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School Council 2020-2021

 

The School Council would like to say a huge hello! 

This year has been a very different year, however, the School Council have still been working extremely hard to ensure fundraising can still take place and to bring a sense of togetherness at Swinderby. 

This year we have a council member from each year group (with two from Reception) so that every one of your questions or ideas for the school can be heard by one of your classmates.

Dress to Express - for children's mental health week, the children came to school dressed in clothes to express their personality - they also took part in mindfulness activities throughout the week, such as building a den to share a story and making rainbow toast!

Swinderby School Council are famous!!! 13th November 2020

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The councillors worked so hard to ensure we could still raise money for BBC Children in Need this year! They encouraged all of the children and staff to dress up in something spotty or rainbow and even held a colouring competition where prizes were won. The children were then invited to take part in a short video which was shown on BBC Look North and on Children In Need! We raised a whopping £143.15! We are so proud of the school council and all of the children at Swinderby! What a Fantastic Achievement!

Fundraising for Young Minds - The children dressed in yellow to raise vital funds for children's mental health. 9th October 2020

Reverse Advent Calendar- December 2018

 

A massive THANK YOU to everyone who donated items towards the reverse advent calendar this year. Me and the school council were completely shocked by how many things people kindly donated. The charity was ever so grateful and were astounded by everyone's generosity, so thanks again! 

On Friday 8th June children came to school in non-uniform wearing an item of clothing that was red. They paid £1.00 and were given a free cake. Children were then able to buy a further cake if they wished. A total of £113.50 was raised for the British Heart Foundation. Thank you everyone for your support.
On Friday 26th May the winners of the Fidget Spinner competition were announced. The winner of each class was presented with a Fidget Spinner and all the runners up were given a consolation sweet. Thank you very much for all the entries. I hope you enjoyed the competition? Mrs Lucas and the School Council.

On Friday 24th March we raised money for Comic Relief on Red Nose Day by wearing red noses and/or something red. Also we held a cake sale. Watch this space to find out the final amount raised.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SENDING IN SO MANY LOVELY CAKES.

From Mrs Lucas and the School Council.

Mrs Lucas and the School Council have been busy selling Red Noses ready for Red Nose Day on Friday 24th March. We have raised £80.00 for this good cause. Unfortunately the Red Noses have all sold but you can buy them from many retailers.

 

The whole school enjoyed World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March by dressing up as a book character and also bringing in a book to swap. Classes participated in their own book related activities and Mrs Lucas presented a World Book Day themed assembly.

 

Class 2 were fortunate to have two adults volunteer to read a book to the class. One being Milly Molly Mandy and the other The True Story of the Three Little Pigs. Thank you very much to Mrs Cook and Mrs Sumpter  for giving up their time to do that.

 

Our next event will be Red Nose Day so watch this space.

Thank you for your support with Comic Relief's Red Nose Day. We have raised nearly £200 in all. Final figure to follow. The cakes were delicious and enjoyed by all. The children looked wonderful in their red clothing.

From Mrs Lucas and the School Council

Thank you to all parents and carers for your support on Red Nose Day. We raised £80.00 for the red noses and £128.24 for the cakes which made a total of £208.24. Fantastic. Well done everyone.

School Council Action Plan Autumn Term 2016

Action Plan Summer Term 2017

Mrs Lucas and the School Council have been busy fundraising for charity. Since September they have raised £30.20 on Jeans for Genes day, £30 was raised at the Harvest Festival auction as well as providing goods for the Foodbank. The Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research Uk raised a whopping £394.30. We collected a record 23 shoe boxes for Samaritan's Purse and their Operation Christmas Child. We raised £62.30 for Children in Need on our wear something spotty day.

We will be running a bran tub at the Autumn fair on Thursday 1st December which will go towards playground equipment for the school. There will be prizes for all. Come and support us there!

Thank you so much for all the generous donations. Mrs Lucas

The School Council had great fun wrapping the prizes for the Lucky Dip at the Autumn fair and soon sold old, raising £15.00 towards school funds. Thank you for the supplies of shredded paper that came in.

The final total for the Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research was the whopping amount of £450.30. What a fantastic achievement.

We played a part in the Christingle service at the church and explained the reason for the Christingle orange and what it stands for.

The Children's Society candles raised a grand total of £90.16. Thank you for your support.

Well done School Councillors.

We will be fundraising in the New Year so that we can buy a basketball to add to the playground equipment and facilities for all children.

So watch this space!

Mrs Lucas

 

World Book Day photographs. The whole school in assembly and Class 2 listening to volunteers read a story to them.