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Parent Council

The New School has a Parent Council.

It has the following members:

Jerry Akehurst is the father of Jonathan and they live in Moray, with Jonny's mum, Sarah. Jonny is a weekly boarder in the Grampians class. Jerry works as a manager in Moray Council's Integrated Children's Service and has a broad range of experience of services to children and young people.

Andrea Ross Stuart Robertson's mum. They live in Fife. Stuart is a weekly boarder. Andrea is a professor at the University of Dundee with experience in transition matters (to and from higher education) and skills for employability. She is an expert in sustainable development and is on fast learning track about the ASDAN programme. She is past Chair of the Parent Council.

Anne Hughes is Katherine Burrows mother. The Burrows family live in Perth and Katherine has been a day pupil at the school since October 2013.  Anne works for Perth College UHI as an SVQ Assessor and Katherine's dad, Richard, works for Blackboard, an educational technology supplier.

Morag McIntyre is Callum’s Mum. The McIntyres live in South Edinburgh, and Callum travels weekly to TNS.  Both Morag and Graham (Dad) work in the IT industry, with Morag working in Project Management for HPE, and Graham as IT Manager for a small eco-trading company, having previously worked in sports management.  The family enjoys hill walking and orienteering.

Sarah Maciver is Jamie's Mum.  The Macivers live in Aberdeenshire and Jamie has been at The New School since August 2014. Sarah is a Health Visitor and Iain (Dad) is a Teacher of Design and Technology.

 

 

For further information contact the Chair, Sarah Maciver, through info@thenewschool.co.uk