Each year, pupils and staff elect a Head Boy and Head Girl from Year Six. The Head Boy and Girl represent the school at special events including Local Democracy Week at the Town Hall, welcome visitors, assist in assemblies and are outstanding role models for all pupils across the school.
The Deputy Head Girls work as part of this highly valued team.
Deputy Head Girl
Deputy Head Girl
Our school prefects are elected by the children and staff. They act as positive role models for all pupils in the school. They support the work of the Head Boy and Head Girl and their deputies.
They set an excellent example to others through role modelling our school values of Safety, Trust, Achieve, Respect and Support. They carry out a range of roles and responsibilities including representing the school at events and hosting visitors to the school.
We are very proud of our prefects as they play a key role in decision making in order to continue to develop and improve our school.
Our school is very proud of our active pupil voice, with representatives from Reception to Year Six forming our School Council. Class and School Council meetings are held on a weekly basis. The School Council then meet a senior member of staff to discuss issues and developments. They represent their peers and bring forward their views to improve the school and its grounds.
Our School Council are also involved in fundraising and each term nominate a charity to support. They also plan events to generate funds that are used to purchase equipment for the school that will enhance the learning environment.
Elections are held each year to elect class representatives.
Our class representatives for this academic year will be confirmed in due course.
Holden Lane Primary School continue to work hard to combat bullying behaviour and to celebrate that we are all unique and equally special in our school.
Mrs Reece is working on achieving bronze level ABQM (Anti-bullying Quality Mark) status for the school. This is a national award that challenges schools to demonstrate their effectiveness in promoting and managing anti-bullying. It endorses the belief that the safety, mental health and wellbeing of everyone are essential elements of learning, development and achievement.
It is our aim that all children are able to come to school without the fear of being bullied and that parents are confident that they know who to approach about bullying and that it is dealt with efficiently and effectively.
Bullying behavior is not accepted or tolerated at Holden Lane.
Our Sports Ambassadors complete a training programmes with Mr Edwards to enable them to lead exciting activities at break and lunchtime. During the training, they learn about what makes a good leader, how to communicate clearly, how to organise equipment safely, how to be inclusive and the importance of fair play.
Each Sports Ambassador is approachable and enjoys positive relationships with other children. They are excellent role models with an outstanding attitude towards learning and playing sports. They are also good team players who are able to engage and inspire others.
We are very proud of our Sports Ambassadors for their dedication and commitment to having a positive impact on sports in our school.
Our Key Stage Two Science Ambassadors play an important part in promoting and developing Science throughout the school, their role includes:
• Attending meetings to discuss ways we can improve Science
• Keeping a journal to record the Science that takes place in their class
• Planning exciting whole school Science events
• Engaging families in Science events and challenges.
Our Ambassadors are:
Our Year 6 pupils are trained to take on the role of Peer Mediators. They are trained in a range of skills to enable them to act as neutral mediators who work with their peers to uncover the root cause of disputes and decide on fair ways to resolve a conflict.
Our Peer Mediators are trained in a range of skills including listening and problem-solving skills. They apply a systematic process, which they have learnt through role-play.
Each Peer Mediator has the personal qualities needed to make them a good mediator. These include communication skills, the respect of their peers., self-confidence, empathy, leadership, willingness to receive feedback and the ability to speak in front of a group.