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Parent Representatives for Senior School

The Parent Representative for the Senior School Years serves a primary role in maintaining good communication between parents, while also being a valuable resource to the PTA.  The Year Representative also facilitate the social interaction among families in the school community.

The Parent Representative liaises with the parents in the Year and serves as a point of contact for information outside of that which would ordinarily be dealt with by the school. For example, new parents looking for local information, etc.

What specifically does a Parent Representative do for the parents?

  • The parent representative encourages the parents to volunteer when needed – either for activities and events when requested by the PTA.
  • The parent representative passes on ideas/requests from the parents to the PTA.

What specifically does a Parent Representative do for the PTA?

  • The parent representative, at the request of the PTA, arranges assistance via the parent body in a particular Year group in a manner needed by the PTA.

What specifically does a Parent Representative not do?

  • Year Representatives are not to be used to help other parents express concerns about their own children or the school in general.  These should be done directly between the parents and the Subject Teacher/Form Teacher/Year Head/Deputy Principal/Headmistress as relevant.

For the 2020 /2021 school year, the following individuals are Parent Representatives:

First Year Nicky Phelan
Second Year Gail Beatty
Third Year Ros Willoughby
Fourth Year Susan Rodgers
Fifth Year Andrew Hewat
Sixth Year Zuilmah Wallis