Parent Council

In 2007, a new Parent Council was established in Stromness Academy. Representatives from parents of pupils in each year group were nominated to form the new Parent Council. Since then additional co-opted members have joined.

The Parent Council represents the wide membership of the Parent Forum (all parents of pupils at Stromness Academy), and are appointed at the Annual General Meeting.

Parents who are on the Parent Council are:
Office Bearers:
Chair - Kate Carmichael
Vice Chair - Kate Thompson
Treasurer - Rob Crichton

Carmel McElroy
Rob Crichton
Derek Johnston
Fiona Laing
Helen Wailoo
Jane Beckwith
Joe Horrocks
Kate Carmichael
Kate Thompson
Linda Hall
Lorraine Sharpe
Derek Johnston

Link to Learning and Teaching Scotland

The minutes of each meeting can be downloaded by clicking on the relevant link below

Parent Council Minutes

January 8th 2015
May 14th 2015
June 18th 2015
September 17th 2015
November 5th 2015


January 21st 2016
June 16th 2016
September 5th 2016
October 6th 2016
November 10th 2016
December 1st 2016


January 19th 2017

AGM Minutes

AGM June 18th 2015


Stromness Academy Constitution