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Broughton High PC reminders

Welcome back to everyone now that the new term is properly underway!

We’d like to especially welcome parents and carers who are new to the school this year.  Remember our FAQ page on broughtonhighpc.org may have the answers to all your questions, and if they are not up there, you can e-mail Claire at:  askaparent@broughtonhighpc.org and our team will endeavour to help!  Obviously we can’t give advice for individual pupils, but hopefully we can point you in the right direction.

September is going to be busy so here are some dates for your diary –

Thursday 5th September – first Broughton Association meeting of the new school year (Waitrose Community Room from 7-8pm)

Wednesday 11th September – Parent Social and Parent Council AGM – 6pm in the school staff room.  A chance to meet other parents over a glass of wine and hear presentations from the school’s senior leadership team.

Wednesday 25th September – PC meeting, 6pm in the staff room

Thursday 26th September – Quiz Night!  More details to be announced soon

If you’d like to get involved and help support your child’s school, or would just like the opportunity to find out more and meet other parents, do join us!

July and August 200 Club draws

A double bill of 200 Club draws this week, for July and August.  Congratulations to the lucky winners, who will get to top up their holiday funds now that the schools are back.

200 Club July 2019200 Club August 2019

If you would like to help with the 200 Club (one evening per month) or sign up, e-mail Colin Gilbert at: 200Club@broughtonhighpc.org

 

Save the date: Quiz Night Thursday 26th September

Broughton High School Association are planning a parents’ social Quiz Night on Thursday 26th September at Dean Bowling Club, Comely Bank.

Full details are still to be confirmed, but you can start swotting now!  If you’d like to help out on the night, or with planning beforehand, please e-mail the BHSA team at: bhsassociation@gmail.com .

June 2019 200 Club Draw

Never mind the Euromillions – who are the lucky winners of this month’s 200 Club draw?

Join the 200 Club to take part – minimum commitment is just £4 per month.  All profits are shared proportionately between the Broughton High School Association and Friends of Stockbridge Primary, raising valuable funds to support pupils.  To find out more or join the club, e-mail Colin Gilbert at: 200club@broughtonhighpc.org .

Congratulations to all of this month’s winners!

200 Club Draw Results
Draw Date : June 2019
Income : £216.00
Profit : £130.00
Place Number Prize School Name
1st 16 £30.00 B Ms J Brown
2nd 290 £20.00 B Ms A Webster
3rd 93 £14.00 B Ms F Ferguson
4th 159 £12.00 S A Franks
5th 333 £10.00 B Mr D Martin
Total : £86.00

New FAQs page and Ask a Parent e-mail

There is a lot for parents and carers to learn when their child starts High School!  We have set up a new FAQ page on the Parent Council website (broughtonhighpc.org) which will answer some of the questions people new to the school might have, e.g:

Who do I contact if I need to speak to someone about my child?

What are the different classes – tutor group, point and sets?

How will I find out about my child’s progress?

The school’s website, social media and the new app all provide information, but sometimes you just want to ask another parent!  Unlike at primary school, we don’t have the same opportunities to bump into each other at the school gate, so the PC have set up an e-mail service.  E-mail:

askaparent@broughtonhighpc.org

and a volunteer from the PC will do their best to help!  Obviously, they will not be able to comment re. individual pupils or staff, but they can offer advice from the parent’s point of view.

Many thanks to Claire Cowell and Lucy Mason, parents at the school, who have put a lot of effort into bringing these FAQs and the e-mail service together!

 

June reminders – Chess cafés and PC meeting

We have our last few events of the school year coming up:

Fundraising chess cafés –
Volunteers warmly welcomed at the chess cafés in the school hub on Sunday 2nd June and Sunday 16th June, 10-4pm.  If you can help for an hour on the day, please contact:
bhsassociation@gmail.com

Parent Council meeting – 
All parents and carers are welcome to attend the last PC meeting of the term on Wednesday 5th June from 6pm.  Hear about the school’s plans for next year, meet other parents, and maybe sample some home baking….

 

 

Parent Council meeting – Wednesday 5th June 2019

The last Parent Council meeting of the school year is on Wednesday, 5th June, from 6pm.  Meetings are held in the school staff-room on the first floor.  All parents/carers are welcome to attend, and there is no problem if you can’t stay for the full meeting.

PC meetings are a great opportunity to find out what is happening at the school and to meet members of the senior leadership team and other parents.

Draft minutes of earlier meetings are available in the “About” section of our website.

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