School Council & Pupil Voice

St Chrysostom’s has a School Council, which consists of two pupils from each year  from Year groups 2 to 5 and three pupils from Year 6. Pupils in each class had an opportunity to share their interest and explain why they would make a good representative for their class. The children thought long and hard about who would make a good councillor and then each class carried out a vote to elect them. Throughout this process, we learnt about democracy.

This year the School Council will be lead by Miss Pettifer.


Imperial War Museum trip

The School Councillors from Year 4, 5 and 6 visited the Imperial War Museum North on Friday 9th November. We went to view 'The Wave' poppy display which was installed to commemorate the centenary of the end of WWI.

"The trip was fascinating and a wonderful opportunity." 

Our Reading Shed

Have you seen our new reading shed?

The School Councillors decided that we would like to create a cosy outdoor space where we can read. We pitched our idea to Mr Elswood, who generously allowed us to have one. Our new reading shed has been built and is ready to use!

Learning how to create a campaign

Our Year 5 and 6 school councillors attended an event organised by 'Healthy Schools Manchester'. We learned how to create a campaign to promote healthy lifestyles in school and had the opportunity to share our ideas with children from other schools.

We can't wait to show you everything we learned!

Healthy Lunch Box Recipe Competition

This year, the School Council ran a competition to create a recipe book for healthy lunchboxes. Thank you to everyone who entered the competition - we really enjoyed looking through all the recipes and we found it really difficult to decide on the winners. After long discussions, we have finally chosen the winners! 




We would like to thank all the wonderful parents for their kind donations on Christmas Jumper Day. Its astonishing to see how generous our parents are to helping our local community. 

All thye donations have been given to a foodbank located on Plymouth Grove, your generous donations will be helping many families during the Christmas period.

Here are the childerns thoughts regarding the donations to the Plymouth Grove Food Bank 


Mekhi 6A-I thought the generosity of the school was outstanding and what a wonderful way to end the year. I love being a school councillor because of these moments.

Meerab 6B-I thought that was absolutely amazing to see all the generous donation, it was quite overwhelming, and I have no doubt that the families in our community will appreciate them over the festive period.

Meakhi 6C- I thought the children were so nice to bring and in such wonderful donations including blankets and duvets. I hope these gifts will make many families happy. I am really proud of the children in our school.

On behalf of the St John's Chrysostom's Federation, we would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !


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