In our recent meetings with parents and carers many of you offered us some very good ideas on
how we can develop the partnership between the school, parents and the community.
We want to take these ideas forward but we do need your help.
All events that the school puts on for the community require voluntary time and effort from those
people who are involved in organising them. It is important that we all take a share in volunteering
for the benefit of our children and our community.
We are ready to get started with this. Are you ready to get involved?
The first step on this journey is to ask for parents and carers to volunteer as a Class
Representative. The Class Representative system is a good way of improving communication
between school and the community so that more people can get involved with events that are taking
A Class Representative is a parent or carer who is able to give a little bit of time to getting other
parents and carers involved. For example, if the school needed some parent volunteers to
support an event that we would like to put on for the community, the Class Representative would
ask for help from the parents in their child’s class. By making sure we have enough helpers, we can
make more happen!
Class Representatives are usually people who come to school frequently to drop off / collect their
children. They are a familiar face to other parents in their child’s class. Class Representatives don’t
have to volunteer to help with all the events that school puts on but they do provide a really
important link between the school, the class teacher and other parents. Other schools have
If you are interested in supporting our school by becoming a Class Representative, please
complete the slip below and return it to the school office as soon as possible.
We will hold a special meeting for all parents / carers who are interested in working with the school
as a Class Representative on Monday 28th November at 9am.
I will contact you soon to confirm the meeting.
I look forward to meeting with you.
Assistant Head teacher
My name: ……………………………………………………
I am interested in becoming a Class Representative.
I will be attending the meeting on Monday 28th November at 9am.
I am unable to attend the meeting on Monday 28th November at 9am.
Name / s of child / children: …………………………………………….. Class:
Phone number :