The Stour Academy Trust recognises the value of parent forums as a means of having a sustained dialogue with a committed and informed group of parents on a range of issues that impact on their day to day life with the school which affect them and their children.
The 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, led by the Head Teacher and Parent Support Advisor where parents can be consulted, give their views and raise issues. In doing so, 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 school by being asked your opinion by the Leadership on issues relating to day-to-day matters, such as: