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Parent Council – Arran High School

Parent Council

Our main aims are to:

  • Help parents become more involved in their child’s education and learning;
  • Welcome parents as active participants in the life of the school;
  • Provide easier ways for parents to express their views and wishes

All parents are automatically members of the Parent Forum and are entitled to have a say in what happens at the school.  As a member of the Parent Forum, parents have a say in selecting the Parent Council (the representative body) to work on behalf of all parents at the school.

The role of the Parent Council is to:

  • Support the school in its work with pupils;
  • Represent the views of all parents;
  • Encourage links between the school and the wider community;
  • Report back to the Parent Forum.

The Scottish Parliament passed a law called the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006 to encourage and support more parents to become involved in their children’s education.

For more information on the Parental Involvement Act or to find out about parents as partners in their children’s learning, please contact the school, North Ayrshire Council Educational Services or visit the Parentzone website.

Arran High School Parent Council 2022-23′

  •  – Secretary
  • Michelle Bunting  – Depute Head Teacher
  • Ailsa Currie – Shiskine
  • Claire Jones – Shiskine (Treasurer)
  • Alison Henderson – Shiskine
  • Laura Helliwell – Brodick
  • Susan Foster – Head Teacher
  • Clare Gilmore – Brodick
  • Andrew Randall – Dippen (Chair)
  • Lizzie McCarthy – Shiskine
  • Ann Reid – Lamlash
  • Carol Shaw – Shiskine
  • Sarah Southwick – Shiskine
  • Katie Webster – Shiskine
  • Ross Kerr – Community Rep
  • Annie Fletcher – Kilmory
  • Mhairi Hackett – Whiting Bay

Meetings, Minutes, Constitution plus Other Documents’

Parent Council meetings are generally held in the school Cafe.

Dates of forthcoming meetings will be published here in due course. Also You can also visit our Facebook page (Arran High School Parent Council).


Minutes of Parent Council meetings will be posted here, along with the constitution.