Wallands Community Primary and Nursery School

Parent Forum

There are regular opportunities to engage and get involved in school life. Meetings are informal and everyone is welcome.

What is the Parent Forum?

The Parent Forum is a partnership between parents and the school. It is a valuable way to share ideas, views, concerns and make suggestions for improvement. 

 The aims of the Parent Forum is to:

  •  work together to improve the education provided for our children
  •  share information, knowledge and skills
  •  meet in a mutually supportive environment
  •  further improve communications between parents/carers, staff and governors

 Who can be part of the Parent Forum?

Any parent/carer of children currently at Wallands Community Primary and Nursery School is welcome to join any Parent Forum meeting.  At times other members of the school community will also attend the meetings depending on the agenda items and what the school feels they would like to share with the parents, such as new initiatives. 

Why should I be part of the Parent Forum?

 It gives you, the parent, an opportunity to get together on a regular basis with other parents to have your say on what the school is doing well and suggest ideas of how things could be improved.

How often will the Parent Forum meet?

 Parent Forum takes place three times a year. The meeting is held at different times to try to enable as many different parents to attend who wish to. The dates for the Parent Forum meetings for this academic year are:

1st November 2023 at 9.15am

28th March 2024  at 2.30pm

5th June 2024 at 6pm

Dates of the meetings and the topic are advertised in the newsletter.

 What will be discussed at the meetings?

 Anything related to improving the school and further developing the partnership between the school and parents.  The meetings will be informal and are an opportunity for an open discussion.  Minutes of the meetings will be taken and these will be accessible on the school's website.

 It is not the forum to discuss concerns or complaints involving individual children, families or members of staff.

 How can I raise an issue?

 Come to the meeting and bring it up during the open discussion, or email the question in prior to the meeting. If you are unable to attend send an email to the school office and this will be passed on and raised at the meeting.