The ethos of Worthinghead is one of democracy. All staff and children are involved in the decision making processes for all areas. Discussions around acceptable behaviour are commonplace. The voting systems within classes for a wide range of issues - often done without prior planning. Our children are always involved.
Year 4 used democracy to debate if immigration is a good thing.
Worthinghead has an active school council which meets with Mrs Greenwood each half term. They help to shape many aspects of school life. All classes discuss the British voting system and follow the democratic system. See below for a link to the school council page.
Year 6 have the opportunity to apply to become an Ambassador and become role models for the younger children. Their roles are:
1. They help to keep our school safe at break and lunchtimes by monitoring the external doors.
2. They make sure all children have friends to play with.
3. They are the link between children and adults in the playground.
4. They always show the best behaviour and are role models within school.
5. They wear the distinctive green jumpers.
6. They have specific roles such as Assembly Technical Monitors.
We also have Digital Leaders who:
1. Present to classes about Online Safety.
2. Help keep our systems safe by e.g. installing critical updates and setting up new hardware with the IT coordinator.
3. Represent our school in digital competitions such as the gaming festival.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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