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School Council

Welcome to the School Council web page. On this page you will find details about the work the council does within our school.


Keeping up appearances

Today school council took part in our second community clean up session. Together we have cleared up three full bin sacks of discarded plastic bottles, aluminium cans and food wrappers. Please help us to keep our village tidy by taking litter home, or using the litter bins provided around the village. Our next tidy up will be held in June.


School Council Anti-litter Competition 3.5.19


Today our poster competition winners were presented with their prizes. Thank you to our good friends Ann and Doreen, and also Councillor Hampson for judging and arranging the superb prizes.It must have been a very difficult job choosing the winning entries!Prize giving

Easter Bonnet Activities 11.04.2019

This week, children have been very busy taking part in Easter activities in class.  Our school council organised a very successful Easter bonnet competition, resulting in  some rather splendid results as you can see in the photographs. We invited Pastor Joy into school in order to choose the winning entries-which was unbelievably difficult. Thank you to all you fabulous parents for supporting this event by providing the bonnets for your children to decorate, we really are overwhelmed by your generosity!

Visit to Grimethorpe Community Farm 10.04.19


Today the school council members have visited the local farm located within the grounds of Milefield Primary School. There, we met Sarah who showed us around, introduced us to the animals and made us feel most welcome. Why not go and have a look around yourselves, it really is a great farm with a lovely little cafe on site. 


Love Where You Live Litter pick 2019

Today, school council have been out in the local community, taking part in a litter pick event along with our lovely love where you live volunteers Ann and Doreen. We donned our high visibility jackets and quickly set to work, it was a mammoth task for all involved.The amount of litter that we cleared in the space of an hour was astounding! 

Comic relief 2019- the big bake-off

This year our comic relief fundraising effort has seen school council organise a 'big Bake-Off' with children and families baking together at home to make some fantastic entries for our competition. Today winners were announced in assembly, and the entries sold in school during break time. Your entries were all amazing-you really are a talented bunch! 


We hope that you enjoy looking through our photo album- hopefully you will be able to spot your bakes. A great big well done to the winning entries.  

World Book Day Event 2019

A great big thank you to everyone who supported our World Book day event this year, it turned out to be our best one yet. It was so nice to see so many entries in our create a character competition, over half of the school took part. The puppets were absolutely mind blowing. 


Barnsley Hospice fundraising assembly

Thank you to everyone for supporting our Christmas jumper day 2018. Today we have handed over the money that we raised to Vicki (the hospice fundraising officer) in a whole school assembly. We presented a giant cheque for the sum of £92.06. In return Vicki showed us how our fundraising helps the patients.

Latest photographs from the garden project.

McMillan Coffee Morning 2018

School council would like to thank everyone for their involvement in our recent McMillan coffee morning. Your support and kind donations of cakes resulted in school raising the grand sum of £431.68.

Thankyou very much.

Sport Relief - 23rd March 2018

Children in Need - 17th November 2017

School Council members request that children come to school in their PJ's on Friday 17th November for a donation of £1 towards Children in Need.

Remembrance Events - November 2017

In the weeks leading up to Remembrance Sunday all the children in school have been learning about Remembrance Day. Our school council members have also been involved in planting flowers at the local memorial and children also took part in the Remembrance Day service at St Lukes church and laid a wreath. 

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