Partnership with Parents – Parent Council

Our Parent Council meet on the first Thursday of the month.

These meetings currently take place on ‘Google Meet’ at 7:00pm.  Please download this from  your app store and click on the link that will be provided prior to the meeting.

Parent Council

The Parental Involvement Act changed the arrangements for parental representation in schools. As of August 2007, Parent Councils will be the representative body for parents. The Parent Council has taken over the roles of the former School Board and P.T.A. including fundraising as well as a number of activities for both parents and pupils throughout the session. The role of the Parent Council is:

  • support the school in its work with pupils .
  • represent the views of all parents .
  • encourage links between the school, parents, pupils, pre-school groups and the wider community .
  • report back to all parents in the school

Our Parent Council also includes a church representative. Meetings are held in school on the first Thursday of the month at 6.30pm.

The Parent Council Constitution can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

OLOP_Parent_Council_Constitution[1]  (Currently being updated)

Scottish Parent Teacher Council

SPTC is the national organization for parents’ groups in Scottish schools. They offer help and advice to all parents. Our Parent Council is now a member.

Login details are:

Username: OURLADY1 Pasword: Parent Power                                   Website Address: www.sptc.info/

Parentzone

Support for Parents and Carers

Watch out for new pages on Parentzone that will be helpful for parents and carers with children sitting exams in the coming weeks. This will include information about the new qualifications and a guide to preparing your child for exams, which has useful links to sample exam papers and revision aids. We will also be tweeting and providing regular updates throughout the exam period. You may have noticed a new series of materials to support numeracy at home has recently been added to Parentzone. These new materials provide ideas for building numeracy into everyday activities, applicable to Curriculum for Excellence early level through to fourth level. The materials consist of illustrations which can be downloaded from the website and handed out to parents and carers. We are also planning other changes to Parentzone in the coming months.          Find out more in our news item.                                                                                  If you would like to be involved or have any suggestions for improvements to the Parentzone website please contact us at parentzone@educationscotland.gov.uk                                                        Many thanks Kind regards Tegwen Wallace Senior Communications and Information Officer Education Scotland/Foghlam Alba Endeavour House1 Greenmarket DundeeDD1 4QB Tel/Fòn: 0141 282 5373 www.educationscotland.gov.uk

Click on image below to visit Parentzone Website.

Parentzone

 

 

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