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Parents Council

Mission Statement

The council mission statement is to support the school in meeting the educational, social and physical health needs of children through effective and meaningful involvement of parents as partners.

Objectives

The objectives of the council aim at improving the school learning environment by:

Representing collective parental views when advising the school:

  1. Promoting and maintaining a positive school environment through placing the overall interest of the school and all of its students first
  2. Seeking the views, opinions and cooperation of the School Community in the operation of the school and the programs and services provided;
  3. Recognizing the diversity of the school population and community and encouraging and supporting active participation by all;
  4. Responding to requests for feedback and consultation from the school administration on the development and implementation of policies, programs and services affecting the school;
  5. Providing advice on the development, implementation and review of the school plan for continuous improvement;
  6. Developing, maintaining and encouraging communication between parents, students, educators and administrators;
  7. Promoting and developing good relations between the school and the community;
  8. Supporting, encouraging, and improving the quality of education and the well-being of students in the School;
  9. Raising funds for school equipment and activities;
  10. Providing the means of effectively organizing parent volunteers; and
    Acting in an advisory capacity and as a resource to the school Head, senior staff, and, when appropriate, to the school School general Manager on such issues as:
  • School policy and procedures.
  • School curriculum.
  • School year calendar.
  • School code of students’ behaviour.
  • School community communication strategies.
  • Co-curricular activities.
  • School based services such as transportation, canteen, etc ...
  • Health and safety.
  • Facilities and equipment.
  • Learning resources.
  • Parents’ Council constitution

Members of the Parent Council are elected for a two year term of office.  Once their children leave the school, they are obliged to resign from the Parents Council.