Supporting the Parent Forum for the benefit of everyone at Linlithgow Academy
The Scottish Schools (Parent Involvement) Act 2006 makes provision for the involvement of parents in their children's education and in school education generally. The Act also outlines the establishment of a Parent Council made up of parents representing the views of the Parent Forum as a whole.
Who are the Parent Forum? All parents, carers or guardians who have a child at Linlithgow Academy are members of the Parent Forum. Everyone is invited to attend meetings and all contributions are welcomed. Agendas, minutes and a copy of the constitution can be found below.
What is the Parent Council? The Parent Council represents the voice of the Parent Forum. It promotes communication, school improvement and partnership. Every parent/carer with a child at Linlithgow Academy is a member of the Parent Forum and can ask about joining Parent Council. The structure and composition of the Linlithgow Academy Parent Council is detailed in the Linlithgow Academy Parent Council .
What are the aims of the Parent Council? The Linlithgow Academy Parent Council plays an active role in supporting parental involvement in the work and the life of Linlithgow Academy. Key aims for Linlithgow Academy Parent Council are:
a) to promote close co-operation and communication between parents and school staff
b) to promote equality, diversity, inclusion and fairness
c) to study and discuss matters of mutual interest relating to the education and welfare of pupils
d) to engage in activities which support and advance the education and welfare of pupils attending the school
Who attends the meetings? The meetings are a mixture of Parent Council members, co-opted members and invited attendees such as the Head Teacher, Pupil Council representatives and staff representatives. All members of the Parent Forum are welcome to attend.
Areas of focus for Parent Council for the session 2023/24: If parent/carers would like to get involved or contribute in any way, please contact us.
How can I get in touch? You can contact the Parent Council either by using the link at the bottom of this page or at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow us at Linlithgow Academy Parent Council Facebook page.
Parents and Carers are invited to the Parent Council Meetings in school in person and by Zoom video conference
If you would like to attend please email email@example.com for the registration link.
Meetings for the 2023/24 School Year are scheduled as follows:
Minutes of the meetings will be approved at the next meeting.
PC Meeting Info
|Monday 2nd October.|
|Wednesday 29th November|
|Tuesday 16th January|
|Thursday 7th March|
|Thursday 25th April|
|Tuesday 4th June.|
AGM AGENDA (Tuesday 12th September 2023)
AGM DRAFT MINUTES (Tuesday 12th September 2023)
Vacancies on the Parent Council are filled at the AGM. Please take this chance to get involved. If you would like to join the Parent Council, please put your name forward by email or in person at the AGM. For more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org