based on the Foxwood theme.

Next meeting – Thursday 10th February

Shakespeare week organisation and menu

Ideas for What it means to be at Foxwood Academy

All members to be present.