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Parent Council

All parents and guardians of pupils are members of the Parent Forum and have the right to raise any issue with the Parent Council.


The Parent Council consists of up to 16 members, with at least 2 from each year group, and up to 8 co-opted members, including a representative of the Roman Catholic Church, and representatives of the teaching and support staff; members of the Pupil School Council are also invited to meetings.


Parent Council meetings are open to the public. 


Tuesday 5th September 2017  - AGM

Wednesday 15th November 2017(please note this is a date change)

Tuesday 6th February 2018 (Cancelled)

Wednesday 16th May 2018

They are all at 6.00pm in the Conference Room.


The aims and objectives of the Council:


  • To develop St John’s as a strong Marist school based on Catholic beliefs and values.
  • To improve educational attainment and achievement by promoting parental involvement.
  • To identify and represent the views of parents.
  • To promote contact between the pupils, Church and local community.
  • To develop and take part in activities which support the education on and welfare of pupils.
  • To report annually to the Parents’ Forum.
  • To raise funds to the benefit of the school and pupils.


The Parent Council meets at least once every term and parents are kept informed about matters under discussion.