Meet the Parent Council

The Parent Council has elected office bearers and year group representatives. We’d be delighted to see you at our PC meetings or pop over and say hello at any school information events.

Stella Kinloch – Chair & S5 Rep

I have 4 daughters, 2 who attend Hermitage (S3 &S5).  I have been a member fo the PC for a few years being elected Chair in 2016.  I’m delighted to work with the school to deliver a partnership which sees us achieve the best for all pupils attending the Academy.

Donna Hicks – Vice Chair & S3 Rep

I have 3 children, the eldest being a Hermitage Academy pupil. I also have a remit for supporting families. Inclusion and ensuring all parent voices are heard is important to me. I’m happy to meet with fellow parents in any capacity to represent their views.

Joanne O’Donnell – Secretary & S1 Rep

I have a son in S3 and a daughter in S1. The PC meetings are a great source of information about School life, please come along, we’d be happy to see you.

Elizabeth Lambert – Vice Secretary – S2 Rep

I have been a parent at Hermitage Academy for 18 years, my youngest child is in S2. I hope that in supporting the school and each other, we can help pupils look back at their time at Hermitage Academy as a positive and rewarding period of their lives.

Valerie Reynard – Vice Treasurer & S5 Rep

My 3rd daughter is in S5 following her 2 elder sisters who also attended Hermitage Academy. I have been involved in the PC for a couple of years. I strongly believe in the GIRFEC ethic (Getting it right for every child).

Margaret McCairn – S1 Rep

I have a daughter currently in S1. Please get in touch if I can be of assistance and I’m happy to forward on any issues to the Parent council on your behalf.

Tracey Niblock – S1 Rep

I have a child in S3 and S1.  I joined the parent council in 2016 through an interest in all children having an opportunity to achieve their academic potential.

Nanette Clark – S2 Rep

I’m one of the S2 reps, I have two children in school, currently in S2 & S3, please feel free to contact me if I can be of any assistance to you to bring forward issues.

Kathleen Daly – S3 Rep

I am a parent of 2 children with my eldest currently in 3rd year. I’m really keen to ensure all young people get an equal opportunity to fulfil their potential and that I can help build on the engagement with the parent forum to make sure voices are heard.

Claire Walker – S4 Rep

I am a parent to 4 children, 2 are at Hermitage Academy, S4 and S1. I am very excited to be a member of the parent council, to help ensure our children’s welfare, educational and emotional needs are met.

Suzanne McCallum – S5 Rep

I have a son in S5. I have been a member of the parent council since 2016.