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Our Trust of Schools

Student leadership

 Our aim: 

 To encourage students to take an active role in their school community, to help grow confidence, develop skills and improve the environment stakeholders learn, work and live in.​

At West Exe School, we place a key emphasis on empowering our students and encourage them to take on leadership roles within the school.  

Leadership Opportunity include:   

  • Equality for All ​
  • Green team ​
  • MP (Students voice + Student Panel ) ​
  • Prefect team​
  • Tour guides​
  • Primary mentors ​
  • Library team ​
  • Anti-bullying ambassadors​
  • Well-being ambassadors ​
  • Sports Leaders ​
  • House reps 
  • Year 8 reception team​

School Parliament

At West Exe we are committed to responding to the views and ideas of our students.

Our School Parliament is chaired by the Head Boy and Head Girl. Members of Parliament (MP) are elected from each tutor group, and gather to represent the student body’s views at Parliament Sittings three times per year. The Head perfects then feed back to the Senior Leadership Team, who respond the following week with outcomes and decisions. The MP will then feed this back to their tutor group.

Charity and Fundraising

We are dedicated to supporting local, national and international charities. As part of our House week offer, students vote for which house they would like to raise money for throughout the school year. Students are responsible for the organisation and running of the fundraising events with the support of their Head of House.

Welfare Ambassadors

Anyone is welcome to sign-up to be a Welfare Ambassador. Together with the link Year 11 Prefects, these ambassadors work to raise awareness about Anti-bullying, Mental Health and E-Safety over the three cycles in the year. Students may choose to focus on an area of their choice to put on assemblies, events, drop-ins and give advice.

Green Ambassadors

Anyone is welcome to sign-up to be a Green Ambassador. Together with the link Year 11 Prefects, these ambassadors raise awareness and support our school in becoming as eco-friendly as possible. This may be within the school with technology-free days, recycling initiatives and assemblies, or by giving pupils tools to protect the environment at home.

Reading Mentors and Student Librarians

These are students who have applied to support literacy in our school by hosting sessions, keeping the library organising and supporting pupils in younger years with their reading.

Primary Mentors

Primary Mentors are pupils in Year 7 and Year 9 who apply to work with Miss Lewis to support Year 6’s in their transition to West Exe. Their role includes:

  • Visits to local primary schools
  • Facilitating Year 6 transition day in July
  • Escorting new Year 7’s in September to their classes
  • Being a friendly support