Parent Forum

PARENT FORUM - TERMS OF REFERENCE

Objective

The objective of Woodlands Primary School Parent Forum is to facilitate positive and effective two way communication between parents and the school, providing a channel for communication, feedback and suggestions for improvement.

Specifically to:

  • promote the partnership between school staff, its pupils and its parents/carers
  • develop and engage in activities which support the education and welfare of the pupils
  • identify and represent the views of the parents on matters affecting the education and welfare of the pupils

Scope

Specific feedback and suggestions for improvement of:

  • Communication
  • New Initiatives
  • Parking and safe routes to school
  • Parents evening format
  • School trips and events
  • Views on school policies when they are updated e.g. Behaviour/Homework

Out of Scope

Items relating to specific pupils, specific parents or individual school staff which should be discussed one to one with the relevant teacher, Deputy Headteacher or Headteacher as appropriate.

Key Responsibilities of Parent Forum Members

  • To seek feedback and suggestions from as many parents as possible from their respective year group and to relay the outcomes from the Parent Forum as appropriate
  • To attend Parent Forum meetings representing the views of all parents in their respective year group
  • To work closely with parallel members to ensure coverage of all parents in that year group

Membership

To attend one meeting each half term.

  • At least one of the Senior Leadership Team (Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher or AHTs) and Clare Cotton, Learning Mentor
  • Two parents per year group

Relevant parents nominate themselves as a potential Parent Forum Member and the parent with the most votes in each year will be appointed. Membership is for one year. A parent can represent only one year group.

Meetings

Meetings will be held each half term.

It is the responsibility of the chairperson to ensure that:

  • Meetings are scheduled and times and venues communicated
  • Minutes are posted to the school website for all parents to view with copies available from the school office upon request
  • Meetings run to time and active participation is sought from all representatives

Dates of Metings:

9 October 2018

4 December 2018

29 January 2019

7 March 2019

9 May 2019

9 July 2019 

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Woodlands Primary School

Eddisbury Road
Whitby
Ellesmere Port
CH66 2JT

Please contact either Miss Edge or Mrs Moss in the School Office on:

Tel: 0151 338 2260
admin@woodlands.cheshire.sch.uk

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