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Parents' Association

The Parents' Association, commonly referred to as the PA, is a committee of elected parents. The PA's principal objective is to serve the school in a supportive role and to endeavour to develop a sense of community within the parent body. It is not a decision or policy-making body of the school.

The PA is comprised of duly elected class representatives, who form a vital link between parents and the school. PA meetings are chaired by an elected Chair.

Once a year, the PA holds an Annual General Meeting (AGM) that summarizes the keynote achievements of the PA for the past year, and allows for questions to be put to it by attendees. The PA Chair represents the parent body on the Board of Governors.

Parents’ Association Constitution



Adam Pyle – Chair (PA & Board Representative)

Bev Beart – Chair (Senior School PA)

Carmen Rieth – Chair (Preparatory School PA)

A Job Description for Parents

The College Shop does stock a number of College Supporter items for parents to purchase. Items in stock are umbrellas, caps, scarves, cushions, aprons, fleece-lined jackets and golf shirts.

Important PA Events in 2021:

Golf & Boules Day @ De Zalze Golf Course – Friday, 10 September 2021

We recommend that you install the School Communicator on your personal computer/device. This is an important and useful communication tool used by the College.

The PA encourages all parents to join the MySchool Programme, as it raises funds for the College without costing parents a cent! Application Form – MySchool Card