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Head Boy & Head Girl

Nominations for our Head boy and Girl usually takes place in the summer term in preparation for the start of the Autumn Term. This is a rigorous process and the children who wish to be considered have to complete an application highlighting why they feel they are suitable candidates.

Job Description and Person Specification

Head Boy /Girl Job Description

Main purposes of the job

  1. To support the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team in promoting and representing the school

Main responsibilities and tasks

  1. Represent the school at certain events
  2. Make speeches promoting the school
  3. Show visitors round
  4. Meet with school council /prefects


Head Boy /Girl Person Specification


  1. Experience of being an excellent role model for others
  2. Experience of talking to others confidently /or giving speeches

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Can say the school rules
  2. Understands right from wrong
  3. Ability to communicate to large groups confidently
  4. Ability to recognise and respond to others’ achievements