A school's parent forum automatically includes every parent/carer with a child enrolled at the school. Parent forums are a way for schools to encourage more parents to get involved in school life. They are informal groups where parents can raise issues, be consulted on school policy and give their views.
As a member, you have:
In all schools, parents and carers have set up a Parent Council to make their views known, and to work closely with the management team to support the improvement of the school.
As a member of the parent forum, you have an important role in working closely with the Parent Council by:
If you would like to know more about your school's parent forum please contact your child's school.
Parents as Partners in Their Children's Learning: Toolkit, Section 7: The Parent Forum and the Parent Council - Practical toolkit to help parents understand Parent Forums and Parent Councils.
Family Matters Parenting Agreement for Scotland - Part of the Parenting Agreement for Scotland pack aimed at separating parents, which outlines what the law expects parents, guardians and others to do for children.
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