A letter has been placed in the Documents page of this Blog which went out to all Parent Council Representatives from the Director of Education.
The letter is asking for feedback on options for meetings.
Option 1 – two area meetings only
Option 2 – four area meetings
Option 3 – separate additional meeting for Parent Council representatives for each of the eight secondary schools
Also the letter asks for suggestions for agenda items.
Please refer to the letter for further information.
Feedback to be emailed to email@example.com by no later than Monday, 25 April 2011
The draft minutes of the National Parent Forum of Scotland which was held on 5 March 2011 have been placed on the Documents page of this Blog
Sally Wilson from Imaginate has asked me to forward you the following information regarding an opportunity for Parent Councils to work with them to present performances from this year’s Bank of Scotland Imaginate Festival in their school, as part of their continuing commitment to bringing productions from the Festival to local communities.
I have also forwarded this information to the parental involvement key contact in your area from the SPION group.
This year they would like to involve a selection of Primary schools and their Parent Councils from the following local authorities in their community touring programme:
Perth and Kinross
This year, Bank of Scotland has offered to cover the cost of each of these performances, to offer them free of charge to Parent Councils, to support them in the creation of an exciting community event, while generating funds from ticket sales.
This year’s production is available for evening bookings from Monday 16 – Friday 20 May and from Monday 23 May – Wednesday 26 May 2011:
Is This a Dagger, the Story of Macbeth from the award-winning Wee Stories Theatre Company
Wee Stories’ Andy Cannon will take you on a thousand-year journey from fact to fiction and back again.
Shakespeare’s celebrated play Macbeth is a tale most foul, of witchcraft, deceit and murder! However, the story of the real King Macbeth is a very different tale indeed. So why was the first king of Britain so delighted with Shakespeare’s wonderful fictional masterpiece?
“Strikingly heartfelt and intelligent… immensely classy stuff”
Duration: 75 minutes
Capacity: 100 maximum (dependent on the venue size)
Recommended Age: P4+
For further details please contact Jennifer Cummins – Projects Co-ordinator on 0131 225 8050 or by email at
New documents have been placed in the Financial Matters Page to help Parent Councils better understand admin procedures and to give Parent Councils access to Financial Forms.
Documents added are:
Parent Council Budgets and Administrative Procedures
PC1 – Payment of Parent Council Secretary
PC2 – Parent Council Statement of Telephone Calls
PC3 – Petty Cash Form
PC4 – Parent Council Expenses/Subsistence Claim Form
Any enquiries please contact Pam Scott on 01307 6321 or firstname.lastname@example.org