Senior Council

Who are we?

The Senior Council is a student organisation responsible for the fostering of school pride and spirit among their grade. The Council is tasked with organising senior grade associated events to raise spirit within their grade as well as funds to be used towards their Matric year at Fairmont.

Roles and Responsibilities

All council members must demonstrate a willingness to participate in school activities, enthusiasm to assist where needed, respect for self and others and a strong sense of school pride and spirit. A positive attitude and willingness to assist is imperative. Creativity and fun is encouraged!

Duties of the Senior Council

  • Serve on the Senior Council for one full year, from date of appointment.

  • Attend a weekly meeting of which the time will be decided upon.

  • Communicate any needs or requests from the grade body to the Senior Management Team.

  • Organise, facilitate and attend numerous school events and functions often outside of school hours.

  • Set an example of how to be a true Monty by following school rules and displaying the school's core values.

  • The Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson will also attend a weekly meeting with the student leadership executives.

Annual Senior Council Events and Responsibilities

  • Grade 10 Dance

  • Grade 11 Winter Semi-Formal Dance

  • Grade 12 Events:

    • Kick-Off Day

    • Matric Theme Day

    • Matric Day

    • Career Day

    • Valedictory

    • Matric Bathroom doors

    • Matric Badges

  • Date Night Picnic

  • Senior Citizen's Show and Tea

  • Yearly Grade Themes

  • Yearly Grade Assemblies

  • Grade Notice Boards

Members are expected to attend various school events in order to encourage school spirit among their peers.

Structure of the Senior Council

The Senior Council will consist of 20 learners:

5 Grade 10 learners

5 Grade 11 learners

10 Grade 12 learners

It will be lead by a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson as well as the teachers in charge, Mrs Adri Van Niekerk, Mr Phillip Louw and Miss Jessica Hancock.