Year 11 students appointed as senior student leaders

The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College is pleased to announce that the school’s Head Boy and Head Girl have been appointed for the 2017/18 academic year.

Now the new term has started Year 11 students Campbell McIntosh and Theresa Asante have taken up their roles as Head Boy and Head Girl respectively and will fulfil this role until they leave in July 2018. The school has also appointed a Deputy Head Boy and head girl, along with two students per house who will act as House Captains a further eight youngsters received sports captain badges and will support the school’s PE department.
In order to apply for a student leadership position students were required to submit a letter of application and undergo an interview with their House’s Achievement Leader and the school’s Headteacher. In total over 50 students put themselves forward to be considered for a position.
When speaking about her interview Theresa Asante said “Before the interview I was a little bit nervous, however, once the interview started I felt more confident.”
The Head Boy, Head Girl and senior house prefects represent the school’s student community and serve as ambassadors at school events they are also positive role models for the younger students.
Campbell McIntosh, said “We’re both looking forward to being positive role models for the others students and want to help to school by getting involved in events and activities”.
Alison Davies, Headteacher, said, “As always appointing a head boy and head girl is a difficult process because we have so many students who are superb role models. I was very pleased to given out a number of badges during the last assembly of the year and I am sure Theresa and Campbell will be excellent ambassadors for the school.”