Excellence in the Heart of the Community
Wade Deacon Trust
Hillside has a School Council that gives pupils a chance to air their views and opinions so that we can improve aspects of school life wherever possible.
Each form has two School Council representatives and each year group has two members on the Executive Council. We have formal half-term meetings to discuss pupils’ views and opinions and also several committees which meet as, and when, necessary to discuss particular issues e.g. dining room, school rewards, the travel group etc. We have also had visits from local members of parliament and a visit from Lord Storey from the House of Lords. We encourage our pupils to make a difference to their local community by getting involved in current affairs and getting their voice heard. We have had several pupils put themselves forward to become members of the UK Youth Parliament and three of these have successfully been elected full members or deputy members.
The aims of the School Council are: