Minutes of Parent Council Meeting 5.10.15


  1. Welcome – Miss Struthers welcomed everyone to the meeting.


  1. Present – Ms Phillips, Mrs Barton, Mrs Dennison, Mrs Ramsay.
  • - Mrs McKerron, Miss Struthers
  1. Apologies – Ms McKerron, Mrs Marshall


  1. Election of Office Bearers –

Chair – Mrs DennisonSecretary – Mrs RamsayTreasurer – Mrs BartonCo-opted to Council – Mrs McKerron  

  1. Constitution

Ms Phillips will prepare up-dated version for next meeting. 

  1. PTA/School Council Fund

 PTA are still happy to fund school trips and extras. We will look into Car Boot Sale for fundraising, or attending one a Lomond Shores. 

  1. Treasurer’s Report

There is £313.22 in School Council Fund. 

  1. School Fund Constitution – Up-date & Signatories

Miss Struthers gave copies of audit reports for 13-14 (attached) andup-dated school fund constitution, which was agreed. 

  1. Headteacher’s Report 

School Chaplain – Mr Plenerleith will act as schoochaplain until a permanent replacement for Reverend Sherrard is appointed.School Review – the report should be out by Christmas.Rewards & Prize-Giving – As we are now giving the childr4en weekly certificates we don’t have any to give out at end-of-term services. We are looking at a new award scheme in the school and will keep parents informed as it develops.Curriculum Information – This year’s overview plans were given out (attached).Dates for your diaries - Pantomime Thursday 10th December 7pm in Village Hall. We will be performing ‘Cinders’French – All pupils will have French after the October break and P5-7 will also have Spanish from August 2017.Tablets – Each pupil has been given a tablet in school and will use it for outdoor work and photography.Enterprise – P5-7 pupils have individual enterprise projects this year again. Most will start after the October break. 

  1. Hallowe’en Party

Will be Friday 30th October in school from 1.15pm. We will invite playgroup.We’ll ask Fiona from Post Office to judge. 2x best ciostume and 1x best pumpkin.We agreed a list of games and items required. Every parent will be asked to donate something for party. Mrs Ramsay – hotdogsMiss Struthers – rollsMrs Barton – cakesMrs Dennison – cakesMs Phillips - crispsMrs McKerron - juice We also need doughnuts, apples, toilet rolls and party bags. Miss Struthers will get the prizes from Bonniepack. 

  1. Dates of Future Meetings 

Around Christmas – to be decided nearer the time.