Parent Council

Kilsyth Academy has a very active Parent Council.

Parent Members:

Matt Bendoris (Chair)

Margaret Armstrong (Vice-chair)

Wendy Dunsmore (Secretary)

Jennifer Ballantyne (Treasurer)

Sharon Grant

Val McRae

Louise Chambers

Vicky Brady

Lee Moodie

Staff Members:

Catherine Kay


The Head Teacher is the professional adviser to the Parent Council and is entitled to attend all meetings.

Parent Members are elected annually, in September, at the AGM of the Parent Forum. Meetings of the Parent Council are open to members of the public.

The Parent Councilís rights and duties include:

  • supporting the work of the school;
  • representing the views of parents;
  • consulting with parents and reporting back to the Parent Forum on matters of interest;
  • promoting contact between the school, parents, pupils, and the wider community;
  • improving home-school partnerships and facilitating parental involvement;
  • fundraising
  • taking part in the selection of senior promoted staff;
  • receiving reports from the Head Teacher and Education Authority; and
  • receiving an annual budget for administration, training and other expenses.

The remaining meeting dates for 2017/18 are: 30th January 2018, 22 March 2018, 23rd April 2018 and 7th June 2018. All meetings start at 7.00pm and last approximately 1 1/2 Hours.

Kilsyth Academy
Kilsyth Academy

G65 9NF

Tel: 01236 632157
Email: The school office

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