Parents Group

Parents Group 2015_2016Braidhurst Parents’ Group

In October 2015, Braidhurst High Parents Council and PTFA merged to create the new Braidhurst Parents’ Group. The group consists of 11 parent members and 6 co-opted members.

The group organises a wide variety of social and educational meetings, with the broad aim of promoting understanding and co-operation between staff and parents for the benefit of pupils. The Braidhurst Parents’ Group is actively involved in fund-raising activities for the school. All parents are invited to join at the start of each session.

The Parent Forum

As a parent of a child at this school you are automatically a member of the Parent Forum.  The Parent Forum is composed of all the parents and carers of children at the school.

As a member of the Parent Forum you can expect to:

  • Get information about what your child is learning
  • Get information about events and activities at the school
  • Get advice/help on how you can support your child’s learning
  • Be told about opportunities to be involved in the school
  • Have a say in selecting the Parents’ Group to work on behalf of all parents at the school
  • Be invited to identify issues for the Parents’ Group to work on with the school.

The Parents’ Group’s rights and duties include:

  • Supporting the work of the school
  • Representing the views of parents
  • Consulting with parents and reporting back to the Parent Forum on matters of interest
  • Promoting contact between the school, parents, pupils and the wider community
  • Fundraising
  • Taking part in the selection of senior promoted staff
  • Receiving reports from the Head Teacher and Education Authority
  • Receiving an annual budget for administration, training and other expenses.

Members of the Parents’ Group, on a voluntary basis, may also have an advisory role in decisions on placing requests by parents in respect of those situations where the number of placing requests for a particular school or for a particular stage in a particular school exceeds the number of places available.

Members of the Braidhurst Parents’ Group are:

  • Mrs C Wright (Chairperson)
  • Mr D Clark (Vice Chairperson)
  • Mrs W Clark (Secretary/Clerk)

To view the Parents group constitution CLICK HERE

Parent Council Minutes

Parent Council Minutes – 12th Sep 2017

Parent Council Minutes – 10th Oct 2017

Parent Council Minutes – 30th Jan 2018

Parent Council Minutes – 6th Mar 2018

 Parent Council Minutes – 15th May 2018

Parent Council Minutes – 28th Aug 2018

Parent Council Minutes – 9th Oct 2018 meeting 1

Parent Council Minutes – 9th Oct 2018 meeting 2

Parent Council Minutes – 8th Jan 2019

Parent Council Minutes – 5th Mar 2019

Parent Council Minutes – 14th May 2019

Parent Council Minutes – 20th Aug 2019

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