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LEARNERS INVOLVEMENT IN THE LIFE OF THE SCHOOL

At Fishermoss School we encourage pupils to take responsibility within the school. This allows them to have a say in aspects of what happens in school and allows them to see that they can make a difference.

Some of the ways that we do this are:

  • Monitors – P7 support the younger pupils at playtimes
  • Buddies – P7 pupils are paired with P1 pupils and help them to settle into school life
  • P7 Young Leaders – teaching younger children to play co-operatively
  • Global Warriors (Eco, Health & Rights Respecting School) – help the school become more environmentally friendly and healthier – all pupils
  • Pupil Council – help make improvements to the school.
  • Playground equipment rotas and litter rotas – P3-P7 pupils

Young Aberdeenshire Volunteer Awards-As a school we actively encourage our senior pupils to become involved in the Young Aberdeenshire Volunteer Awards. This is supported by Volunteer Centre Aberdeenshire, a Scottish Registered Charity. The award supports the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence through the development of two key capacities-Responsible Citizens and Effective Contributors. Pupils who participate are presented with certificates in recognition of their volunteering.  Pupils achieve Bronze award for 10hrs, Silver for 20hrs, Gold for 30hrs & Platinum for 45 hrs and over.  The pupil achieving the highest number of hours is awarded the Fishermoss School Young Volunteer Cup.