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 4 parent members and a maximum of 12. 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 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;
taking part in the selection of senior promoted staff;
receiving reports from the head teacher and education authority; and
receiving an annual budget for administration, training and other expenses
improving home school partnership and facilitating parental involvement

Members of Parent Councils, 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.

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.

Current Members

Mr.Stephen Kirley – Parent Council Chairperson

Mr. Jamie Doran – Vice Chairperson

Mrs.Iain Kinnear – Church Representative

Mr. Martin McWilliams,  Mr. Andrew Wilson, Mrs. Aileen Digweed, Mrs. Amanda O’Dowd, Mrs. Lisa McDines,  Mrs.Gillian McCaul

Mrs.Caroline Docherty – Head Teacher

Mrs.Margaret Maria Elliott – DHT – Staff Representative

Mrs. Lisa Drummond – Staff Representative

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.

Copies of recent agendas and minutes are available be

Parent Council Constitution

Parent Council Code of Conduct 2020

Parent Council Annual Report October 2020

Parent Council Meeting Minutes 28.09.2020

Parent Council Meeting Minutes 28.10.2020

Parent Council Meeting Minutes 25.11.2020

Parent Council Meeting Minutes 270121

Parent Countil Meeting Minutes 30.03.2021

Parent Council Meeting Minutes 26.05.2021

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