Parent Councils are the formal representative body for parents / carers with children attending school.
Parent Councils are different in each school to enable them to meet the needs of parents / carers locally.
Parents are welcomed to be:
All parents / carers are automatically members of the Parent Forum at their child’s school. As a member of the Parent Forum all parents can expect to –
The Parent Forum decides how their representatives on the Parent Council are chosen and how the Parent Council operates. Parents / carers are encouraged to volunteer or put themselves forward to be chosen as representatives of the Parent Council if they wish.
The main aims of the Parent Council are:
For more information on parental involvement or to find out about parents as partners in their children’s learning, please contact the school or visit the Parentzone website at www.parentzonescotland.gov.uk.
The Scottish Parent Teacher Council is the national organization for PTAs in Scotland and runs an independent helpline service for all parents and carers. They can be contacted by phone on 0131 226 4378 (9am - 5pm), fax 0870 706 5814 or e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org or write to SPTC, Mansfield Traquair Centre,
15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.
The Parent Council consists of:
|Dale Smith||Parent Council Chair|
|Aileen Sneddon||Parent Council Vice - Chair|
|Connie Sinclair||Parent Member|
|Pam Craig||Parent Member|
|Fiona Parker||Parent Member|
In addition to core members, Councillors are invited to attend all meetings and are given minutes of meetings, whether they attend or not. The Head Teacher has the right and duty to attend all meetings.