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Junior Leadership Team

Welcome to our Junior Leadership Team page



Our JLT members have been elected to their important role through a full democratic process in school as part of our British Values Election Week.

They play a key role in reflecting pupil voice to the Senior Leadership Team and impacting upon future events in school.

Congratulations to our Junior Leaders, who received the Emotional Health and Wellbeing Charter certificate: recognising Henry Whipple's commitment to a positive and healthy learning lifestyle. We are the first school to be awarded this accolade - well done everyone!


Our 2018-2019 Junior Leadership Team Members:

Our members for this academic year are:


Year 1:

Hermelia & Ishmael


Year 2:

Bella & Xavi


Year 3:

Benet & Jeozidaque


Year 4:

Clavany & Tori


Year 5:

Clijsters & Taylor


Year 6:

Mya, Lucas, Jade, Cameron & Alicia


These role-models will also be leading new lunch time games this academic year for other pupils...

Recent JLT events:


  • Coordinating fundraising for World Book Day and promoting a Book Swap Shop in selected classes.
  • Fundraising at our disco and film nights for improving our class reading dens and purchasing new exciting books for our classrooms.
  • Working in Topic TEAMs to prepare healthy foods to sell
  • Discussing progress and next steps with Mr O'Leary
  • Pupil voice on how our learning can be improved
  • Coordinating Easter Enterprise Week as part of our Money Management teaching
  • Coordinating our Summer end of year events for the whole school
  • Action planning to improve teaching in our school (knowledge organiser recommendations)

Junior Leadership Team- Job Description

As a member of the Junior Leadership Team you will act as a link between your Class, your Class Teachers, Senior Leaders and School Governors. Team members have vital and special role in making sure that all the children in our school are listened to and have a voice about how they want our school to be.

You will need to make sure that everybody is doing all that they can to fulfil our school vision, promoting


‘Believe, Belong, Achieve’


Some things that you will do:

1. Attending meetings – you will need to come to all our meetings once every half term

2. Bring what you need to the meeting and look after any information you are given

3. Listen to the views and opinions of your class and bring ideas that will improve our school

4. Respect everyone’s ideas and opinions

5. Give information to your class – ask your teacher for a time to do this

6. Present ideas during assembly with Mr O'Leary

7. Work with other adults and governors to audit and improve areas of our school

Congratulations to our newly elected Junior Leaders for the forthcoming academic year.  These children have been elected by their peers and identified as role-models who will be a communication link between senior leaders and pupils to work towards school improvements for pupils' learning.

JLT- Make 5 Grow- Tuck Shops Plans


JLT have been busy planning how they will make 5 grow. We have planned to test out a tuck shop at playtimes on Fridays.


We have talked about what kind of things we can sell, which are healthy and also which would  be popular.


Click on the document below to see the survey we have made to get everyone's ideas.

Children In Need Assembly

Our Second Assembly: How to play safely and sensibly with our new equipment