Student Voice makes an important contribution to the life of the school community.
The school council makes a positive contribution to the school. Student opinion is sought on a range of issues. For example, governors seek students’ opinions of how well subjects are taught and areas for development as part of the school’s rigorous tracking and monitoring of teaching and learning – OFSTED 2014
Last year students were represented in leading the school in a number of areas, including:
- Peer mentoring.
- Leading our LGBT+ Society.
- Students also went into local primaries to work with younger students across a range of subjects and issues.
- Work with the Beaumont School Association, charity fundraising and the running of Rob’s Festival.
- Feeding back to staff about classroom issues and reporting to Governors as part of departmental reviews.
- Beaumont hosted a training session for local schools from the Diana Award and launched our Year 7 Anti-Bullying ambassadors
The Beaumont Leaders programme was also established, with Year 8 students organising a Colour Run for the Willow Foundation, which raised over £1500. They also contributed to developing the school’s initiatives on single-use plastic and recycling as part of St Albans Sustainability Festival, including a Water Aid awareness-raising day.
Key Stage 4 students have contributed to Senior Leadership Team meetings on a regular basis and have instigated review and development of the school’s uniform rules and behaviour policies.
In 2019-20 Beaumont will be hosting a zero poverty conference for local schools
The school’s Governing Body is closely involved in the continued development of Student Voice.