Belle River Public School
School Council –
Working To Make Belle River Public School
A Great Place for Learning!
Parental involvement is one of the most significant factors contributing to a child’s success in school. When parents are involved in their children’s education, the level of student achievement increases.
School Councils - Making A Difference
School councils play a vital role in the education system. They provide a forum through which parents and other members of the school community can contribute to improving student achievement and school performance.
In 2000-2001, the Ontario government took significant steps to ensure that parents, through their school councils, would have greater influence in their children’s education.
New regulations were created that confirm the purpose of school councils is to improve student achievement and enhance the accountability of the education system to parents.
Principals must consult with school councils on a variety of matters that affect student learning.
Principals must consider recommendations made by school councils and report back to the councils on how they plan to act on their advice.
Belle River School Council Goals
Promote the Success of all Students
Promote Parental Involvement at Centennial Central
Promote School and Community Spirit
Provide Feedback to Principal