Langloan Primary School

Parent Council

Parent Councils came into force on 1st August 2007.

The composition of the Parent Council, as determined by the Parent Forum, is a minimum of 3 parent members and a maximum of 16.

The Head Teacher is the professional advisor to the Parent Council.

The Parent Council’s rights and duties include:

  • supporting the work of the school;
  • representing the views of the parents;
  • consulting with parents and reporting back to the parent forum on matters of interest;
  • promoting contact between the school, parents, pupils, providers of nursery education 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.
  • improving home school partnerships and facilitating parental involvement.

It should be noted that the Head Teacher has a right and duty to attend all meetings of the Parent Council.  Meetings of the Parent Council are open to members of the public.

Parents as Partners- The purpose and role of parent councils.

Current Members- 2020/21

Chairperson- James Conn

Vice Chairperson- Kirsten McLachlan

Treasurer- Danielle Goldie

Gillian Porter

Gemma Burke

Annalena Van Dall

Fiona Grabiec

Karen Rowell

Jacqueline Sangster

Fiona Conaghan

Lorna Silcock

Lisa Equi

Anne Therese McFarlane

Elaine McGoldrick

Margaret McMillan

Charlene McDougall

Staff Members

Head Teacher- Aileen Ronald

Principal Teacher- Elaine Paterson

Acting Principal Teacher- Janice Burrows


All parents’ and carers are welcome to contact the school, or any member of the Parent Council, should they have a particular issue, idea or concern they would like to raise.


Date of Next Parent Council Meeting

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all Parent Council meetings will take place online.  We will notify you of our first meeting as soon as we can.

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