Applications are open now, click here for an application form. Closing date Friday 30th November 2018
Our prefects are ambassadors for our school and we expect each of them to embrace the general duties outlined below;
In performing duties as School Prefect, each prefect will be expected to:
- Respect the rules and regulations of the school and observe the school rules at all times
- Be dressed appropriately at all times. Prefects shall wear their badge that distinguishes their office at all times
- Be punctual for duties and attend all Prefect meetings where possible
- Maintain an excellent academic and behaviour record and lead by example, ensuring the pursuit of academic excellence and orderly behaviour
- Be positive and enthusiastic, encouraging and motivating fellow students
- Be cooperative, helpful, well-mannered, trustworthy, and responsible
- Be respectful toward teachers, your peers, and the school environment
- Display leadership qualities: confidence, initiative, problem-solving skills
- Be willing to take on extra responsibilities
- Be able to work independently and complete tasks
- Prefects shall work together as a single body to promote cohesiveness and discipline in all their domains
- Prefects will attend all school events and activities when required where possible, and will be expected to help and lead
- Prefects must be excellent ambassadors for the school, representing the school image positively
- Prefects will carry out tasks and jobs as may be directed by staff
- Prefects will be required to sign a contract and can be removed from post if they fail to fulfill their responsibilities.
For our prefects with specific responsibilities;
Uniform Head Students:
- To act as ambassadors for the school at whole school events
- To take a lead in School Council and represent prefects at School Council Meetings
- Supporting Head Students in leading other prefects
- Supporting Head Students in ensuring that other prefects are fulfilling their responsibilities
- Co-chair Prefect meetings with Head Students
- To meet with SMO once per short term to review progress
- To participate in collective worship e. Mass and assembly
- To support with organisation of events relating to the liturgical calendar g. Ash Wednesday, Lent, St. John Fisher Day
- To create a termly ‘Liturgical Update’ for the School Newsletter
- To liaise with Events Prefects to organise and lead one charity initiative per long-term (Autumn, Spring, Summer)
- To support JDO with marketing whole school events
- To support Liturgical/Charity and Environment prefects with termly initiatives
- To attend all whole school events and act as tour guides/provide refreshments
- To collect information regarding extra-curricular activities, lunch activities and support staff with developing and launching these activities.
- To organize interform competitions (non-sporting)
- Represent sport in school.
- Organise interform sporting competitions and assist with the running of sports day.
- Promote sporting activities and support PE department with the organization running of sporting fixtures.
- Liaising with Head of PE and PE department with staff assigning duties as necessary.
- To create a termly ‘Sports Update’ for the school newsletter.
- To liaise with relevant staff regarding new build
- To consult with lead staff on learning environment and report concerns/problems
- To run at least two environmental awareness campaigns across the school year (e.g. World Water Day)
- To practically support with maintaining school environment g. raising awareness of recycling, gardening outdoor spaces.