Pupil Advocates

Who We Are

Year 5 children in the Spring Term apply and are interviewed for the responsibility of being an advocate. In the Summer Term of Year 5 advocates are given 3 full days of Peer Mediation Training, ready to start their role in Year 6. Advocates wear a smart blazer and enjoy being ambassadors for the school.

 

Qualities we look for:

 

  • To be organised
  • To be a good listener
  • To be kind and empathetic to other children
  • To enjoy playing with and improving the experiences of younger pupils
  • To be able to speak your mind in a polite and constructive way

What We Do

We represent Churchfields Junior School by:

 

  • Showing visitors including parents and teachers round the school and explaining our school’s aims and ideas.
  • Being a positive role model for others.
  • Attending weekly sessions to discuss the progress of the advocacy programme.

 

We help teachers and other staff make Churchfields Junior School the best school we can by:

 

  • Assisting lower school staff and their classes.
Advocate tying a shoelace

Our Lunchtime Duties

We are available for half an hour at lunchtimes to carry out the following duties on a rotating basis:

 

Breaktimes:

  • Engaging with children who seem isolated at playtimes.
  • Solving conflicts and helping pupils to settle differences.
  • Liaise and assist the Midday staff where ever possible.

 

Wet play:

  • Assist a lower school class to encourage constructive activities.

News

Members

I think I will be a good advocate because I love to help people. I promise I will be fair in mediation and round the school. I love talking to younger children and telling them about Churchfields. I will be determined to help the school and make it a better space.

I think I should be an advocate because I want to help younger pupils with their problems. I am responsible and collaborative. When the time comes, I want to teach the year 5 advocates about their new privileges and duties. I want to make this school amazing and peaceful I really want to be an advocate because it helps me to be more mature.

I think that I would make an excellent Churchfields’ Pupil Advocate because I’m trustworthy and polite. I am a compassionate so I don’t shout when someone does something wrong. I like to talk to the younger pupils in the school and I want to be able to encourage them to become advocates themselves one day. Most of all, if I know why something is wrong, I want to help fix the problem.

I would like to be an advocate because I would show empathy for older and younger peers. I would be polite and not raise my voice; I would show visitors around the school and be a role model to them. I can respect others and their opinions.

I like being an advocate because we get to do loads of duties to help out the school and you get to wear a blazer which prepares us for Year 7. I also love being an advocate because we get to teach the next cohort of advocate, who are currently in Year 5. I also love the privileges
and helping people out.

I think I would be a very excellent advocate because I will help children with problems if needed. I will also give a positive attitude to the morning. I am very polite reliable and impartial. I also really enjoy being a pupil advocate.

I would like to be an advocate because I really like my school and helping year 3. I like caring in mediation and when I’m doing my duties. Also, I really like sitting on the mat with my friends and also other advocates. I like helping children, talking and bringing positivity to the school.

I would like to be an advocate because I really love to help new Year 3s and I am very good at being a role model by showing respect. As I have done jobs previously, I know the responsibility that’s involved.

I think that I will make a good advocate because I like to help out around the school.

I think that I will make an excellent Churchfields Advocate because I love helping others and I love my school. I really like the teachers and I really like to help them.

I think that I should be a pupil advocate because I like helping people and being a role model to other people. In addition, I am very good at being collaborative.

I think that I will make an excellent Churchfields Advocate because I want to make the school a better place and help out and lunch time. Through mediation I could solve problems.

I think I would be a perfect pupil advocate because I want to help others if they are upset I am also wanting to do a cake sale to raise money for charity. I want to promote positive attitudes to learning so I really want to make sure that the Years 5, 6, 4 and get in to lunch really quick so that can be back in their classrooms in time for afternoon lessons.

I think that I will make an excellent Churchfields advocate because I really enjoy circle time in the classroom. I also really like helping the younger pupils in school and I feel I could help with problems such as disagreements.

I would like to be an advocate because I want to help people and make the school a better place. I am an amazing role model and will never take sides. I will show empathy and help people when they are sad. I will never miss a duty and make this school a better place. I am willing to give up my time to be an advocate. I am smart and devoted. I am also a good listener and I would be a good example to any year.

I really wanted to be a Chuchfields Advocate because I love to help other people and I really like to see people happy. I like to solve arguments and I want to be of help around the school. I will always be a role model and be impartial.

I think I will be a good pupil advocate because I am very kind and caring! I like to help others solve their problems. I am very responsible and I do all my duties. I have a positive attitude, I don’t take sides when solving problems. I am helpful and can show Year 3s and visitors around the school.

I would be a really nice reliable advocate because I am trustworthy. I look forward to carrying out my duties and helping train the Year 5 advocates in future. I think I am collaborative and respectful. I will be role model working alone or with others. In my opinion, I will be an excellent role model for the new year 3s. I am responsible when doing other duties and other advocate responsibilities.

I think I will make an excellent pupil advocate because I am trustworthy and kind. I have a positive attitude and can help people with their problems. I am determined and I will try to be a good role model.

I think I should be an advocate because I am trustworthy, and I want to help younger students. I like helping people! A pupil advocate I should be polite, knowledgeable, respectful and reliable. I like being an advocate.

I think I should be an advocate because I respect others and I like helping others when they need help. When someone has been in an argument I am polite and listen to what both children say. I also like helping younger students.

I think I should be an advocate because I love helping others and getting to know people who are younger than me. I think this would be a good job for me because I’m trustworthy and reliable. I love working with others and being a role model. I admire the advocates and I love being one.

I think that I will be a great pupil advocate because I love helping others and having big responsibilities. At home, I love to help my mum by cleaning the car and my room. I hope that I can be a polite role model and an ambassador for Churchfields when we have visitors.

I want to be an advocate because I want to help others and make sure the next advocates are just as good as us. I also want to keep the school just like it is, and if possible, make it even better. I want to make sure that everyone enjoys their time in the juniors.

I think I should be an advocate because I respect others and I like helping others when they need help. When someone has been in an argument I am polite and listen to what both children say. I also like helping younger students.