Abernethy Primary School Parent Council

The Parent Council is an open group for all parents, carers and teachers and our role is to:

  • Support the school in its work with pupils.
  • To represent the views of parents and carers.
  • Encourage links between the school, pupils, parents and carers, pre-school groups and the wider community.

Current Projects

  • Building a funding bid to provide new outdoor play equipment and outdoor teaching space.
    • Equipment chosen by Pupil Council.
    • Obtaining quotes and working with Council to build application.
  • Looking at Active Schools provision of activities between 14:45 and 15:15.
    • Working with partners
    • Funding possibilities
  • Communication
    • Webpage going live on www.nethybridge.com
    • Closed group Facebook page about to be set up
    • Minutes, etc on notice board at the school
    • Meeting with Councillor Jaci Douglas and continued support from Councillors
    • Joint working with Deshar Primary School Parent Council
  • Training through VABS
    • Effective Communication
    • Financial Management

Up and coming

  • Inputting to the consultation on school times changes as part of the Highland Council’s budget cut proposals (October).
  • Next meetings scheduled for the 30th September and 25th November at 6pm at the school.
  • Fundraising and Office Bearers meetings in between to keep main meetings concise.
  • Helping with catering at the Family Fun Day at Forest Lodge, on Sunday 3rd August.


Chair: Ross Watson rosswatson_1@hotmail.com or 07753 362 352

Treasurer: Tracey Borthwick traceyborthwick@hotmail.co.uk

Secretary: Lucka Poyner lucka77@hotmail.com

Minutes of previous meetings

January 2014

March 2014

May 2014

January 2015   –   AGM Minutes January 2015