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School Council

Dolphin School aims to foster in children a sense of social, environmental and political awareness, combined with the confidence to articulate areas of school life they want to develop and wider community and global issues to be involved with.

Dolphin’s School Council may hark back to Classical times, using Athenian principles of democratic representation, however its vision is firmly focused on the future. Chaired by a Year 8 pupil, the voice of the children is currently represented by members of the Middle and Upper Schools. Meetings take place weekly with an open agenda, led by child-based discussion, brought to the School Council Forum by School Councillors who are selected on a termly basis.