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Pupil Voice

We have a strong pupil voice at Childs Hill School and proud of the work of our House Captains, School Council and Peer Mediators.

House Captains: 

The school leadership team and school governors are also joined by a very special group of school leaders, our House Captains and Vice Captains. This groups show great leadership and team work skills, they lead their house groups by example and organise inter-house competitions. Every week the House Captains and Headteacher have lunch together to discuss issues, projects and plans and every half term they even taken over the school newsletter.

Newsletters

School Council: 

Our pupils who have been elected by their classmates for one year to represent the views of elected by their classmates for one year to represent the views of all pupils to improve our school.  They go to school council meetings and take part in discussions, take the views of their classmates to the School Council and get involved in projects that the School Council run, they have regular meetings school leadership team.  

Peer Mediators: 

The purpose of peer mediation is to help children find appropriate ways to respond to problems with others, it is not about telling others what to do.  Peer mediators do not "make decisions" but rather work towards a win-win resolution for both sides in order to avoid further trouble.

The children learn:

  • Learn responsibility for their behaviour
  • Learn to be responsive to their peers in a cooperative and constructive manner
  • Improve communication skills
  • Learn to be fair and impartial
  • Improve self-esteem

Read on to find out what the children say about being a Peer Mediator:

"Being a peer mediator is really fun because we help children in the playground, sometimes the children are who are upset or hurt. We have a lot of responsibility and when we communicate with the children in the playground we use our ability to listen to them and to respect them and we never say WHY, take sides or gossip about the problems we have just sorted out as it is confidential". 

"I think I have an impact as a peer mediator in the playground because I’m calm, I always stick to the script we have on the lanyard when I’m on duty and I’m kind".

"I would recommend being a Peer Mediator because I think being a Peer Mediator is a good job to have, because you get to know more children and they come to you if they have a problem".

"I feel it is important to have Peer Mediators in the playground so people don’t get sad. If there were not any Peer Mediators, the teachers can’t solve lots of problems all at the same time".

"I like being a Peer Mediator because I like being helpful and kind, also it has given me confidence to talk to other children".

"I think that as a Peer Mediator I don’t just help children in the playground, I also help the other younger Peer Mediators when they are having difficulties resolving problems. Lots of problems occur in the playground and we help to resolve them, sometimes we give teachers a hand".

"When we are in the playground the children know who we are and they trust us to help them".

"We help in the playground because there are not that many people that are upset any more".

"I feel like being a Peer Mediator has given me confidence to confront my peers and not to be shy, also it gives you skills to use in the future to help other people. It feels great to see a smile after you have helped a child when they are sad. It is so rewarding".

"Being a Peer Mediator in the playground is important because when you are feeling sad and don’t want to go to a teacher, a Peer Mediator can come and help".

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@ChildsHillSch - September 10
We are even on the news in France! CHS going global!! ⚽️ 📸 🏆 ♻️ 🌍 https://t.co/1kR1bn1Toj
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Rich Holmes
- September 7
Launch day... ✅National stadium ✅Football clubs & mascots ✅Coordinated press release with clubs up & down the country ✅Former Premier League footballer ✅Government representative ✅Sky & BBC coverage ✅Excited schoolchildren ✅The Planet Super League trophy is HERE!
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Count Us In
- September 7
Who do we have here?! It's ! Guess we all know which team he'll be joining. What about you? What are your colours? https://t.co/73uC8JFXIG https://t.co/DQcieTl4Ry
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Justin Forsyth
- September 7
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Wembley Stadium
- September 7
We were delighted to host the kick off of today. The tournament where going for your football club is the only way to win. Sign up for free with your family and friends and let’s score a goal on climate change! 🏆 https://t.co/0Ume7dPm3Z https://t.co/rqxA7Pqfq5
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Tottenham Hotspur
- September 7
♻️ We are delighted to be participating in CUP26 – a tournament encouraging football-loving families to act in the fight against climate change.
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@ChildsHillSch - September 7
Thank you Rich. We are on it!
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@ChildsHillSch - September 7
We’ve had a busy day!! 📸 🌍 ⚽️ ♥️ https://t.co/r52ymz89I8
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@ChildsHillSch - September 7
Honoured to be involved with the launch of with & … The children did us proud… what an experience! ♥️ 🌍 ⚽️ https://t.co/r52ymz89I8
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@ChildsHillSch - May 14
It's been a wonderful day at CHS, and we have loved hearing all the children's stories of their Eid celebrations. Eid Mobarak! Sending our very best wishes to our school community at this special time! https://t.co/8csaPFWxai
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@ChildsHillSch - April 23
Our Pathways ducklings are on the way.....!!! ❤️🐣🐤 https://t.co/wJK8wHNKFS
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@ChildsHillSch - April 20
Our JTAs (Junior Travel Ambassadors) have finally launched our Walk Zone! We are determined to reduce the traffic around our school! Check out our handy leaflet, and see if you can plan a healthy walk in the morning! https://t.co/XrnbaCueKy
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@ChildsHillSch - March 22
Our inaugural Stand-Up Comedy competition was an absolute HOOT! Here are some of our winners! We hope they spread some joy your way! https://t.co/aWprdwjTtF What do you think ?🤡💕
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@ChildsHillSch - April 26
Morning campers! Activities have begun following another big breakfast! Final room inspections completed and bags all packed... photos to follow! PLEASE NOTE ▪️If your child’s sleeping bag appears to have been... https://t.co/5G3DNyfKTt
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@ChildsHillSch - April 25
The children are all in bed and asleep within 5 minutes of their heads hitting the pillow! And that included evacuating a random spider from one of the rooms! A few more pics in a mo...
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@ChildsHillSch - April 25
Tunnels! Muddy knees!
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@ChildsHillSch - April 25
Last night was wonderful. First of all we dealt with an infestation of Purple Woolly Cuffley Caterpillars... Don't worry it wasn't real. We tricked the children... I'm sure they will explain the photos! Then... https://t.co/XchPsl54KA
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@ChildsHillSch - April 25
Good morning from Y3/4 camp! ALL of the children slept brilliantly and have just tucked into a BIG breakfast! We are about to start room inspections before the day's activities kick off! We will post some more pictures later... No rain yet!
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@ChildsHillSch - April 2
Delighted to announce that THIS is happening at CHS in the Summer Term! Exciting! We will let you have the date and more information as it happens!!! 💪 https://t.co/XFU30DB8YH https://t.co/XFU30DB8YH
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