At Wansdyke, we believe in nurturing every child’s potential, and our leadership programs provide invaluable opportunities for our pupils to grow, learn, and lead. They empower pupils to take ownership of their learning environment and make meaningful contributions to our school community.

Our pupil librarians play a crucial role in promoting a love for reading among their peers. They assist with organising reading resources within the library and classroom and recommend books, fostering a culture of lifelong learning and exploration.

Through their roles as house captains, children develop essential leadership skills while fostering a sense of camaraderie and healthy competition within our school community. They lead by example, encouraging their peers to strive for excellence and embody our school values.

Our Young Minds group actively promotes positive mental health and well-being initiatives within our school. They organise events and promote awareness of campaigns, creating a supportive and inclusive environment where every child feels valued and supported.

Our Green Team members are passionate about environmental sustainability and take proactive steps to promote eco-friendly practices within our school. From organising recycling to leading conservation efforts, they inspire their peers to become advocates of the environment and positively impact the world around them.

Our School Council members serve as the voice of their peers, advocating for their needs and ideas to improve our school community. They work closely with teachers and staff to implement positive changes and initiatives, fostering a sense of ownership and empowerment among all children.

The impact of children’s leadership extends far beyond the roles themselves. Through these opportunities, our children develop essential skills such as communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and decision-making, which are vital for success in both academic and personal endeavours. Moreover, they cultivate a sense of responsibility, empathy, and citizenship, laying the foundation for future leaders and contributing members of society.

We are immensely proud of our children’s achievements and the positive impact they continue to make on school life.

Emily Harris, Headteacher, Wansdyke Primary School