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Pupil Council meeting 13.11.19

A huge thank you to our generous families who have sent in food to be donated to Carlisle Food Bank. Our younger children helped load the food in to Mrs Broombys van and then Sadie and Nathan went along to deliver it.
Pupil Council met this week. Please see attached minutes. 

Meeting 30.04.2019


Councillors created thank you cards for the member of the community. 

Food Bank Donations

Meeting 26.04.2019

Guest speakers attended out meeting today:

ES and AS suggested sending cards or thank you letters to a well known member of the community to show out gratitude for the work they do. Pupil Council agreed this was a lovely idea and were invited to make cards or write letters.


CG, EH, AH suggested running a book club for KS2 children to read to KS1 children. Pupil Council loved this idea and plans were put into motion to set up this lunchtime club.


Pupil Council were asked to remind classmates about upcoming Food Bank Donations.

Meeting 16.04.19

Responses for Art questionnaire:

What are do you do already in class?

talent shows



Christmas play 

Easter assembly 






design and make models 



M&M theatre visit 



What would you like to do?

More art put in the classroom

drama club

modern day music 

NAV artist

Bob Ross artist

singer or actor to visit

Art Attack 

more painting 

more colouring

more clay work



singing or ballet teacher

science with glitter 

Drama in English lessons 

Results from survey will be passed on to Arts Curriculum Leader.


Pupil council agreed to write a letter to promote Easter donation to Carlisle Food Bank following harvest visit

Meeting 20.03.2019

Councillors discussed the Arts Mark award and what we do to celebrate the arts in school. We discussed what we would like to introduce. Questions to put to classes: What do we do in our class to celebrate the arts? What would you like to do? 

And a massive congratulations to our winners. Theo and Florence in EY/KS1 and Joe, Maisy and Sienna and Leo in KS2. FANTASTIC!!

From dancing to judo to singing to telling jokes - nothing stopped these amazing children showing off their talents at our RND Talent Show

Red Nose Day Talent Show......lets see what amazing talents our fabulous children have!!!


Pupil Council created posters to advertise our upcoming RND event.

Councillors also finalized letter to parents regarding this event and distributed letters to classes. Slips regarding entries to Talent Show required for next meeting.

Meeting 13.02.19

Following last meeting; school would like a talent show for RND. 

Class fundraiser ideas were as follows; lucky dip (2), Fornite disco (5), non-uniform, pin the red nose, leap frog.


School council tasked with creating RDN posters to promote talent show.



School council met to discuss upcoming Red Nose Day; children asked to consider if they would like to hold a talent show. 

Council to meet next week to discuss proposed fundraising ideas and to begin organising fundraiser activities


For our final meeting of 2018 the children made Christmas cards for the local villagers. 

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year - see you all in 2019!!

Shoe-box Christmas 2018


Shoe box appeal - parents and carers were very generous in their donations for the CFM Cash for Kids shoe-box appeal, during our meeting we made up 25 shoe-boxes!! 15 were made up for teenage boys and 10 babies with several other larger presents sent individually. Thank you to everyone who supported this appeal.


This week during our meeting we have started to think about what we would like put in the letter we are sending to Tanzania, we have put up on our notice board speech bubble for everyone in school to write their ideas.

For example; what we would like know about their school life and what we could tell them about our school days.

We have now added to and tidied our dressing up box - this is proving very popular on Fridays during lunchtimes.

Shoe Box Appeal

Meeting Thursday 1st November 2018

Class contributions regarding talent show are as follows (late entries):

Y6 Overall yes.

Y4 Overall yes 


Show box appeal introduce. Council would like to direct appeals towards babies and teenage boys. Letter to be constructed.


Food Bank Drop Off

18.10.18 Meeting

Overall opinion is that the whole school would like to host a Talent contest. Pupil councillors are to remember to ask teachers and children to fill in feedback sheets.

Council children have been asked to scribe a letter to send to Tanzania over half term describing what life at Cumwhinton School is like. Children to bring them in after the half term holidays to send off in November.

Date to be set for PJ day to raise money for footballs for each classes' break times. 

Children asked to come to Year 5 classroom at 12 noon tomorrow to help put Harvest contributions into Mrs Broombys car for Shay and Summer to take to Carlisle Foodbank.

Harvest Donations

Huge thank you to everyone who has handed in Harvest donations so far! Reminder that all donations are to be received by Friday morning to be delivered to Carlisle Food Bank during lunch.

Pupil Council meeting 8.10.19

We have been asked by Mrs Mitchell to sort letter for Harvest festival and it has been decided that we will donate to Carlisle Food Bank. Letter to the effect of donations to be handed in by Thursday 18.10.18, donations will then be delivered to Food Bank by Head Boy, Head Girl, Mrs Broomby and Miss Ewart on Friday 17.10.18 @ 12.00pm. Children were then asked to design a poster to put up around school to ask for donations of non-perishable food items, toiletries etc.

Summer has now edited the letter to go home to parents/carers regarding donations and this will be sent to all children tonight.


Pupil Council children set up a dressing up box for Friday play times....the children have a whale of a time!!

Pupil Council Book Swap July 2018-

The pupil council planned and held school's first book swap. Pupils brought books from home to swap with friends to read during the Summer holidays! Look out for our next book swap event next year!

Pupil Council 2018

Summer Book Swap