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School Council

School Council Representatives, Summer 2018


Year 1           Year 3                                
Cayden & Dila Chestnut   Aurora & Mikah Elm  
Kayla & Remel Beech   Alfie & Melody Willow  
Year 2     Year 4    
Freddie & Priyanka Oak   Kaja & Caleb Ash  
Jaydon & Suja Rowan   Paige & Aaron Sycamore  
Year 5          

Dennis & Ruby

Devante & Latifa Palm        
Keyon & Macy Maple        
Saran & Apira Cedar        
Year 6          
Emily & Marquane Hawthorn        
Phoebe & Saqif Hazel        
Lily & Saafir Holly        


School Council News

Lewisham Mayor visit

Lewisham Mayor visit 1

Following the success of the Young Mayor's programme, Downderry were invited to visit with the Mayor of Lewisham, Sir Steve Bullock. Some of our year 5 and 6 pupils, along with other local schools, met with the Mayor in his chambers and asked some challenging questions!

MP Heidi Alexander

MP Heidi Alexander 1

School Council invited local MP Heidi Alexander in for assembly and to announce new Head Pupils.


Downderry Primary School were incredibly lucky to begin the new year with a visit from our local MP Heidi Alexander. Heidi delivered a motivational assembly to the children, talking about the responsibility of head pupils and members of school council representatives. Heidi also discussed her role as a Labour MP and answered the children's challenging questions. To finish the inspiring assembly, Heidi announced the names our of new Head Boy and Head Girl Alex and Maurisha.

School improvements

School council organised a competition to design some magnificent mosaics. The mosaics, pictured below, adorns the walls of the Dining Hall and school office.


The impact of the school council can also be seen by the installation of additional playground apparatus to the key stage 2 playground.

School Council Meets the Mayor

Read about what happened when our children met the mayor of Lewisham.

School Council's campaign for a cleaner and greener area around our school

Read here about how our children have been campaigning to improve the area around our school for the whole community.