Student Council

Student Council 2014-2015

Welcome to our Student Council webpage – the Student Voice of Tynecastle High School. The Student Council is made up of representatives from every Tutor Group and our main role is to facilitate communication between students, staff and the wider community.

Our aims this year are:

  • to promote positive change within the school
  • to continue to work with the local community
  • to raise awareness of the findings of the food comparison survey
  • to establish our presence on the school website (here!)
  • to promote and care for Tynie the Turtle – our school mascot
Tyne the Turtle became part of the Tynecastle family in 2013. You can see Tynie at all of our home basketball games and many school events!
Tyne the Turtle became part of the Tynecastle family in 2013. You can see Tynie at all of our home basketball games and many school events!

Previously we have been involved with the City of Edinburgh Planning Department Consultation on Gorgie and Dalry improvements, Creative Conversation with David Cameron in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council, Sainsbury’s and The Bonham Hotel’s restaurant where one of our former students is now a chef.

We have also produced different posters displayed around the school such as multilingual signs, ‘What Makes a Good Teacher’ and ‘What Makes a Good Student’. We have worked with the Parent Council to create the ‘Students’ Choice Award’ which is presented at the end of year Awards Ceremony, and work alongside them suggesting ideas for the summer fair and Burns Supper.

Any student at Tynecastle High School can speak to their Student Council Rep at anytime about any issue. Tap here for a list of the Student Council Reps.

Student Council – Minutes of previous meetings
Student Council Minutes 11 September 2014

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