School Council

What is the School Council?

The election of the School Council members reflects our British electoral system and demonstrates democracy in action.  A new school council is elected each year, with every class from Year 2 to Year 6 represented. This creates a School Council that speaks on behalf of the whole school and works as a team to make decisions that have a positive impact on our school community. We value the opinions of our pupils and the School Council gives pupils a forum to share these opinions.  

At Canon Burrows CE Primary we hold regular class and council meetings.  The School Council will collect views about the school from pupils, staff and parents and act upon these as well as make important decisions such as: decide upon the school’s harvest charity, decide upon which local, national and international charity to support from your nominations, choose the theme for arts week and organise special events or projects as suggested by you.

Who are the School Councillors?

Meet this year's School Councillors!

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Our school council is always here to help!  If you have any questions or suggestions in regards to our school, please see your School Councillor, pop a note in the school council suggestion box or place a comment on our blog!

School Council Aims and Vision:

Our School Council aims to achieve our school vision of a just and harmonious society where Canon Burrows school community achieve the highest in everything we do, but we also remember those other standards; the care, respect and help shown to others, the generosity of spirit, compassion and forgiveness.

Our current school council, created a vision statement for their work in achieving our school vision:


Some of the projects we have been involved in this year include: our Harvest Appeal, organising an Easter raffle, organising a Friendship project to spread hope and love to local care homes and organising a Movie night.

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