Kingsley Council exists to represent the voice of students, promote their ideas and advocate their views and interests. It is a democratic and non-political association. Its role includes helping the school to serve its students effectively, increasing engagement with the local community and bringing wider issues into focus at the academy. All members are democratically elected with an interview process additionally for Head and Deputy Head students.
Kingsley Council aims to:
Develop the positive relationship between staff and students
Increase the participation of students in the running of the school
Help students perfect their organisation and communication skills
Represent the wide and diverse views of our student body
Raise awareness among students of pertinent issues over health, tolerance and the environment
Represent the academy and exhibit its DNA consistently.
Kingsley Council will represent the school in community events, help in the recruitment of prospective staff and will champion the values of our academy.
2020/21 - Selection process
In Autumn Term 1 the election process for Kingsley Council begins:
Two members of each year group will be elected to represent their year group and make up Kingsley Council.
Any student can choose to stand for election by their peers.
Additionally in Year 11 - 2 students will be appointed as Deputy Head Students and in Year 12 - 2 students will be appointed as Head Students following a selection process.
Requirements for the council
Students need to be an upstanding members of our school community. They need to consistently display our school DNA of walking the talk, high expectations, outstanding learning and no excuses. They should be confident members of their year group that have a passion for getting their point of view across and want to play a key role in making sure others' voices are heard in a democratic setting.