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School Council

Our Vision

A school is a community. Our School Council helps to make Wetherby School a more harmonious and positive community to live in. It is a place where boys are able to contribute towards the continuous improvement of the school community.


  • To make a positive contribution to the school environment and ethos
  • To develop and promote boys’ self-confidence, social skills and their responsibilities towards each other, teachers and adult members of staff
  • To develop the boys’ knowledge, skills and understanding of how to contribute to society as a whole and what it means to be an active citizen
  • To develop boys’ speaking and listening skills
  • To allow the boys to have a voice and to share their ideas and opinions with others
  • To develop the boys’ recognition of themselves as worthwhile individuals with a right to be heard
  • To allow the boys to become more responsible and actively involved in the decision making process of the school
  • To develop important life skills that promote positive mental health and social welfare, emotional literacy, critical and moral reasoning, self-esteem, self-awareness, communication skills, relationship skills and assertiveness
  • To increase self-esteem and self-confidence