Highland Council are currently conducting a review of how Highland schools are managed. Parent consultation forms part of the review. A letter and leaflet have been sent home by Graeme Smart, Acting Head Teacher.
Click on the link below to view/download the letter and the leaflet.
Letter Regarding Management of Schools October 2016
Management of Schools Leaflet
This past weekend’s Duck Race raised a phenomenal £397.31 for School Funds. Thank you to everyone who participated and to the Parent Council who organised it.
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Accompanied by Graeme Smart and Heidi Majanen, the school’s S1 class visited the Next of Kin exhibition at the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.
Just a reminder that the high school Parent Council has organised a Duck Race for Friday 30 September at the Achriesgill River in the evening. Ducks can be purchased from the high school at £2 each.
Click the link below to view or download the latest Standards and Quality report for Kinlochbervie High School.
Standards and Quality Report August 2016
Highlife Highland is is holding a 3 hour evening course entitled Safeguarding and Protecting Children on Monday 3 October in Lochinver.
The school’s S2 class is participating in a youth initiative to raise funds for Highland Hospice. Calling themselves the KLB Highland Squad, they are organising a Christmas Craft Fayre to be held at the school on Saturday 29 October 2016.
The high school opened in 1995 and was the result of a long successful campaign led by area parents for a new school. Prior to 1995 area children went to high schools on the East Coast and stayed in local hostels.
This is the ideal time to look again at the film “Puts Eton in the Shade” which chronicles the school’s first week.
The first regular meeting of 2016-2017 was held on 6 September 2016 after the Annual General Meeting. Regular meetings take place once a term. Click below to read or download the minutes of the first meeting.
Minutes – Parent Council – 6 September 2016
The Head Teacher also presents a report at every meeting with information on what is going on in the school.
Head Teachers Report 6 September 2016
The following Highland Council web page gives some general information on Parent Councils.
This page states that 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, parents, pupils, pre-school groups and the wider community
- Report back to all the parents in the school (the parent forum)
- Play a role in the appointment of headteachers and deputy headteachers
- Support the school and pupils during school inspections