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Parent Forum

Parent Forum is a route through which parents as a group can share their views and ideas with the academy and for the governing body to consult with parents.

Some of the benefits for parents are:

  • Parents have a forum in which they can come together, share ideas and put forward their views
  • Their active involvement in decision making is increased, fostering a culture of ownership and participation
  • Parents have more information about their children’s education and the quality of that education
  • Parent forums can improve working relationships between the academy and parents.

Some of the benefits for the academy are:

  • The academy is able to develop a better understanding of the views and needs of parents and how they might address them
  • Parents contribute time, ideas and skills which complement the ideas, skills and expertise of the academy staff and governors
  • Parent forums provide a clear route for parents as a group (rather than individuals) to feedback to the academy and governing body.

Our next Parent Forum takes place on Thursday 21st March, 6pm-7pm at the main Parker site. This will be an opportunity for parents to meet our new headteacher, Mr Simon Cox.

For more information regarding the Parent Forum please contact the following staff:

Joan GoodrichParent Support AdviserJoan.Goodrich@e-act.org.uk
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