School Council

Withernsea Primary School have representatives from years 5 and 6 who meet each week to discuss improvements their class would like to make to the school.

Class Representatives:

  • 5CC – Poppy Woodruff (Reserve: Maisie Frith)
  • 5LW – Joseph Fisher (Reserve: Georgina Evison)
  • 5RT – Lucy Weekes (Reserve: Matthew Ward)
  • 6KH – Mercedes Whiteway-Odell (Reserve: Holly Woodhouse)
  • 6EK – Ava Dixon-Shaw (Reserve: Maddie Spaven)
  • 6RL – Jacob Caddick (Reserve: Lily Elms-Humphrey)

The role of a School Councillor:

  • To work as a team to improve our school environment.
  • To listen to all suggestions and consider how they can make our school happier.
  • To work closely with all staff and pupils to make ideas possible.
  • To attend and participate in School Council meetings.
  • To share information from meetings with children in our class.
  • To organise school events and raise money.

‘Teaching is improving. Teachers are successful in keeping pupils on task. They offer pupils activities which catch their imagination and motivate them to do well.’

Ofsted comments

‘Most-able pupils and those who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities generally make good progress because teachers match tasks carefully to their needs.’

Ofsted comments

‘Pupils who are experiencing significant turbulence in their lives are well supported. As a result, they stay engaged in their learning.’

Ofsted comments

‘I love school, its a good place to learn’…

Children's comments

‘I would like to say thank you to everyone at Withernsea Primary School for everything you have done…..you have all been amazing’

Parent's comments

‘I love school, its amazing, its like a second home’

Children's comments

‘ I would just like to say what a great help all the teachers and staff at Withernsea Primary School have been to parents/grandparents and carers during these very strange last months. Thank you’

Parent's comments

‘Pupils behave well in the classroom and around the school. Teachers support pupils with
identified behaviour difficulties well.’

Ofsted comments

‘The curriculum supports pupils in developing positive attitudes to learning. Leaders have linked activities closely to pupils’ interests and aspirations. This has been particularly successful in engaging boys.’

Ofsted comments

‘its really fun, it makes learning fun’

Children's comments

‘Leaders have made significant improvements to early years provision. As a result, children
are making a strong start in building their skills in reading, writing and mathematics.’

Ofsted comments

‘You have all been amazing. I hope all you teachers are proud of yourselves for the way you have conducted things throughout this pandemic. Proud to say my children are students at Withernsea Primary School’

Parent's comments

Pupils are making good progress in improving their reading, writing and mathematical skills. Pupils’ progress in key stage 1 is particularly strong. Pupils are developing a range of exciting vocabulary in their writing. Pupils’ handwriting and spelling are weaker.

Ofsted comments

‘the teachers explain really well’

Children's comments

‘thank you for keeping me safe’

Children's comments

‘I love school’ …

Children's comments

‘Leaders, including governors, understand the strengths and weaknesses of the school’s work.
They take decisive action to secure improvement. Consequently, the gaps in the progress made by different groups of pupils are diminishing.’

Ofsted comments