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St Peter’s Parent Council Annual General Meeting 15th September 2014.

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1 St Peter’s Parent Council Annual General Meeting 15th September 2014

2 6.00 pm Refreshments 6.15 pm Welcome and context for meeting 6.20 pm Finance Update and Approval of Accounts 6.30 pm Reports on : Events Items funded by the Parent Council Parental Involvement 6.50 pm Headteacher’s Report/ School Improvement Plan Question Time 7.05pm The Year Ahead :  Proposed Events  Aberdeen City Council Parent Forum and Key Dates  Election of officers  Arranging meeting days and times 7.30pm Close of meeting

3 What do we mean by parental involvement? Three elements: Learning at home parents are the first and ongoing educators of their own children Home/School Partnership schools, parents and the community working together to educate children Parent representation parents have an opportunity to have their views represented Parental Involvement Act, 2007

4 What is the Parent Council? The St Peter’s Parent Council brings together parents, carers, school staff and other members of the school community to support the school. Its aims are:  to create a welcoming and inclusive school  to promote partnership  to have Gospel values at the heart of all we do  to identify and represent parents' views  to support our children's education in practical ways and fundraise  to apply for and obtain grants to support the school

5 Collaboration and representation A school is good to the extent that… A school is excellent to the extent that… It consults parents on key issues relating to school life and provision. What parents think is important for the school and for their own children has a significant influence on the school’s vision. They help to formulate and agree with the school’s priorities for improvement. It actively seeks out the views of parents and the wider community on its strengths and areas for development. It consults effectively with parents on the improvements and changes it is planning. It asks them for formal feedback on specific events, the quality of education, school leadership and on the way the school is run. It ensures that parents are fully involved as it implements its plans for improvement. It involves parent representatives alongside pupils and staff in identifying improvements. Parents are confident in contributing ideas, expressing concerns and making suggestions. Parent representatives communicate regularly with the rest of the parent body, systematically canvassing opinions and views.

6 Finance Update and Approval of Accounts

7 Reports on Events Items funded by the Parent Council Parental Involvement

8 Headteacher’s Report Staff updates Class composition Playground School estate

9 School Improvement Plan 1.Authority New Learning and Teaching Policy 2. Our school Parental involvement Meeting learners’ needs - personal learning planning Developing staff capacity Pupil Voice 3. Working with other schools in our area Raising attainment in numeracy

10 Question Time Will St Peter’s get its own After School Club?

11 The Year Ahead Proposed Events Aberdeen City Council Parent Forum and Key Dates Election of officers Arranging meeting days and times


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