The Student Council is made up of a group of Cedars students who have been elected to speak on behalf of the whole student body. They are the voice of the students.
Members of the Student Council are responsible for discussing ways to make Cedars the best possible place for every student.
Student Council Working Groups 2020-2021
Rights Respecting Schools
What has Cedars Student Council achieved so far?
The Council have worked with the catering staff to change how meals were served, and have implemented some changes to lunch time.
They polled the school to find a new name for the re-branded dining room. (Angel Café)
They researched and bought a bins for the school yard.
They have raised lots of money for charities including St Oswald's Hospice, Children in Need and the Poppy Appeal.
The Student Council are part of the interview process when new staff are recruited to the academy. They rigorously interview each candidate and then meet with the Senior Leadership Group to feedback about how they feel each person would benefit the students' experience at Cedars.
They have set up a mini-ambassadors who help show visitors around school.
They worked to help the school achieve the Silver Rights Respecting Award and are now working towards helping our school get the Gold Award.
They worked with the Emotional Wellbeing Team to help Cedars achieve the Wellbeing At School Award.
They are choosing how to spend some funds kindly donated.
Our Student Council also works closely with the Gateshead Youth Assembly (GYA) to ensure that our voice is heard across the borough, see GYA.