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Maddiston Primary School Parent Council

Welcome to the Maddiston Primary Parent Council website. This is where you can stay up to date with the latest information and decisions from the Parent Council. You can signup to our newsletter to receive updates by email and contact us through this website.

Our next Meeting takes place on Thursday 6th December at 6:30pm.

FC Budget

In light of the proposed budget cuts, there has been an increase in parents/carers interested in attending our next Parent Council Meeting. As with all Parent Council meetings, all parents/carers of Maddiston Nursery/Primary/Timezone are welcome to attend our next meeting on Thursday 6th December at 18.30 in the staff room; however to make this more manageable, if you do not regularly attend the Parent Council, please can you indicate below if you are interested in attending our next meeting. If you are unable to attend but would like to share your thoughts and questions, you can do so by contacting us via this page, email or by speaking with our co-chairs Karen Edwards and Sobia McGuire. Our co-chairs will be attending two meetings about proposed budget cuts for Parent Council chairs, firstly on Monday 26th November then on Tuesday 4th December, we will feed back to you on the outcomes. Thank you for your continued support.

 

We are always keen to get new parents on board to keep it fresh and interesting. Your Parent Council is a group of parents who represent parent views and work in partnership with school staff and the local authority to achieve the best for all pupils.  Having a Parent Council allows the collective view of parents to be represented on matters such as the quality and standards of education at your child’s school and other matters of interest.  Local councillors attend our meetings on a regular basis which provides a useful link to local authority priorities.  The Parent Council meet approximately 6 times per year.

Our Head Teacher Mrs Claire McGlynn will continue to bring change and an opportunity to strengthen the wider school community.

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact our Clerk on 0785 982 6119, alternatively send a message to us via our email address.

 Parents have an important role to play in helping their child’s learning and development at home. Read more in Education Scotland's new Learning at Home Review https://t.co/dboof88g5T pic.twitter.com/0SqdrUSfTl

— Education Scotland (@EducationScot) August 24, 2018

Earlier this year Johnny Bannerman, Falkirk Council’s Active Schools Co-ordinator came to speak with the Parent Council. The goal of Active Schools is to provide more high quality opportunities to participate in sport within schools.

The Active Schools Team are looking for Parent/Carer Volunteers to support the Active Schools programme within the school. All volunteers will be offered training and supported by the Active Schools Coordinator. Interested Parents/Carers can contact Johnny direct johnny.bannerman@falkirkcommunitytrust.org.uk  or 01324 590924. No experience required and time is very flexible.

Falkirk Council are looking for feedback from local residents as to spending priorities over the coming years.  Please feel free to complete the survey via the link below, copy and paste into your browser:

https://say.falkirk.gov.uk/corporate-housing-services/choices-challenges-budget-consultation-2018/

 

Future Meeting Dates

All meetings start at 6:30pm in the staff room:

Monday 21st January 2019
Monday 11th March 2019
Monday 29th April 2019
Monday 10th June 2019

 

 

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