Sixth Form Leadership

Leadership
All students will be contributing to the Banbury Academy Community and wider community in two ways. Through engaging in a committee and leading a club for lower school pupils.

  Principal Students
Year 13 principal students will lead weekly Student Council meetings and work with staff and students to represent to student population.

Committees
The Committees will plan and deliver one event per term designed by the students.
Setting the scene: Improving our environment, redesigning the Sixth Form space
Sports and Social: Dance, Sporting events, themed evenings.
Charity and Community: Karcher Accumulator Challenge, community projects
Marketing: Open evenings:  pop up events, social media

Charity Committee
The Charity and Community Committee raised money in 2016-17 for Katharine House Hospice by arranging Halloween events including fancy dress and ‘sponge the teacher’

Marketing CommitteeThe Marketing Committee in 2016-17 represented all subjects at open evening.

Setting the scene committee-webThe Setting the Scene committee in 2016-17 raised money every Friday by selling hot chocolate and cakes. So far they have sourced a microwave, toaster, kettle, chairs and an air hockey table for the Sixth Form.

The Sports and Social Committee in 2016-17 raised money for MacMillan Cancer Trust by staging their own bake off. They also raised over £140 for Katharine House by selling trinkets at the Winter Wonderland. Other events included Bingo, Friday Quiz, Friday Football, Sponsored Silence for Motor Neurone Disease Association and a Christmas jumper day.

Leadership roles that our sixth formers have volunteered for are the school photographer (Zainab), social media guru (Owen) and selling stationery to support lower school equipment and various lunch time sporting clubs.

Clubs
Sixth Formers set up and run their own clubs. In 2016-17 they ran the following clubs.

  • Mentoring AS/A2 Monday Lunch HS1.
  • Orwell Youth Prize
  • Arts Award – Year 7/8 Story Museum project.
  • Library Assistant
  • Book group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Hockey year 7/8 Friday lunch on the Astroturf.
  • Art Homework club T07 after school.
  • Quiz club.
  • Table Tennis
  • Holiday French or Spanish for year 7.
  • Subject Learning Assistant – TA


Student Council
The Chair of each Committee will sit on the student council and the Principal Student will be a member of the Sixth Form.