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 25th February 2016 Meeting

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

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

Absent – Kieran, Adam

Shakespeare Week

Val told the group about Martine’s email link to Shakespeare week, she is going to email it to all staff involved on the day to give them some ideas.

What it means to be at Foxwood Academy

Val told group about ‘brick’ packs given out to all groups to be completed by 9th March when the Foundation stone and the wall will be built – starting during Handprint.

Outspoken went through all words written down in Handprint. Coree and Thomas will incorporate them, with the title into the Foundation Stone. The page of words has been emailed to all staff to give them inspiration.

Shakespeare Week

Val to email staff with Shakespeare link to give them some ideas.

Next meeting – Thursday 3rd March

To see how Coree and Thomas are getting on with the Foundation Stone.

To make sure staff are aware of Shakespeare Day arrangements.