Head Pupils and School Council

Head Pupils

Following formal interviews, two pupils are appointed as Head Pupils for the year. They work alongside Mrs Austin to monitor and evaluate school provision, identifying next step actions to meet the priorities of the School Development Plan. Part of this position includes reviewing safeguarding procedures and ensuring our schools are safe and happy places. Head Pupils meet at least termly with Governors and feedback findings through written reports and attendance at meetings. This is a very important role within school and a copy of the job description can be found on this page for information.

Head Pupil job description

School Council

Both schools have an active School Council that meet weekly to help make decisions for the schools.  They run a school council shop, organise fund raising charity days and deliver assemblies highlighting key issues to the rest of the pupils.  They meet with staff to make decisions and meet with Governors to review policies.

We have a wide range of other pupil leadership roles including Sports Crew, Peer Mentors, Digital Leaders, Eco Crew, Worship Group.

Bentley School's Christian Ethos

"Know that I am with you always," Matthew 28:20 We encourage the spiritual, social, moral and cultural development of the school family by embedding Christian values into everyday life. Our vision is for all children to be confident individuals, successful learners and responsible citizens who are well equipped for future life, knowing that God is with them always.