From recycling waste to improving surroundings, school councils across the UK are working to reduce their school’s carbon footprint. We want to hear from you about how your school council brought about changes to the environment!
How does your school council influence decisions? Tell us about democracy in your school in under 100 words and be in with a chance of being featured on our homepage.
What has your school council been working on? Tell us about your project in 250-400 words and we could feature your school council on our blog – don’t forget to send us an image!
Celebrate the achievements of your school council.
It's easy to enter - just tell us about the difference you made in your school or community.
The size of your project doesn’t matter. It could be anything from increasing the number of recycling bins in your school to campaigning to save local wildlife.
What matters is that your school council's efforts led to a positive change.
The deadline for entries is Monday 16 May 2016.
A winning school council will be awarded in each of four age categories:
Congratulations to winning schools and well done to all schools that entered this year. Keep up the good school council work!
The Speaker, the Rt. Hon. John Bercow MP, talks about his role and the importance of the Speaker’s School Council Awards.