HPCP Meeting – 3rd February 2016

Minutes from the following meeting can be accessed here:

This meeting will be taking place on:

Wed February 3rd
Highland Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road,
10am till 1pm.
Care and Learning meeting room


Members of the HPCP
Jim Stevens, Head of Education, Highland Council
Ros Bell, Policy Officer, Highland Council


1. Welcome and Apologies

2. Confirmation of Minutes from 14th Dec 2015
– matters arising

3. Communication update – Fergus Weir

  • Googlemail / Google Groups

  • Letter to Parent Council chairs

  • hcpcf.org.uk website

  • Mailchimp demonstration/overview for parent councils

  • Parental Engagement – “reasons for joining parent councils” – Liz Green

4. Facilities Management meeting update   – Jon Greenhowe


5. Strategic Management of Schools meeting update – Fergus Weir

 (Jim Steven and Ros Bell will join meeting at this stage)

6. Highland Council update – Jim Steven / Ros Bell

-Budget update

-4.5 day week

-25 hrs week

-Capping of school rolls

7. INSIGHT presentation   – by Beth Brown – Quality Improvement Officer

8. National Parent Forum Scotland Update from the Highland Rep for the NPFS on current news, resources and developments (Fergus Weir)


9. A.O.C.B

10. Date for next meeting



Highland Parent Council Conference Minutes – 14th Dec 2015 –
Click on the link to download the conference minutes – HighlandCouncilParentCouncilConferenceminutes