Parental engagement in young people’s learning and education remains important and influential during the high school years and is related to young people’s academic success and their wellbeing at secondary school.

Parents Lounge provides a space for parents to improve communication between the campus, the parents and their children. 

Once a Term the parent lounge session will take place, content will be developed with parent/carer input including ways for better communication between the campus and the home.

Parent Lounge sessions are drop- in with no need to RVSP they will morning and afternoon sessions 8.15 am - 10.00 am and 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm. Tea, Coffee and light breakfast will be provided.


  • Will be advised to parents depending on relevant information being shared with parents.


  • Morning session - 8.15 am - 10.00 am. Afternoon session 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm. Tea Coffee and light breakfast/afternoon tea will be provided.


  • Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus, Staff Common Room.


  • Parent-led seminars based on feedback from parents.