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Welcome back to a new term and a brand new year!  We hope you all had a relaxing and refreshing break and have returned bursting with brilliant ideas for Pupil/Student Voice in your school!

We love to hear what you and your School Council are doing.

  • Have you put a particular project in place?
  • Have you raised money to improve your school?
  • Have you set up a new sub-committee or group to help with well-being? For example, Buddies or Peer Mentors.
  • Have you worked hard to change the school environment?
  • Did you do something special before Christmas to improve Community Cohesion?
  • Have you started a School Council Enterprise Scheme?

Whatever you are doing, you can be sure that other School Councils would find it interesting and inspiring.  We are often asked what other School Councils are doing, so that new ideas can be formed.

If you would like to let us know, then please do write an article of about 500 words and send it to us, together with some photos, and we’ll send it round to about 30,000 school contacts in one of our e-newsletters.  There’s an added benefit too….. every School Council that has an article published will receive a £50 voucher to spend on our great resources!

What are you waiting for?  Get scribbling now and send it to me at


This was posted on Facebook and I thought it was worth sharing.  If everyone kept this in mind, all the time, the world would be a better place.  Teachers – do share with your peer mentors, Buddies and Anti-Bullying Sub-Committees.

The girl you just called fat?… She is overdosing on diet pills.

The girl you just called ugly?… She spends hours putting makeup on hoping people will like her.

The boy you just tripped?… He is abused enough at home.

See that man with the ugly scars?… He fought for his country.

 That boy you just made fun of for crying?… His mother is dying.

Relevant not only for Anti-Bullying Week, but every day of every week throughout the year.

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