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Parent representation

Post by KenHo » Sun Mar 29, 2009 9:34 pm

From reading a few of the recent posts, I can't help thinking that there might not be a parent-teacher type body at CH. Is this the case?

For example, two parents on another thread seem to be surprised that the O level system has been changed without any consultation. Is there normally some form of consultation? Are there, for example, parent governors to go and speak to when something serious happens?

I am sorry that I am asking lots of questions, but I am new to all this and have no information about this side of things. I suppose I assumed these things existed (and perhaps they do) and expected someone to tell me about them at some point before September.

If they don't exist, then they should.

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Re: Parent representation

Post by J.R. » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:46 pm

Over to you, Mrs C !
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Re: Parent representation

Post by ailurophile » Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:04 pm

If they don't exist, then they should.
No, they don't. And yes, they should.

And sorry, but who is Mrs C?!

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Re: Parent representation

Post by lonelymom » Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:38 pm

Mrs C is the lovely lady who works in the tuck shop. She usually knows the answers to most questions asked on this forum. She'll be along soon... :D
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Re: Parent representation

Post by jtaylor » Wed Apr 01, 2009 8:05 pm

I can indeed confirm that Mrs C. is most certainly lovely.
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Re: Parent representation

Post by Eruresto » Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:32 pm

lonelymom wrote:Mrs C is the lovely lady who works in the tuck shop. She usually knows the answers to most questions asked on this forum. She'll be along soon... :D
And Grecians' West!
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Re: Parent representation

Post by J.R. » Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:03 pm

And she has occasionally been spotted in licensed premises in Horsham, in the company of................
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Re: Parent representation

Post by huggermugger » Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:25 pm

Time, gentleman please.... :lol:

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Re: Parent representation

Post by lonelymom » Sat Apr 04, 2009 8:52 am

KenHo wrote: For example, two parents on another thread seem to be surprised that the O level system has been changed without any consultation.
I think KenHo was including me in this comment, but actually I didn't say that exactly. What I said was that I was surprised we hadn't had any consultation with the teachers about their opinions on our children's options, for example, if my daughter decided to choose Latin I suspect the teacher would try to talk her out of it, based on previous test results. However, now that I have received my GCSE information in the post I know that there is a scheduled meeting when all the teachers will be present to discuss options :D

Apart from the GCSE issue I haven't had occasion, as yet, to feel the need for a PTA-type organisation. Any queries I have had have been dealt with by the housemistress and I actually feel quite well-informed about the goings-on at CH :D
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Re: Parent representation

Post by onewestguncopse » Thu Apr 09, 2009 9:19 pm

In most schools both parents and staff are represented on the Governing Body. At the moment this is not the case here (as far as I am aware).

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Re: Parent representation

Post by J.R. » Fri Apr 10, 2009 12:49 pm

onewestguncopse wrote:In most schools both parents and staff are represented on the Governing Body. At the moment this is not the case here (as far as I am aware).
I must admit that does seem strange !
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Re: Parent representation

Post by dinahcat » Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:37 pm

Parents have been told that the revamped website will include a parent chat room.

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Re: Parent representation

Post by huggermugger » Mon Jun 08, 2009 8:11 pm

But don't think that you'll get rid of us that easily... :lol:

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Re: Parent representation

Post by englishangel » Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:07 pm

huggermugger wrote:But don't think that you'll get rid of us that easily... :lol:
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Re: Parent representation

Post by MKM » Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:21 pm

I think I'll try to lurk in the chat room, I'd like to know what current parents think of the school.
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