Corton Church of England Primary School

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Pupil Leadership

School Council

Corton School Council meets every other week to discuss ideas and decide different ways to make these ideas a reality.

The school council regularly shares news and information with the whole school, about new initiatives and the important things which are achieved. This happens through class feedback and whole school assemblies. The school council reps feedback to their class about their ideas.

 What do the School Council do?

At Corton we feel it is important to not only be involved and support the school and our local community, but to raise awareness and support people throughout the world around us.

One of the ways in which we do this is by raising funds for our chosen charity, which is voted upon by the school council at the start of each new academic year.

Together we want to help Corton Primary School grow and succeed.
Through Corton School Council every child has a voice!

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Corton Primary School Ambassadors

An ambassador’s role maybe varied and involve meeting new people including new parents to the school.

Responsibilities may include:

  • To act as a good example to other pupils.
  • To represent the school within the community.
  • To uphold the school rules and help to see that others do the same.
  • To wear your ambassador badge at all times.
  • To help maintain the smooth running of the school by assuming the following responsibilities:
  • Ensuring people are out of their classrooms at playtime
  • Attending Open evenings / Parents evenings
  • Supporting the office staff at busy times
  •  Supporting teachers in other classes

Junior Road Safety Officers

The role of the JRSO is to spread road safety messages to the school community by: giving talks. running competitions. putting up posters.


Collective Worship Council

 Each half term we have several enthusiastic pupils who are chosen to represent our school as Collective Worship Leaders. The children who volunteer for the role, are then selected by their class teachers, they are chosen because of their kind- hearted and Christian - like attitude. The members of the Collective Worship Council have a great knowledge of our School Values and are experts at demonstrating them around school.


As a Collective Worship leader the children may be required to assist in planning assemblies, taking part in church services, demonstrating values in assemblies and reading/writing prayers. They will also be required to attend meetings with other Collective Worship leaders to discuss assemblies and how they can make them even more exciting. It is their job to create a wonderful Christian Ethos in our church school.


We have developed a programme where UKS2 pupils can apply to become one of the school Playleaders. Playleaders help organise and oversee activities for other pupils within the school at break and lunchtimes. They train for several weeks with Mrs Whall gaining confidence with working with others, learning leadership skills, learning how to successfully deliver games and how to create and adapt games.

Sport Council

6 pupils from our Playleader team are chosen to become part of our Sport Council. These pupils meet at least once a half term to discuss the PE, sport and health provision of the school. They are involved in promoting healthy eating, improving physical activity across the school, make decisions about what equipment is needed and ensuring equipment is kept tidy, help organise sporting events throughout the year, help organise the annual sports day events, interview pupils to find out what they like about PE and what can be improved and take opinions from their classmates and feedback information which helps to inform decision and create a sporting ethos. 


Our pupil librarians can give advice to all the children around the school with their choice of books. They will also support Miss Varney in the recording of books leaving/returning to the library. Our librarians may also run special events such as book fairs and story telling sessions.

Digital Leaders

Our Digital Leaders carry out a very important role at Corton Primary School. They are responsible for ensuring that the equipment is looked after properly and assisting children in problem free use of technological devices.

The children are also responsible for running activities and assemblies to advise others how to be safe and responsible users of technology and the Internet. They produce school displays and posters covering a broad range of information.