At John Burns Primary School, we are very fortunate to have a group of fantastic prefects.
At the beginning of year six, pupils are given the opportunity to nominate themselves to become a prefect.
The pupils then put together a short presentation about why they would make a successful prefect. It is always a pleasure to listen to the thoughtful and inspiring presentations from our year six pupils.
Following this, their classmates vote for the person that they feel would make the best prefect. Once votes are counted, the winners are announced, and these pupils will become the new prefects for the remainder of the academic year. Within the team is a group of senior prefects - head boy, head girl, deputy head boy and deputy head girl. These senior prefects represent the pupils in our school and lead in important whole school events, like prize giving evening, open afternoon and the harvest festival.
Being a prefect is a fantastic opportunity for the pupils to demonstrate their leadership skills, and for them to become role models for younger children. Prefects are dedicated to making our school an even better place to be, and give up some of their own lunchtime to monitor and support positive behaviour. They also lead promotional activities for the school, including charity events.
Head Boy – Tom Oliver-Clay
Hello my name is Tom and I am the Year 6 Head Boy.
If you have any issues you can come and find me in the playground where I will usually be playing King ball with my friends. I will try to resolve any problems that you may have.
My favourite lessons are maths and English. My favourite reading genre is Sci-Fi (Science Fiction) and I have an idea for a Sci-Fi book which I hope to write and publish.
Head Girl - Sadie O'Sullivan
Hello I am Sadie O’Sullivan and I am the Head Girl for 2018-19.
My favourite colour is red and my favourite subjects are Drama, PE and Art. I have a passion for gymnastics and I enjoy carrying out leadership roles and duties for the school.
I want to improve our school and make it an even happier and safer place.
Deputy Head Boy - Owen Omoregie
Hello, my name is Owen Omoregie and I am the Deputy Head Boy.
I think that I will be a good Deputy Head Boy because I set a good example to the younger children and I always show my school values.
I love to play football, table tennis, handball and king ball. If you need any help to solve a problem, then just come and speak to me.
Deputy Head Girl - Amaia Agyeman
Hello! My name is Amaia and I am proud to say that I am Deputy Head Girl at John Burns.
I like sharing new ideas and being creative. My favourite subjects are art, DT and PE. I enjoy choreography and performing gymnastic routines.
I am excited about being Deputy Head Girl because I am good at helping others. I hope to bring about a few changes to make John Burns an even better school.
Prefect - Alvan Ngaruko
Hi! My name is Alvan and I am 10 years old.
I am a John Burns Year 6 Prefect and model the school values. My favourite hobbies are football, handball, stoneball and kingball.
I like to solve problems and will be good at resolving difficulties on the playground. I care about others and will enjoy the challenge of being a Year 6 Prefect this year.
Prefect - Valentina Sanna
Hi! I am Valentina and I am a Prefect.
I am honoured to have this role and be part of this school’s community. My favourite subjects are drama, music and PE (dance).
I am lucky to be able to work with all of the amazing leaders that make up the Prefect Team and School Council. My aim is to make sure that everyone’s experience at John Burns is memorable.
Prefect - Amarah Bloomfield
Hello! I am Amarah and I am a 2018-2019 John Burns Primary School Prefect.
My interests are Art History and love to create historical art! I also enjoy PE because I love physical exercise. I am also a really big fan of reading, I like reading lots of books and my favourite book is The Diary of Anne Frank because it all about my favourite subject – History.
I am looking forward to being part of the Prefect Team this year and will be a good role model to the infants.
Prefect - Sasha Oliver-Clay
Hello, my name is Sasha Oliver-Clay.
I am a prefect. My favourite subjects are English, History and PE; my favourite after-school club is gymnastics. As a prefect, it is very important to me that I can be a role model, kind and fair. I try to help people as much as I can, and I will try to do this at break times and in the dinner hall.
I love to read and write. My favourite book is Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell, because of the beautiful descriptions.
Prefect - Haryacos Habtamu
Hello, my name is Heryacos and I am a year 6 prefect at John Burns.
I like children to be happy and like to make sure that they have fun and are kind to each other in the playground.
My favourite subjects are DT, English, Maths and History.
I am looking forward to helping others this year and am keen to make the school a better place.