Category Archives: Parent Link (formerly Parent Council)

Parent Link AGM – Wednesday 1st May at 1900hrs

The Parent Link AGM will take place as follows when the current chairs, Kelly Evans and Nichola Ma will be stepping down:

 Wednesday 1st May 2019
19:00 – 20:00/20:15hrs

Please see below details of agenda items:

  • Anti-bullying policy
  • Communication with school (no more Dojo)
  • Poverty awareness/fundraising
  • School uniform
  • Eco school
  • Changes to reporting and parents’ night
  • Election of new chairs
  • Future meetings

Everyone is welcome to attend, however, if you cannot make the meeting and would like to have something raised, please email parentcouncil@cockenzie.elcschool.org.uk or fill in a Parent Link slip in the main entrance foyer and the school office will pass it on.

Jacqui Mackinnon
Headteacher

Parent Link Meeting (13th March) – Agenda

Please CLICK HERE to view the agenda for the Parent Link Meeting next Wednesday 13th March at 7.00pm in school.  Everyone is welcome to come along.

We are also having a ‘tea and toast’ session on Friday 15th March around 9am if you can’t make it to the meeting on Wednesday.  

If these dates don’t suit and you have any suggestions/ideas/issues that you would like the Parent Link to take to school staff, please feel free to email parentcouncil@cockenzie.elcschool.org.uk

Many thanks 

Kelly and Nicki

Parent Link Meeting – 30th January at 1900hrs

Our next Parent Link meeting takes place next Wednesday 30th January, 1900 – 2000hrs in the school.

We put the kettle on, have a cuppa and welcome any parents/carers along to talk about the running of our school and raise any issues/topics for discussion.  The agenda is attached (click here) and copies are available in the school foyer.

If you’re unable to attend but would like to comment on any of the items or raise anything new please let us know via email parentcouncil@cockenzie.elcschool.org.uk or by filling in one of the forms and handing into the office.

Best wishes
Nicki & Kelly

Parent Link (Council) Meeting 28th November

The next Parent Link (Council) meeting is being held in the school on Tuesday 28th November at 7pm.  Amongst some of the things we’ll be talking about are:

  • School Photos
  • Pupil Equity Fund
  • Staff car park signage
  • Recent Survey Monkey results (thanks very much to those that took the time to fill this in – the feedback was really useful)

CLICK HERE for the agenda.

We hope you are able to join us but appreciate that many people can’t make this time so we’d welcome your views or anything else that you’d like to raise in advance of the meeting.  Copies of the agenda will be available in the school foyer leaflet stand which you can hand into the school office or you can email us with your feedback or question at:

 parentcouncil@cockenzie.elcschool.org.uk

Many thanks
Nicki & Kelly
Parent Link members

Parent Link Update

We were delighted that Gavin Clark was able to join us at our Parent Link meeting last week and we hope the parents that came along found it useful and interesting.  For those of you that couldn’t make it here are some highlights:

  • Aims & values of the school
  • Sense of community, bringing strength from each of its cluster communities
  • Pioneering use of Google Classroom
  • Partnership with Cramlington Learning Village
  • Positive relationship between PL and primary feeder schools
  • Charitable Trust (one of the few schools in Scotland to have this)
  • New 2 Year higher model
  • Diversity & support for learning

Further information can be found in the minutes and via the PL school weblog: www.edubuzz.org\/prestonlodge\/welcome\/learning\

Any questions or comments we would love to hear from you.

You can Get in touch either by sending an email to: parentcouncil@cockenzie.elcschool.org.uk or by handing an agenda form into the school office (located in entrance foyer). 

Our next meeting is on Tuesday 28th November and here are some of the things we’ll be chatting about:

  • School Photos
  • Homework Policy
  • Funding for school trips
  • Christmas activities

We look forward to welcoming you then.

Nicki & Kelly
Parent Link members

Parent Link (formerly Parent Council)

All Parent Link meetings take place in the school from 7pm. We would love to see you there but if you can’t make it and would like something raised please contact us via our email address parentcouncil@cockenzie.elcschool.org.uk

Meeting dates for 2017 -18:

  • Wednesday 1st November (speaker Gavin Clark – Preston Lodge Head Teacher)
  • Tuesday 28th November
  • Tuesday 30th January (Internet Safety talk – to be confirmed.)
  • Wednesday 21st March
  • Tuesday 15th May (AGM)