Papdale Parent Council

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The main role of the Parent Council is to represent the views of all parents and encourage links between the school, parents, pupils, pre-school groups and the wider community. Other activities may include supporting the school in its work with pupils, playing a role in the appointment of senior staff and fundraising for school projects. National guidelines on how Parent Councils operate can be found on the Scottish Government website

The Annual General Meeting of the Papdale Parent Council is held in Term 1 each school year with all parents (the Parent Forum) invited to attend.  At that meeting the Parent Forum will  elect parents  to serve as outlined in the Papdale Parent Council Constitution.

Parent Council Meetings are held each term to discuss any relevant issues raised by parents. Members of the Parent Form are welcome to attend these meetings and minutes from the meetings are posted on the school website.

Parent Council often arranges fundraising events to support the schools through providing additional resources to enhance the learning experience of the children.   Click here for more details

If you would like more information on how the Parent Council operates or you would like to raise any issue please contact one of the serving Parent Council Representatives or email the Parent Council at

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For more information on how Parent Council operate the website is an excellent resource whether you are already involved as a Parent Representative or just interested to find out more.

Parent Council Representatives 2019-20

At the Annual General Meeting of the Papdale School Parent Council held on Monday 3rd September 2019 the following parents were elected to serve this school session.


Office Bearers

Tanya Blowfield (Chair), Joanne Tait  (Vice Chair), Nicola Reid (Secretary), Ruth Drever (Treasurer)

Karen Allan (P1 & P7), Rachal Thomson (P2 & P6), Ruth Drever(P2 & P4), Tanya Blowfield (P2 & P4), Nicola Reid (P3 & P5), Shayron Mooney (P3), Dawn Stanger (P4),
Craig Spence (P4), Joanne Tait (P4), Katie Croy (P5), Jocelyn Tulloch (P6 & P7),
Lorna Robertson(P6), Paula Craigie(P6), Tracy Linklater (P7)

The dates agreed for Parent Council meetings this school session are listed below. All meetings start at 5.30pm and are held at Papdale School:

  • Monday 7th October 2019
  • Monday 25th November 2019
  • Monday 3rd February 2020
  • Monday 27th April 2020
  • Monday 8th June 2020
  •  AGM 2020 – date still to be confirmed
  •  Minutes from Previous Meetings