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Parent Voice

The contribution of parents to the development of the school and to the sharing of ideas about what the school does well and what it could do to improve its provision for students is very important. There are a number of ways in which parents can share their views and ideas:

  • Contact (speak to or e-mail*) the Headteacher directly
  • Send an email to the school office
  • Talk to a parent governor (see Governors Page)
  • Complete the Ofsted Parent View questionnaire
  • Complete our Annual Parent Survey
  • Join our Parents’ Forum (see below)
  • Attend one of our termly Headteacher’s Coffee Mornings
  • Raise a complaint either verbally or in writing

*Receipt of your message will be acknowledged confidentially by the Head’s PA initially, with a fuller response following in due course as appropriate.

Annual Parent Survey

Every year, we issue a survey to families to seek parents’ views about the school. The survey aims to seek views across three broad categories of the school’s work:

  • The School in general (based on OfSTED’s questionnaire)
  • Communication / Parental Involvement
  • Reporting your child’s progress

The governors and Senior Leadership Team will use the responses from the survey to determine the key suggestions from parents and their key concerns.  This, in turn, will be used to contribute to school development plans and routines for the following year.

The 2023 Parent Survey was carried out in June. We are hugely grateful to everyone who took the time to respond and share valuable feedback on how we can continue to enhance our school to provide the best educational experience for the students.

Please click here to view a summary of the 2023 survey results.


Parents’ Forum

The Forest Hill School Parents’ Forum is an informal group where parents can share ideas, views and concerns, and make suggestions for improvement. The forum takes place once a term with the aim of:

  • Working together to improve the education provided for the students
  • Sharing information, knowledge and skills
  • Further improving communications between parents/carers and staff/governors

28 February 2024

The first Parents’ Forum of 2023-24 took place on 28 February 2024. The session was led by a CEOP Ambassador, Google Certified Educator and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, who shared his valuable insights and practical tips to help parents confidently navigate their child’s digital world. 

Click below to view a recording* of the presentation, a copy of the presentation and some useful associated documents.

*Due to a technical issue, please be aware that the recording cuts out just before the end of the presentation.

7 June 2023: Update on Ofsted and Workshop about School Improvements

20 March 2023: Bold Voices Talk – Sexual Harassment and Gender-based Violence

23 November 2022: Update on Ofsted and SEND

2021-22 Parent Forums

8 June 2022: Update on Response to Ofsted Inspection and Homework

Recording of forum


2 March 2022: Ofsted Inspection and Report

Recording of forum


3 November 2021: PHSCE Programme and Extracurricular Activities

Recording of forum