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 Icon for pdf constitution [698.02KB].

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.

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 linlithgowacademypc@gmail.com. You can also follow us at Linlithgow Academy Parent Council Facebook page


DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Thursday 11th March 2021

Meetings for the 2020/21 School Year are provisionally* scheduled as follows:

At 7pm in the Conference Room. During Covid-19 restrictions other arrangements will be implemented as required. All members of the Parent Forum are very welcome.

*2020/21 meeting dates are currently provisional due to Covid-19 restrictions. Updates will be posted on this page.

 

The AGM DRAFT MINUTES & ANNUAL REPORT 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

 Icon for pdf 30 September 2020 AGM Draft Minutes [666.82KB]    Icon for pdf 30 September 2020 AGM Annual Report [359.2KB]


    Membership

    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 linlithgowacademypc@gmail.com


     

    The current membership of the Parent Council
    Minutes from past meetings if you want to know more
    Some web links that may be of interest to parents
    A link to help you get in touch if you have any queries.
    Information events supported by Linlithgow Academy Parent Council