The Riversdale Learning Council, also known as the Rights Representatives, is made up of various children from across the year groups and their aim is to represent the school community in the development of teaching and learning. The council also focuses on the rights and responsibilities of children, working to ensure that these are respected. This is linked to the school’s status as a UNICEF Rights Respecting School. Although the Learning Council works as a whole, it has been separated into Early Years and Key Stage 1, and Key Stage 2 committees.
The Learning Council is supported by Tracey (EY & KS1) and Steven (KS2). It replaces the original school council in regards to its aims and objectives. Council members are selected by their class teachers and peers in a democratic vote at the start of the academic year.
To advise the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and teaching staff on:
As members of the learning council they will: