Happy Birthday LIS Parent Association

Our democratically elected Parent Association came into action in August 2019. We are very lucky to have this team of active parents working together to strengthen the LIS community.

In this past year they have worked hard to create a spirit of participation and action among our parents as well as outline exactly what their mission at our school is. In this time they have also established committees for different interests.

We now have a Welcome Committee – to welcome all new families to the school and organise getting-to-know-you events at the beginning of the school year.

The LIS Parents Sports Club aims to create a space for parents and teachers to have fun by building a sporting community that creates camaraderie between our members and introduces our children to the enjoyment that sport can offer, within an environment of fair play.

Perhaps best known is the PA’s work in the School Garden with their weekly garden work out, Farmer’s Markets, yoga in the garden and other activities in our green classroom.

The next PA meeting is on the 23 September. Join us at 19:00 in the teachers lounge on the ground floor of the school building.

Through much work-shopping and discussion at previous meetings the team presented the following Mission Statements to guide their work at LIS:

LIS Parent Association: Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The PA supports the parents of the school through the creation of a transparent communication system that allows its members to connect with each other.

How is this currently achieved?

  • Classlist App facilitates communication between parents
  • Publication of LIS PA meeting minutes
  • Parent Association section of LIS website.

Mission Statement

The PA works with the principals, staff and board of governors to build an effective partnership and to enhance communication between home and school.

How is this currently achieved?

  • Room Parents (LIK and Primary)
  • Secondary Representatives
  • Board Liaison Group
  • Special Educational Needs Support Group
  • Organisation of annual staff appreciation lunch

Mission statement

The PA creates a welcoming environment for both new and current members of the school parent community and aims to bring the whole school community together through a range of activities based on shared interests, social events and fundraising projects.

How is this currently achieved?

  • Garden Workout, Garden Weekends
  • Sports Club
  • Welcome Team
  • Events coordinator works closely with LIS marketing department
  • Fundraising coordinator liaises with principals, CAS and student council to support school and PA specific projects

We are so grateful for the work put in by our parents and the joy they bring to our every day. Their imagination and self-less efforts are an inspiration to us all. We look forward to everything the coming school year has to bring.

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