Student Voice has been an integral part of Week 5 at Bromsgrove. We not only had the Head Boy and Head Girl ‘hustings’ on Tuesday, but also interviews for the Learning and Wellbeing committees. Following the hustings, the Senior and Secondary Leadership teams spent a long time debating the merits of each student. I am thrilled to announce that Pat and Jade will be our Head Boy and Head Girl this academic year and we are all looking forward to seeing their fantastic ideas for the development of BIST, from the students’ perspective, taking shape as the year progresses. We are very proud of Pat and Jade as they take on these pivotal roles, but we would also like to congratulate all students who applied for the roles, as their applications were exceptionally strong. The Learning and Wellbeing committee selection process also took place and the students who were on the committees last year were fully involved in both the shortlisting and interviews. I particularly enjoyed listening to the students who had applied giving a one minute presentation, detailing an area related to Learning and Wellbeing at Bromsgrove that they would like to develop further. Once these two crucial committees are finalised, we will be ready to continue our pioneering Student Voice work and to be a role model for other schools in the region.