Dear New S4 Parent, Every year we invite you to attend a brief information session to outline what S4 National Qualifications look like and involve. We cover a range of topics and answer questions. It hopefully gives you some information to help support your son or daughter as they enter the first year of […]
The Parent Council is here to work with the school to improve the experience of your children at Craigmount and to represent the views of parents.
We get involved in discussions on many issues, but typical ones include
- Curriculum and the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence
- Impact of budget cuts
- School Improvement Plan
- Review of report from Head Teacher
We can only represent you if you are actively involved in the life of the school. You can get involved by:
- Checking the Parent Council page on the website and sending us an email if you have a query;
- Attending parents evening and other events for parents and speaking to one of us;
- Coming along to a meeting as an observer without any commitment to join;
- Supporting fundraising by buying a quiz or raffle ticket or helping at an event such as The Corstorphine Fair:
- Joining the Parent Council and coming along to 6 meetings a year on a Monday evening.
You may already know one of us in which case feel free to raise any issues with us. The current members with their children’s year groups are:
- Alison Bowyer (Chair) S5
- Janice Reynolds (Secretary) S5
- Vaman Pujari (Treasurer) S3 & S6
- Brenda Cheyne S4 & S6
- Julie Cosgrove S4
- Jane Crewe S3 & S5
- Nicola Currie-Mullen S3 & S6
- Claire Harrison S2
- Gareth Jenkins S2 & S6
- Dylais Mattison S5
- Kate McKie S3 & S5
- Karen McLeod S3
- Jill McPherson S3
- Scott Niven S1 & S4
- Jeanette Ross S2
- Diane Shanks S2
- Gillian Smith S2
- Elaine Sutherland S2
- Phil Wild S1
The Head Teacher and other teaching staff attend the meetings
The Parent Council Annual General Meeting was held on Monday 29th May 2017, at the school.
The meeting was to review the work of the parent council over the past year, approve the accounts and discuss issues raised by parents.
The minutes of the meeting, including head teacher’s report, will be published here when they are available.
After the meeting the following changes were made:
Chair – Jane Crewe replaces Alison Bowyer who has stepped down
Secretary – Phil Wild replaces Janice Reynolds who has stepped down
Treasurer – Vaman Pujari remains in post
We meet 2 or 3 times each term, on Monday evenings in the school at 7.00pm.
Meeting dates for 2017/18 will be published here.
Published on: 9 June 2017
Published on: 31 May 2017
Dear all, Our S5 students approached Mr Irving last year and asked if we could look into an S6 Blazer for session 2017/18. We listened to their pitch and agreed to proceed for the coming year. This is an optional blazer and does not replace the exisitng Craigmount dress code we have in place with […]
Published on: 30 May 2017
Dear Students, As the Seniors complete their assessments and SQA Exams we turn our focus to the new school year ahead. For the new S5 and S6 this will be a crucial time in planning their future and making positive choices about their learning. We have planned sessions to inspire, channel and motivate our […]
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