School Council

School Council

 

The School Council is formed with the fundamental purpose of enabling parents and members of the community to engage in activities that are in the best interest of students and that will enhance the education provided by the school.

 

The functions of every School Council in a government school are to:

 

  • To take part in:
  1. establishing and reviewing the school's objectives, priorities and general policy directions;
  2. financial planning to support the above;
  3. evaluating the school's performance in achieving these;
  4. formulating codes of conduct for students.

 

  • promote the school in the community
  • provide advice on policy for religious education and implementation of special religious education
  • determine, in consultation, a dress code for students
  • approve;

 

  1. charges, contributions and fees
  2. extra costs and optional components of the school's educational program
  3. items for personal use in the educational program
  4. advertising and sponsorship arrangements

 

School Council Composition

 

The School Council has an elected community member as the Chairperson.  The Council consists of four staff members, four parent representatives and four community members and the Principal.  The School Council meets on the Thursday of Week 7 at 3pm in the staff room each term.