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Parent Council Members

Chair
Mr Peter Bird

Vice Chair
Mrs Ann MacDonald

 

Secretary
Mrs Susan MacAulay

Treasurer
Mrs Joanna Peteranna

Council Members
Mr George McGhee
Ms Linda Johnson
Mr Archie MacDonald
Mrs Ishbel Walker
Mrs Ann Bird

Ms Lizzie Dorian
Mrs Beatrix Wood
Mrs Norma Netherton
Mrs Shona MacInnes
Mrs Michelle Gray
Mr John Morrison

Fundraising
LEGO Mindstorms
Engineering Club
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The Parent Council can be contacted through the school office, or via e-mail

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National Improvement Framework Presentation
National Improvement Framework Information

National Parent Forum Scotland Career Education Letter

Parent Council Meeting Minutes
    2nd Feburary 2017

12th January 2017 15th November 2016 27th September 2016

23rd May 2016 21st March 2016 18th January 2016

4th November 2015 28th September 2015 8th June 2015

24th November 2014 30th October 2014 20th January 2014

18th November 2013 2nd September 2013 17th June 2013

22nd April 2013 5th March 2013 24th April 2012

7th February 2012 Chairman's Report April 2011 Parent Constitution

Parental Engagement for SL


Gaelic Medium Education

Gaelic Medium Education in the Western Isles

What are the advantages of being bilingual?
Research shows that children who understand more than one language are able to think more flexibly and creatively. There are definite economic advantages later on when your child is looking for a job, as more employers today ask for bilingual skills than ever before.

It can help to build a bridge between generations, if grandparents, family or community members speak Gàidhlig. A bilingual person can communicate with a wider variety of people than a person who can speak only one language.

It provides the opportunity to experience two different cultures. In Gaelic-speaking areas, it gives people the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of community life. Some research has even indicated that being bilingual may help to keep the brain sharper for longer.


Western Isles Youth Services - Young Scott
The Young Scott, Western Isles Youth Services website provides infomation and links to other youth associated organisations in the area.


Sports Concus

Sport Concussion Awareness
Information about raising awareness of concussion amongst children and young people taking part in sport and physical activity and, specifically, how to identify the signs of concussion and what to do about it. Click on the leaflet on the right for further information.


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Safe Summer In Scotland
Click above for a PDF with links and information to help people to get the most out of the summer without taking risks. Click on the sun icon on the right to go to NHS Inform.


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The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
Take an interest in what your child is accessing online. CEOP offers advice to parents and young people on safe and responsible use of social media.


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SCHOLAR – Online Learning Materials
For SCHOLAR information for parents click here. To visit the website please click the SCHOLAR link on the right.

For access as a parent, please contact Brenda Laidlaw at B.Laidlaw@hw.ac.uk who will provide you with a parent password.

The SCHOLAR materials are more appropriate for pupils studying courses at Intermediate 2, National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher who are normally in years 4, 5 and 6. It may be helpful for the parents of younger pupils to familiarise themselves with this useful resource as their child prepares for the senior phase.

All pupils in years 4, 5 and 6 who study Scholar subjects have been allocated a password to enable them to make use of SCHOLAR.


My World of Work
Scotland's careers information and advice web service, which helps you explore your work, skills and learning opportunities from school right through to retirement. Get the help you need for the career you want. My World of Work helps you with up-to-date information, advice and tools when you need it most:

Subject choices – understand your strengths and make better choices about your subject choices and future career
Leaving school – find a career that interests you and understand the skills you need to get the job you want
Exam results – straight into a job or onto further learning? Whatever your grades find help in planning your next steps
Preparing for a job – discover Scotland’s industries, search for jobs, build your CV and practice for interviews
Modern Apprenticeships – why not earn as you learn? Find out what apprenticeships are available in Scotland and how they work

Get the help you need for the career you want.

My World of Work is delivered by Skills Development Scotland, the national skills body which supports the people and businesses of Scotland.


Machair Life

Machair Life Project


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