The school and college council have been really busy this term organising fundraisers for the RNLI and our local foodbank.
One of the school council initiatives this year was to support a local charity and they voted to help the local Foodbank. On the 22nd of June, Ruth, a volunteer from the local foodbank in Longridge, came to talk to the pupils about how it works and what it does to help our local community. The pupils listened really well and asked lots of questions about what happens to the food when it is donated and how people get food from the foodbank. Ruth was really pleased to be invited in and was delighted at the amount of food that had been donated by the pupils, families and staff at school. So a big THANK YOU to you! On the following Friday representatives from the school council delivered all the donated items to the foodbank and got to chat to the volunteers, they were very impressed by how respectful and polite our school councillors were!
RNLI – Pirate for a day
Our other school council initiative this year was to raise money for the RNLI by holding a ‘Pirate for the day’ event. All pupils and staff were to dress as pirates for the day and make a donation. The costumes and pirate lingo was amazing! Lots of ‘Walking the plank’ and ‘ARRRHHH, shiver me timbers’ could be heard echoing through the school. There were lots of activities throughout the day; treasure hunts, finding clues to solve the mysteries and a cannonball water fight too! We raised nearly £70 which is AAAAARRRRmazing!
Our Student Council have put together the following presentation to explain what they do: