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Our School Prefects


All of prefects applied for the role, and were chosen after considering key attributes and skills they possessed. The Senior Leadership Team then selected the which children they would like to be prefects to represent the school!


Our Prefect Policy


Prefects will be chosen for their ability to meet the requirements of the job description listed below and for their ability to provide sound and even-handed leadership to the whole school. Ultimately, the chosen prefects will help raise expectations and behaviour throughout the school day, including break times and lunch times.


Essential attributes are one or a combination of the following:


  • A willingness to serve, to do jobs when asked, and to volunteer in key situations

  • A sensible disposition and pleasant nature, allowing for good relationships with all members of the School family

  • The ability to lead, to show initiative, to be level headed and honest in all situations

  • To show caring and consideration of others around school

  • Ability to communicate with all age groups throughout school


A Prefect is appointed by the Assistant Headteacher, in collaboration with the Headteacher, on the recommendations of the Senior Leadership Team and other staff. Prefects will be chosen from Years 5 and 6.


It is expected that Prefects will demonstrate, in their everyday lives, all the values that the school upholds.


Prefects will report to the Assistant Headteacher in charge of Behaviour.


Key: Prefect Expectations:


  • To be a leader by example, within all aspects of school life

  • To demonstrate independence, responsibility and reliability

  • To monitor the welfare of other students whilst promoting high expectations

  • To assist in the organisation of school break times and lunchtimes, as well as other activities and events


Key Responsibilities:


  • To be a role model for other students, including punctuality, attendance and behaviour

  • To wear the school uniform correctly and with pride

  • To behave in an exemplary manner

  • To demonstrate good work habits in all aspects of school life

  • To be competent in self-management and have good personal organisation skills

  • To be punctual and well-prepared for their responsibilities

  • To be aware of the needs of fellow students and be aware of school expectations with behaviour

  • To be aware of situations which may affect student welfare

  • To take the initiative when staff are not present

  • To be a good role model for others in the school by manner, dress, overall appearance and attitude to others

  • To promote the correct values and standards of behaviours

  • To help meet the needs of others by giving care and assistance to the pupils in the school

  • To assist with the dining room routines and some break routines

  • To assist with the monitoring of the behaviour of children around school


Prefects will be issued with notebooks for notes on incidents about the school /observations / pupil problems etc and report to the Assistant Headteacher. If the chosen prefects do not follow expectations and responsibilities then they are at risk of losing their role.