School Council

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School Council

The school council is a body of parents/carers as well as community and school representatives.  It is set up to represent the Parent Forum, which itself consists of all parents/carers of pupils attending Lawhead Nursery and Primary School.

Aims/Objectives:

  • To work in partnership with the school to create a welcoming school which is inclusive for all parents/carers.
  • To promote partnership between all constituent parts of the school (its staff, pupils and parents/carers) and between the school and local community.
  • To develop and engage in activities which support the education and welfare of the pupils.
  • To identify and represent the views of parents on the education provided by the school and other matters affecting the education and welfare of the pupils.

Meetings:

The School Council meets once each term, and meetings are open to all parents/carers with children at Lawhead. 

As the School Council is accountable to the Parent Forum (i.e.all parents/carers) for Lawhead School, it will provide a report on issues and activities througout the year via an Annual General Meeting.  This will be held at the end of the academic year, and all parents/carers will recieve an invite to attend via the school newsletter.

Membership:

To function, the School Council has to have a minimum of 5  parents/carers of children attending the school, with the aim of having at least one representative from each year group, including nursery.  In addition there must be 2 staff members, including the headteacher and at least one external "community" members.  

Remember...It is only by volunteering and working together that we can make a school we can continue to be proud of!

Your views:

The opinion of every parent/carer involved with the school is important.  As such, the School Council is keen to hear parents' views on issues affecting the School and their children's education.   

 

 

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