Patron Parents – COORDINATOR: Shandel Flynn (Assistant Principal – Religious Education (Ph. 07 5510 0055 )
‘Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it’Hebrews 13:2
What is the Patron Parent network?The Patron Parent Network has been running very successfully in the school since 2001. The goals of the Patron Parent network are:
Part of our school’s Mission Statement is to work in partnership with parents, care givers and the parish community. Patron Parents are helping to achieve this aim.
Each class at the school has one Parent Parent.
The basic idea behind Patron Parents is to attempt to make contact with and involve more parents in the school community and from this, to develop a stronger parent base in the school and a greater sense of community at Guardian Angels.
The tasks a Patron Parent can be involved in can be many and varied:
What is a Patron Parent NOT expected to do?
If you become aware that a family is experiencing difficulties, eg sickness, separation, then contact the school Principal or APRE, who will make contact with them. It is not advisable to contact the family yourself, as their privacy and dignity needs to be respected.