Student Voice

Venue:

Ark Globe Academy

Date:

23rd March 2019

Additional information:

Student Voice

One of the key aims of SSLP is to harness student voice by offering our young people a chance to interact, develop their teamwork, communication and leadership skills. We want our young people to influence the work of SSLP.

As such, we are creating a publication with contributions from students in schools across SSLP focusing on an issue chosen by students and relevant to them.

The idea is to have a publication, working titleĀ The State of Our Generation, which reflects a diversity of opinion and experience on a given issue across the area, acting as a resource to use both within and between our schools.

The focus of the publication for 2019 isĀ The Perception of Youth.

How is this working?

  • Schools have selected independent-minded, self-sufficient students from Year 8, Year 10 and Year 12 (for those with a Sixth Form).
  • Students met on 19th January for an induction into SSLP. The focus and format of the publication was decided and tasks allocated to schools.
  • Students will meet again on 2nd February, 23rd March and 27th April to present and review ideas, articles and features.
  • In May the publication will be ready for distribution across schools, and to community leaders.
  • SSLP Student Voice meetings will happen on Saturdays at a host school to minimise the impact on staffing.
  • Students will need to gain parental permission to travel to the designated host school where a teacher will be hosting the SSLP Student Voice meetings.
  • The publication can be used in a variety of ways, for example in tutor time or in PSHE. It can also be distributed to parents and community leaders.
  • Ideally, we would love this work to culminate in a conference where students present their views, thoughts and findings on the chosen topic to local officials and politicians.

Dates for the diary:

  • Saturday 19 January, 10am – 3pm with lunch & refreshments provided. Ark Globe Academy, Harper Road, LONDON SE1 6AG
  • Saturday 2 February, 10am – 3pm with lunch & refreshments provided. Ark Globe Academy, Harper Road, LONDON SE1 6AG
  • Saturday 23 March, 10am – 3pm with lunch & refreshments provided. Ark Globe Academy, Harper Road, LONDON SE1 6AG
  • Saturday 27 April, 10am – 3pm with lunch & refreshments provided. Ark Globe Academy, Harper Road, LONDON SE1 6AG