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Locharbriggs endorse the key aims of Dumfries and Galloway Council policy on pupil voice:
• All children and young people have the right to express their views in a safe environment where they will be treated with respect.
• Children and young people, at all stages of their education, should be involved in decisions affecting their education / school community.
• All children and young people should develop a greater understanding of how democratic frameworks operate and make effective contribution through participation in group interaction.
• Children and young people should be able to use and develop the skills gained to benefit the wider society.
• All pupils have the right to expect school aims to be communicated openly with them, in fact should be encouraged to participate in formulating these aims.
• All pupils have an entitlement and responsibility to communicate their views through available channels.
• Pupils should have appropriate representation in school consultation processes i.e. pupil council
• All pupils should be eligible to vote in elections for pupil council representatives.
• Pupil Council- Representation by pupils, democratically elected, from each class Primary 1 – 7.
• Pupil questionnaires distributed and results collated and feedback given.
• Group consultation encouraged in learning and teaching processes.
• Education in enterprise activities.
• Positive relationships between staff and pupils.
• Peer tutoring in some curricular areas where applicable.
• ‘Buddy’ system in operation at break times.
• Decision making encouraged.
• Independent learning developed from Primary 1 through to Primary 7.
For more information on the Pupil Voice please see the full policy in our Downloads section or follow this link. http://www.locharbriggsprimary.co.uk/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=131&func=fileinfo&id=15