School Parliament

A school parliament is a group of pupils elected by their fellow pupils to represent their opinions and raise issues with the head of school and governors in the school. The school parliament can also take forward projects on behalf of the pupils, and be involved in planning and things like the School Development Plan, governing body meetings and interviewing staff.

To be effective, the school parliament members must:

  • Represent all pupils and include as many people as possible;
  • Take time to listen to all pupils and communicate their views;
  • Feed back to pupils about what happened about their views;
  • Make things happen – or explain why they can’t!

Here at Scientia each class voted for a class member to represent them on the school parliament.