Prefects @ CCA
- To promote leadership amongst students.
- To offer students the opportunity to adopt responsibility.
- To inspire students to succeed.
- Students send in a letter of application and attend a interview process.
- A team is then chosen and announced in year
assembly. All Prefects attend a training day. Prefects learn about different types of
leadership and the type of leader they are themselves. They also have ‘Discipline with Dignity’
training and have the opportunity to take part in team building activities and
plan out aspects of their role. This has
currently taken place at the Kingscliff hotel in Holland-on-sea.
Selection process for deputies
- Prefect campaigns for a week in assemblies and around the school
- whole school vote for the deputy head boy/girl
- Prefects wear a pale blue shirt and a prefect
- Prefect badge
- Prefects sit as part of the stage party in all
- ‘Prefect posters’ are displayed around the
Academy to keep the prefect team high profile.
Roles and responsibilities
- Lunch duty: The Prefects carry out a lunch duty
each week, supporting the Midday Assistants across both lunch times.
- Prefect Panel: This is a discipline panel
coordinated by the Prefect team. They
meet with students to discuss negative behaviour and put in place a sanction if
- Ambassadors: Prefects work as Academy
representatives at all Academy events, i.e. Consultation evening, Academy
- Stage party: A prefect representative in every assembly.
- Lunch pass to use the sixth form canteen.
- The Prefect Pod – a designated area where they
can spend break and lunch.
- Increased opportunity.
- Prefects met with MP Douglas Carswell July 2013.
- Students entered a nationwide competition to
create a film promoting anti-bullying.
Their entry won and they were rewarded with vouchers and a camera.
- Summer 2013, students presented the Prefect
initiative to the Governing Body.
Prefects have adopted ‘Love in Action’ as their chosen
charity. This charity looks to sponsor
children’s education in Uganda and is championed by our own Assistant Vice
Principal Mrs Neill. Executive prefect Ryan Hennessey has organised a sponsored walk
from Clacton to Frinton on Friday 15th November 2013.