Pupil Leadership

Leadership Remits 2016 - 2017

Below are the expectations for each leadership post. Please read them carefully and ensure you apply for the post(s) that suits your personal skills and qualities best.

Prefect (S4-S6)

School Prefects would be expected to:

  • Help at Parents’ Evenings
  • Carry out corridor duties
  • Monitor the S1 Achievement award
  • Take part in the mentoring scheme
  • Link with the House Leader (for completion of form class Interhouse activities)
  • Assist in the running of whole school events e.g. Talent Show, Bag Packs
  • Be a good example to other pupils in terms of attendance, behaviour and uniform

 Charity Leader (S5 or S6)

Charity Leaders would be expected to:

  • Initiate, coordinate, organise and manage ALL charity activities for your house.
  • Lead projects, fund and awareness raising events, charity meetings and house council charity agenda items throughout the year.
  • Attend and report directly to the house council on your progress throughout the year.
  • Manage a group of 10 S3 Citizens who you will work with to make events and projects happen.
  • Aim to raise the most money for your charity by the end of the school year in competition with other houses.

House Leader (S5 or S6)

House Leaders would be expected to:

  • Sustain a model of good conduct, timekeeping, uniform and application
  • Be able to work as part of a team and demonstrate good personal skills
  • Be enthusiastic and able to promote house identity by encouraging pupils of all ages to participate as part of the school community
  • Act in a leadership role to the S5 prefects while being able to support them in their actions
  • Promote, plan, organise and lead inter-house events
  • Contribute to, initiate and lead fundraising for the house charities

School Captain (S6 Only)

School Captains will have leadership responsibility across a range of activities and work as part of the School Leadership Team:

  • Plan and deliver whole school events. This will include dances/discos, parents’ evenings, Remembrance Day events, Leavers’ Ceremony
  • Representing the school and your House at events as required. You will be expected to be the best possible role model and public face of Graeme High School, setting the highest standards in all aspects of your relationships, work and conduct
  • To lead and manage School and House Learning Councils. This will require Captains to agree and manage school improvement tasks, encourage pupil voice and support the development of pupil leadership
  • Promote and lead by example in House Ethos events. This includes contributing to House Assemblies, Form Class Activities, supporting other House Leadership roles
  • Manage, and ensure engagement of, School Prefects in their duties including their role in supporting the GHS Achievement Award
  • Leading teams to undertake the planning and execution of the annual Prom and other optional S6 keepsakes as agreed

Tasks as directed by the Head teacher and Head of House


Important Dates

Tuesday 31st May 2016 

  • Assembly at  form and period 1 to highlight all pupil leadership opportunities available for 2016-2017 for all S5/ S6 pupils

Learn more about the different leadership roles and application process


Wednesday 1st June 2016

Assembly at  form to highlight all pupil leadership opportunities available for 2016-2017 for all S4 pupils


Tuesday 7th June

Deadline for applications to be submitted to school office.  You can download the application form from the link below.


Wednesday 15th June

Leadership Selection Event 2.45pm - 4.00pm Assembly Hall

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