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.
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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

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I want to be an advocate because I can empathise with younger children and help them get through any problems they might have. I want to be someone that younger pupils look up to when they are upset. I also think that I will be a great role model.

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I think that I will be a good advocate because I love listening to how people feel and like to help them as much as possible. I believe I will be an amazing role model for CJS. Having an opportunity to do duties for the school is extraordinary.

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I always wanted to be an advocate since I realised what they really were. I have always wanted to help people younger or even older as a duty. As an advocate, I would like to improve the school and make it a place where everyone is equal and supported properly.

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I think that I will be a good pupil advocate because I enjoy helping others with their problems. I also want to make the school better in every possible way and encourage the younger children to the be the best they can be.

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I think I will be an excellent advocate because I love helping people. I promise that I will do my best and make sure that I am a good role model. I also know that I am an independent person who is perfectly capable of doing their duties.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I like playing with and helping younger children. I like doing my duties and giving out golden tokens too. Furthermore, I will try to make the school a better place.

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In my opinion, I will make an excellent advocate and will dedicate my primary school years to assisting other students in whatever issues they may have. To me, the role of an advocate is not just to help other students but to look after the team that makes this the school the best it can be and a safer place for everyone. It is my duty to fulfil my purpose as an advocate and be a role model for younger pupils. I will take on a leadership role but also listen to my peers and the people around me. My life at Churchfields has been amazing and I will serve as best as I can to give back. This school have given me amazing opportunities and taught me things I will take with me to secondary.

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I think I would be a good advocate because I can help other years and become a good role model to others and help them if they are worried or upset. I would be a good leader to everybody and would love to help the school, and have fun and be happy.

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I want to be an advocate because I love helping younger children. I also think I will be a good role model for Churchfields’ future advocates. I have always had help from previous advocates when I was younger, so I will do the same for others.

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I think that I would make a good advocate as I love helping others, including newly joined year 3’s, who don’t know their way around the school.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I can help people and I will be a good role model. I also like doing duties and helping teachers and I will be able to teach the year 5 the new duties and how to do them.

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I think I would be a good advocate this year, because I love to help people and I am great with younger children. I also love doing my duties all the time, which will make the school a better place to be in.

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In my opinion, I think I would be an excellent role model for Churchfields because I can help solve difficult times for younger children. I can also make this school as high of a level as possible. Further information to my point, I will help people with duties and do my own.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I love helping younger kids. I want to make the school a better environment for all the children at Churchfields Junior School. Becoming a CJS advocate is a big responsibility but I am up for the job!

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I think that I will be a good advocate because I will help any child that needs help or is feeling down and I will try to make the school as good as it can possibly be. I will talk to anyone that is feeling sad and give them words of encouragement and help them as much as I can.

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I believe I would make a great advocate because I am patient, I love helping younger children and I am a very positive person who likes to share positivity with others. I would like to make this school a fun, safe and kind environment. I also love doing my duties because no matter what I am doing, I am always helping the school.

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I will be a good advocate because I love helping people and being a good role model. I enjoy the different duties like making sure people are safe in the corridors and playing sensibly on the playground

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I wanted to become an advocate because I want to help and to care for my school. Also, I want to help clean up litter to help the environment. I want my school to be the same for the children who will come to this school next year and the year after.

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I want to be an advocate because I want to help make the school a kind and fair environment. I love doing my duties and helping others.

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I think I will be a good advocate for our school because I can solve problems at break and lunch time and because I could help the year 3s understand our school better and make it a safer and nicer place.

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I wanted to be an advocate so that I could inspire younger children in the school and have others look up to me. A positive of being an advocate is picnics with your friends.

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I think I am a good advocate as I can be an excellent role model for year 3, year 4 and year 5. As well as that, I am also empathetic and can help people if they are feeling upset and have no one to play with. I am also very organised and caring to younger children.

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I believe that I will be an excellent advocate because I am kind and friendly. I also love helping people so I would like to help the school and make it a better place. I have many ideas for this. Also I want to be a great role model for the younger years.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I love to help the younger years. I will also be a good role model to the whole school and I am very understanding in situations.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I like to help others as much as possible and be able to do something nice at lunch time.

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I think I will be a great advocate as I love helping people. I can resolve issues and make school a safe and happy place.

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I think I will make a great advocate because I want something to do at lunch and I enjoy helping people and making them happy.

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I want to have the rare opportunity of being a helpful and empathetic advocate. Now, I realise that there are many year 3’s that need help. Therefore, I am here to reduce the confusion and bewilderment of year 3s and other school years.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I love helping other children and I want to lead a good example for the rest of the school. I believe I am kind and helpful as I want to create an outstanding school, so we can encourage other students to do their best.

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I would like to be an advocate so I can help all of the children in need. I have a lot of passion and love for this school. I promise I will do my best and be a good role model.

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I think I will make an excellent advocate because I love helping younger children with their problems. I can also make this school a better place. I really like my duties and enjoying solving problems for other children to make them happy.

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I think that I will make a good role model to the school and help other people when they are in need. I am very good at interacting with others and can understand how they are feeling and will help them with their problems. If they want to talk to a teacher, I will get them one. I am good with small people if they don’t feel well and I will make sure no one will run in the corridor.

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I really wanted to be an advocate since year 4. This is because advocates wear big, smart blazers. Secondly, I have many friends in year 4, year 5 and even year 3 and I love helping them all. Sometimes, people get hurt and I take them to the medical room where they can feel better. I once did this in year 5. I took a year 3 to the medical room and they actually felt better. I promise to make the school a better place with more discipline and kindness.

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I think I would be a good advocate for Churchfields school because I enjoy being a leader and trying to find solution to problems even when people think there aren’t any. Furthermore, I don’t find being an advocate a chore but instead an activity which is fun. Lastly, I love and enjoy helping people any way I can.

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I believe that I will be a kind and helpful; advocate. This is because I love helping people and encouraging them to be better. Whenever they need help or advice, I will try and help with whatever I can. Finally, I love setting a good example for the school and even before I became an advocate I always helped anyone who needed it.

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I think I would be a good advocate because I am very hardworking and passionate about others. These qualities and many more make good advocates. I would represent the school with any visitors. Furthermore, I want to be able to help others and encourage them to be advocates.

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I would like to be an advocate because it is a good opportunity to learn to be responsible, even for other people’s actions. It is the first step towards working a real job because you have duties and learn to be accountable for your decisions. Overall, it a great chance to do lots of new things.

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I think I will make a good advocate because I like helping with duties and meeting new people. I have also been old that I am polite and collaborative. Also, I make a good student to lead people around the school. I can also help year 3’s with their problems and friend breakups.

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I think I will be a good pupil advocate as I like to help people and resolve problems. In addition, I am help new pupils who join the school sand don’t know their way around, as well as visitors who need tours. I can also do duties and help keep our school clean and safe for teachers and pupils to enjoy.

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I would like to be a pupil advocate because I want to make the school a better place and I really want to help the Year 3s feel part of the school. I am also very hard working and I want to help make the school the best it can be. I will take on this role to listen to my peers and the people around me.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I like helping other students do the right thing and help year 3’s know what to do and where to go. I am collaborative with people and understand how they are feeling. I am always good with young people and my age. I will do my best to try and help them. I also think that I could make the school better. I am being a good role model to the school and pupils. I always listen to students and do my best to help with their problems. I will take pupils to the medical room and tell the teacher. I will give students a golden token if they deserve it and I will give a time out if they run in the corridor.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I enjoy helping younger kids and as well as that I also enjoy helping the school. I would love to make our school an even better environment. School is a place of learning but it is also a place that we can have fun too and I would love to help other people believe that too.

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I wanted to be an advocate because I want to represent the school and treat it properly. I help people who need help and are struggling, so I’m a great role model to the school.

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I believe I am a valuable advocate since I like showing younger children the amazing school of Churchfields! I also like duties since they are a fun alternative to going outside. My quality traits reflect that I am a good advocate since I’m so patient and empathetic, I really understand younger kids and can solve problems in a simple and understanding way. I want to help the school, already as good as it is, I believe everything has room for improvement and in everything I do I am helping the school the best I can.

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I think I will be a good pupil advocate because CJS is an amazing school and I want to help make it a better environment for the younger years. In addition, I think that I am a caring, empathetic young woman. Churchfields has taught me a lot and it has also made me a better person and I want to help others feel this way.

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I believe I will be an amazing advocate because I love helping others and finding ways to improve our facilities. I also would like to be a role model for younger pupils and I enjoy doing jobs and allowing others to have less duties. Less duties means less pressure and pressure is bad for your mental health. This is why I believe I would be a great advocate.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I am caring and helpful. When it is time to train the year 5’s, I will help them a lot. I always wanted to be and advocate because I will make the school a better place and help the year 3’s around the school. I am a helpful and caring young woman. I have a very good experience of other children so I will help solve problems. I promise I will be fair at all times.

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I will be a good advocate because I like helping children around the school. Also, I think I would be a good role model to other pupils and when showing visitors around.

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I want to be an advocate because I enjoy playing with others as well helping younger children. I think I am a great fit for this school because I love making friends. All of the duties are a great fit for me. I like being an advocate because I am a great role model and I love making friends with all the other lovely children in the school.

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I think that I would be a good advocate because I lobe helping little children and I would be an extraordinary role model. Growing up my parents taught me that I should always care for people no matter who they are. They have also taught me that life is not always about myself. I also think that I would be an excellent advocate because I have experience of teaching little children how to play cricket. I have wanted to become an advocate since year 3.

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I would be a good pupil advocate because I love to help put a smile on people’s faces. If someone needed help I would be empathetic and nice towards them. Furthermore I will complete my duties to the very best of my abilities. I think I will be a great ambassador of the school.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I love to be a role model to the rest of the school. I can understand everyone’s difficult situations and I want to encourage them to be an advocate as well one day. I am empathetic and I can gently reprimand younger years when they have done something wrong. I love to help make the younger years happy.

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I think I will be a responsible advocate because I love helping people that need it. Furthermore, I am very collaborative and I promise from this day I will be a role model to the younger years.

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I believe that I will be a role model for the school and be kind and caring. I love helping children and want to make the school a better place. If any children are upset or having friendship issues, I will help them.

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I want to be an advocate to show younger pupils at Churchfields why this is a good school. Since Year 3, I have always looked up to the advocates because they always helped other people. Seeing them do this has made me want to be an advocate and do the same thing. Being an advocate will help me learn how to deal with problems in the future. It will also give me a taste of how I can help in the school and in my community.

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I think I would be a good advocate because I love helping others and I have a positive mind. I am also polite and responsible enough for this role to help the school. I am collaborative with others and if there is a problem I will do my best to help. I am a good listener and will listen to pupils and teachers when they are talking to me. I also never skip my duties band always respect people’s opinions and ideas.

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I think I should be an advocate because I can be a good role model to pupils at CJS and newly joining students. I wil help people with things they don’t know and play with isolated students. Furthermore, I will make the school a cleaner and better place and listen and respect everyone.

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I think I would be a good advocate because I am very empathetic and love helping people solve problems. I also enjoy being a role model to the younger years. Helping the school by doing my duties as well as thinking of ways to improve the school are my key qualities.

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I think I will be an excellent advocate because most of the time I am trying to help someone or mediating an argument. All I want to do is bring the best out of people.

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I think I should be a pupil advocate because I like taking care of people, making sure they are okay and making them happy. I know I can be very passionate and hard working. I love helping people and making them comfortable. I will be a good role model to the years 3, 4 and 5.

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I think I will be a good role model for the school as I love helping the younger pupils and want to make the school a better place. Also, I love doing my duties and giving out golden tokens to those who deserve them.

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I would like to make the school a better place by being a pupil advocate because I like helping people and inspiring people to do their best.

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All throughout my time in junior school, advocates have influenced me to become more responsible and to appreciate the school even more. This has brought me to want to become and advocate and assist younger pupils in the school.

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I want to be a good advocate because I love to help people and want to change children’s experience of Churchfields Junior School. My duties are fun and I love this school, so I want help out as much as I can.

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I believe that I will be a great advocate because I want to serve my community and help others in the school. I think that this will be a great learning experience for future duties in life. I will get the opportunity to show others our school and how amazing it is.

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I think I will be an excellent and extraordinary pupil advocate because I care about the health and wellbeing of other pupils here in Churchfields Junior School.  As I have experience in helping children and understanding their problems, I want to help and make this wonderful school a better place to learn and have fun. I will be an excellent role model and be fair at all times.

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I think that I would be a good advocate because I like to be nice to people and show them that I care about the school and being an advocate is a big responsibility, but it is a lot of fun.

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I think that I would be a good advocate because I treat people fairly. I also enjoy doing my duties and I will show empathy to everybody in the school.

I wanted to be an advocate because I wanted to help the school be a happier and better place. I am determined to be an excellent role model for younger students and make them feel safer.

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I would like to be an advocate because I love communicating. In my opinion, if you feel very lonely don’t be scared to talk about it because whatever was put in the dark is always found in the light. I also chose to be an advocate because helping people is a way of showing kindness. My mum always told me that politeness is key to everything. When my sister was an advocate in Churchfields, she was always honest with everything. This is why I chose to be an advocate because my sister showed me how to be a good role model for the school. I also think that being an advocate is really good for our school because it has amazing pupils.

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I think I will be a good advocate because I love helping people telling them about Churchfields Junior School. I will be a committed advocate and do all my duties. I also think I will be a good advocate because I am a kind and helpful individual.