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Prefects 2019/20

16th September 2019

Each year a number of 5th and 6th Year students are selected to be prefects.

Those chosen have demonstrated their leadership within the student body and have the qualities deemed necessary to undertake a leadership role within the school. Prefects carry out a number of important tasks within the school:

  • Support and mentor younger students
  • Represent the student body
  • Represent the school externally
  • Assist in the maintenance of discipline within the school
  • Support and help staff
  • Carry out other important functions in the school when requested
  • The prefect's role is an important one 
  • Prefect Duties
  • To be loyal to the school at all times. This means being loyal to the teachers and ancillary staff.
  • To represent all students in the school.
  • To be available to attend meetings and carry out duties.
  • To take part in a rota of Prefects to patrol the school during the morning, break and lunchtime.
  • To check that each room is empty during Lunchtime.
  • To check that bags are being left in classrooms during lunchtime to prevent congestion on the corridors.
  • To take part in a rota to keep good order and discipline in the queue for lunches and badminton in the hall.
  • To help keep the grounds and school building litter free.
  • To report important issues to the Year Head.
  • To communicate on a regular basis with the Principal and Deputy Principal.
  • To be available to attend Open days, Parent/Teacher Meetings and evening meetings, when required.
  • To welcome speakers when they come to address the students and to thank them afterwards

Prefects are expected to be vigilant at all times. It is the responsibility of all prefects, whether on duty or not, to assist with maintaining good order and good standards of behaviour in the school and its environment.

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