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About the PA



The DCHS Parents’ Association is an independent registered charity run by volunteer parents.

We run events that help build the school community, and fund projects which will enhance the girls’ experience of school life. We also support events run by the school, such as Open Evenings, Certificate Presentation Evenings, and New Parents’ Socials.

There are lots of ways to get involved: come along to our events, or join a team to make one of them happen; buy a ticket for our monthly prize draw; or make use of the second hand uniform shop. Get in touch to find out more. Follow us @DCHS_Parents

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PA Committee Meetings

Parents on the PA Committee meet once a month to plan events, and to decide how the money should be spent. Last year we contributed £25,000 to the Courtyard Café project, and £13,000 to the toilets upgrade programme, both of which will benefit all our girls throughout their time at DCHS.

All current DCHS parents are welcome to attend.

Meetings are held at school, usually on the first Monday of each month, 7.0-approx 8:30 pm
Dates for 2016-17: 5 September, 3 October, 7 November, 5 December, 9 January, 6 February, 6 March, 8 May, 12 June, 3 July

Our AGM will be held on Monday 27 March 2017 at 7:00 pm

Committee Members:

David Stanley (Co-Chair)
Lorraine Ross (Co-Chair)
Elaine Herbert (Treasurer)
Julie Laughland (Secretary)
Kim Birnie
Ann Buttivant
Katy Clarke
Sophie Heffer
Jane Nichols
Carla Robertson
Janelle Stevenson
Cathy Vennix
Caroline Russell (School Representative)
Plus two sixth form prefects

Registered Charity No: 289424
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