Every Autumn, soon after we return to school from the summer holidays, the children in years 1 to 5 are asked to think about who would be the best representatives of their new classes. Two children are elected from each of these classes to sit on the school council. Year 6 are represented by the headboy and headgirl who are elected by the whole school at the end of the summer term. The councillors are expected to be the voice of their classes so school council members have to be very good listeners. They have to be able to share their classes’ ideas and opinions with the rest of the school through school council meetings. School Council members then have to feedback to their own classes the things that have been discussed at the council meeting. The School Council also gets involved in fundraising and whole-school events.