Parents, Parental Involvement & Volunteering
One of the defining aspects of our school is the strong engagement of the parents. Engagement is both a highly enjoyable social aspect of school life, and also requirement for all parents deemed a non-financial contribution.
The school works to involve and support parents through regular parents' evenings, lectures, talks, and discussions.
Examples of parents' non-financial contribution include termly school workdays, weekly rotas of classroom cleaning, involvement in the summer and advent fairs, school outings, class picnics, volunteering in the school shop, harvesting vegetables in the school's biodynamic gardens, parent plays and more.
The student experience is enriched by the committed participation of parents who contribute their time and energy in countless ways.
How do parents help?
Volunteering at South Devon Steiner School: Parents serve as Class Parents. They help to maintain the school facilities by undertaking regular classroom cleaning and attending termly Community Work Days.
Events & Fundraising: Parents are instrumental in making school-wide events such as the annual Advent Fair a success. Parents raise funds for the school in a variety of ways.
Institutional Service: Parents serve in leadership roles on the Board of Trustees and as members of the PTA (Parent Teacher Association).
Work Day Dates 2019-20
Every family is invited to attend at least one 'All School Work Day’ per term. The dates are announced in the Friday Flier and also available on the school calendar.
All efforts have been made to ensure these dates are correct, however they are subject to change. Changes will be publicized in the Friday Flier.
For more information
Please contact the school office for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01803 897377.