School Council

The school council is a group of students from across all year groups and across different backgrounds. We make sure that the students of St Birinus are always put first in decision making, policy changing and the day to day running of the school. We embody the school values of Care, Courtesy, and Commitment in everything we do. We remained very active during the lockdown, meeting regularly online, and helping our teachers know what best helps us learn online. 

Our current focus is the Environment. We have formed an Eco-Council and are working towards making St. Birinus an Eco-School.  We have sent out a survey that has gone to the whole school, and we have published an action plan. You can see the results of these below. We are working towards getting Eco-Schools accreditation. 

We regularly run a ‘Choices for Change Project’ that allows the Student body to vote for the change they want to see. Recently, we have worked with the PTA to increase the number of Benches around the school site for use at break and lunchtimes. We will be rebooting this project in the coming months, so we ask all students to keep thinking what we need to do to improve the school! 

Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument.Desmond Tutu

Student is not a container you have to fill but a torch you have to light up.Albert Einstein


Page Downloads Date  
Action Plan 30th Apr 2021 Download
Secondary Environmental Review 30th Apr 2021 Download
@StBirinusSchool02:26 PM - 22nd September, 2021 We are ready and looking forward to welcoming prospective new families to our Open Evening tonight 5:30-8pm. Please do not forget to read our Covid Contingency before you arrive tonight: Read more Read more
@StBirinusSchool08:26 PM - 21st September, 2021 So proud of Year 8 student Christian Beardsly who presented at Chilton Primary School tonight... Read more
@StBirinusSchool04:46 PM - 20th September, 2021 Our Open Evening will be taking place this Wednesday, 5:30pm-8pm. If you plan to attend, please read our Covid Contingency: Read more Read more
@StBirinusSchool04:41 PM - 20th September, 2021 Reminder: School closes at 12:30pm this Wednesday in readiness for Open Evening. There will be no lunch served on this day from the canteen. Further information regarding alternative bus timetables is available on our website: Read more
@StBirinusSchool03:17 PM - 20th September, 2021 Congratulations to Zachary Minto in Year 10 who will be representing St Birinus in the British Schools Biathlon Championship Finals in Bath next month. Zachary qualified after competing in a recent schools biathlon competition. We wish him the best of luck. Read more
@StBirinusSchool10:40 AM - 18th September, 2021 There's pride and then there's Read more
@StBirinusSchool08:50 AM - 18th September, 2021 The Thought for the Term and is Commitment. This week was my turn and I am committing to being kinder to myself. Hope this helps you or a young person you know! Read more
@StBirinusSchool10:04 PM - 17th September, 2021 Update: The MACs have arrived in Tech Dept and we are delighted! Operation CAD / 3D printing "is a go!". A huge thank you! Read more
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