Category Archives: Parental Information

Parent Council Meeting

Dear Parents and Carers,

You are all welcome to the next Parent Council meeting:

  • Date: Wednesday 15th March
  • Time: 18:30 to 20:00
  • Place: Social Subjects 3 Classroom

The main items on the agenda will be:

  • Parent-school communication. How could communication between the school and parents be made more effective? How can we help support our children’s study?
  • Proposal for a book club run by parents
  • Understanding the School Finances – a presentation from the school business manager Peter Luke
  • Pupil Equity Premium – The Scottish Government has recently awarded schools a Pupil Equity Premium. Do we have ideas or views on how Drummond’s Pupil Equity Premium should be spent?

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/scottish-government-announces-schools-to-receive-pupil-equity-fund-cash

Other agenda items:

We will also have our usual headteacher’s report and an update on Parent Council Work, including how we can help at the School Open Evening on 28th March.

There will be tea, coffee and biscuits.

To find the Social Subjects 3 room: from the entrance hall, turn right along the main corridor. Social Subjects 3 is on the right hand side of the corridor.

If you can’t get to the meeting, but would like to comment on the consultation, please let me know by emailing drummond.parent.council@gmail.com

If you’d like to stay in contact, please follow us on twitter: @DCHSparents or ask to join our email group.

Meetings in 2017

Our full list of meetings this year is:

  • Wednesday 15th March at 18:30 to 20:00
  • AGM on Wednesday 24th May at 18:30 to 20:00

It would be great to see you at any or all of them.

Best Wishes,

David, Chair, Drummond Community High School Parent Council

 

Parent Council Meeting Agenda

The next meeting of Drummond Parent Council is on Wednesday 16th March from 6:30pm to 8pm in the school staff room.   As usual, all parents & carers are welcome and there will be tea, coffee and biscuits.

The agenda is:

  • Apologies
  • Matters arising
  • Update on drugs awareness raising sessions for parents/carers
  • Head Teacher’s Report
  • Update on sponsorship for practical lessons
  • Review of Parent Council Fairtrade Cafe
  • Planning for AGM on Wednesday 25th May
  • Update on Head Teacher recruitment
  • Any other business

If you’d like to raise any issues with the Parent Council, please contact us by email drummond.parent.council@gmail.com or leave a message with the school office.

Spring Programmes, Activities and Groups booklet for Parents and Carers in North East Edinburgh

Please find a link to the Spring Programmes, Activities and Groups booklet for Parents and Carers in North East Edinburgh: PACS Booklet NE January 2016 (PDF, 588KB).

All of the current Parenting Programmes offered by Edinburgh Council are now listed on joininedinburgh.org these lists are continually updated when new programmes are planned. Online application forms are available for PoPP- Incredible Years and Triple P and Teen Triple P.

Does your child need extra support to learn?

Want to get ‘In on the Act’?

In on the Act Poster

This Act of the Scottish Parliament is about additional support needs.

An additional support need is anything which creates a barrier to a child’s learning and anything which means the child needs some extra support compared to other children.

For more information go online to find an information booklet at:
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/inontheact

Recognise, Reflect and Resolve

Recognise, Reflect and Resolve
Free Conflict Resolution training event for Parents and Carers
Friday 5th and 12th February 2016,
9.30-11.30am,
Gate 55, 55 Sighthill Road, EH11 4PB

The course which will be delivered by SCCR (Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution) will provide an opportunity to reflect on what it’s like for teenagers growing up and the potential triggers of conflict in families. Discussions will help parents and carers to reflect on the different ways to resolve conflict in different situations.
If you would like to book a space please email  jillian.hart@edinburgh.gov.uk or call 07860 736129 and provide your name, contact telephone number and email address (if you have one).

Parents Conflict Resolution Poster