Head Pupils and School Council

Both schools have an active School Council that meet weekly to help make decisions for the schools.  They run a school council shop, organise fund raising charity days and deliver assemblies highlighting key issues to the rest of the pupils.  They meet with staff to make decisions and meet with Governors to review policies.

Please see each school's individual page for further information and future plans.

Head Pupils

Following formal interviews, two pupils are appointed as Head Pupils for the year. They work alongside Mrs Austin to monitor and evaluate school provision, identifying next step actions to meet the priorities of the School Development Plan. Part of this position includes reviewing safeguarding procedures and ensuring our schools are safe and happy places. Head Pupils meet at least termly with Governors and feedback findings through written reports and attendance at meetings. This is a very important role withi school and a copy of the job description can be found on this page for information.

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Copdock Primary School

School Hill, Copdock

Ipswich, Suffolk


Tel: 01473 730337


Bentley CEVC Primary School

Church Road

Ipswich, Suffolk


Tel: 01473 310253


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Our Christian Ethos

Bentley is a Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School and has close links with the local church of St Mary's. As a church school we seek to encourage the spiritual, social, moral and cultural development of the school family by embedding Christian values into the ethos of every day school life.