Here at HPS we strongly believe in real Pupil Voice and enabling the children to show their leadership skills through actively taking part in the development of their school. To facilitate that we have a number of Pupil Leaders these include: House Leaders, Tech Experts, Maths Experts and most recently eCadets.
These leader groups are selected to help propel their subject area forward within HPS. Applicants from across the school are selected on the strength of their application, how well they represent our school values and for those who reached the short list, how well they complete the finalist’s task.
What we look for: Children who are: Good at listening, Proactive, Honest, Generous Strong communicators, confident, Fair and in control of themselves. And above anything always behave in a way that displays our 5 values.
Roles of House Leaders include:
Being an ambassador for HPS, Pupil Voice-gathering children’s opinions about school, Supporting in the interview process for new staff to school, showing visitors around school. Supporting with the counting and collating of House Tokens and deciding on what the House prize each half term is.
What we look for: children who are passionate and inquisitive about Maths, great communicators and willing to share their ideas.
Roles of Maths Experts include:
Peer to peer support in Maths, contributing to the organisation of Maths events-such as the Maths Bee, Mathletics challenges and events with other schools. Creating E-resources to support children’s learning at home.
What we look for: Children, who can communicate well with their peers, have a good understanding and interest in technology and a willingness to learn new skills.
Roles of Tech Experts include:
Contribute to the direction that technology is going to in school, teach learned skills to their peers using technology, share information to whole school community such as Governors and parents.
What we look for: Children who are approachable to their peers, they have the ability to communicate well with both adults and peers, commit their time to the programme of study they must complete and have the confidence to teach others the skills and knowledge they have gained.
Roles of eCadets include:
Act as a point of contact for peers with an e-safety concern, teach lessons to peers on eSafety, promote safety in and out of school and be a good role model.