We are very proud of our School Council. We have a strong group of students who are elected by pupils and teachers to represent the views of all pupils and to improve their school. Within this system, every House is represented from Years 8 – 11.
Miss Herbert runs the School Council and her and the pupils meet fortnightly to gather the views from parents, teachers and older students and various community leaders and representatives to continuously improve and empower Golborne High School and provide great opportunities for pupils to realize their potential. The meetings are a discussion of ideas that inform future plans, propose new systems and procedures for the school and organise charity events.
The school has previously raised money for charities such as ‘Young Minds Mental Health’, ‘Christies Cancer Research Hospital’ and ‘Wigan and Leigh Hospice’. Our most successful charity raising event however has always been our Christmas charity, ‘Operation Christmas Child’.
Operation Christmas Child is a charity that sends filled shoeboxes over to underdeveloped or poor countries for children to open on Christmas day. For some children, this is the only gift they will receive. The pupils at Golborne high school have the biggest hearts and have always ensured they put others before themselves and help. This has successfully led to multiple filled shoeboxes being collected and a substantial amount of money being raised for the charity. Over the past two years, Golborne High has sent 320 shoeboxes and raised £1800 for this amazing charity.
The Council consists of Senior Prefects along with two representatives from each house.