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School Council

Our School Council meets 8 times a year and comprises 7 parents and 4 staff and 1 community member who together:

  • establish the broad direction and vision for the school
  • develop, review and update the policies of the school
  • raise funds for school related purposes
  • regulate and facilitate the after-hours use of our school
  • exercise general oversight of the buildings and grounds ensuring they are kept in good order and condition
  • ensure all money coming into the hands of the council is properly expended
  • ensure they take account of the views expressed by the school community for the purpose of making decisions in the best interests of the school and our students
  • ensure the annual report and school’s strategic plan is published and available to the school community
  • stimulate interest in the school in the wider community.

Finance Sub Committee

The Finance & Administration Sub-Committee has the role of;

  • Supporting the Principal and Business Manager in the financial management of the school, to maximise benefits to current and future students
  • Reviewing the monthly receipts, payments, bank statements, program budget reports and other financial reports
  • Planning the budget for subsequent year – making recommendations to School Council
  • Providing input into the development of school strategic goals
  • Ensuring our resources are targeted at meeting the goals of the Strategic Plan
  • Ensuring funding and resources are allocated towards school maintenance and capital development projects
  • Review of Policy & Procedures as necessary
  • To advise School Council as appropriate

The committee consists of The Principal, Assistant Principal, Business Manager, School Council members and interested parents.

Buildings & Grounds (BAGs) Sub Committee

The Buildings and Grounds Sub-Committee has responsibility for:

  • Maintaining and improving the schools buildings and grounds
  • Planning for the future development of the school buildings and grounds
  • Conducting regular safety audits of the school buildings, grounds and playground equipment. Organizing appropriate corrective actions with timings aligned to the hazard levels.


Education Sub Committee

The Education Sub-Committee has the role of:

  • Providing input into the connections between the school’s strategic goals and the school’s curriculum and programs
  • The planning, implementation and actioning of school policy and procedure development and review.
  • Parent education opportunities and needs

The committee consists of both teaching staff and parents.

Fundraising & Community Events

The Fundraising and Community Events group  exists to serve the school through the following functions:

  • Events with key purpose of bringing people together through school community involvement in “events”, public relations, promotion of the school and assistance in student events as requested.
  • Fundraising (not necessarily for profit but a by-product of “events”, The Funds raised through these activities are pooled into the general school budget as a whole and while we do not have the authority to determine disbursement, we can make a recommendation to the School Council for the use of the funds.
  • Official School Council Functions & Events, as requested eg: School Council Thank-you Evening

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