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School Council

The School Council is the key policy decision-making body of the school, consisting of 10 elected representatives, two co-opted community representative and the principal (executive officer). There are seven elected parent members and three elected Department of Education and Early Childhood Development employees.  

School Council
President:            Michelle Treeby

Vice President:    Lucille Matthews

Secretary:            Sharon Fogarty

Treasurer:           Trish De Gerolamo


Kerrie Hancox

Ford Zeng

Nasra higgins

Michael Lafferty

James Fan


Heather Wood

Lauren Carapellotti

Laura Ellis

Executive Officer: Ian Sloane 

 

 

School Council Sub-committees
These committees are:

  • Finance
  • Buildings and Grounds
  • Promotion
  • Fundraising
  • Out of School Hours Care
  • Education & Policy
  • Canteen  (in recess)
  • Uniform

Any parent is welcome to join one or more of these sub-committee. Each staff member belongs to at least one sub-committee.

 

Buildings and Grounds
The School Council welcomes the strong community involvement in the Buildings and Grounds improvement program. Families are encouraged to participate at two Working Bees during the year qualifying for a $60 refund on initial contributions. The school has a five year development plan for its facilities and has employed a maintenance groundsman to undertake routine maintenance tasks and tackle special projects.

 

Finance
The Finance Committee meets in the week preceding School Council meetings to consider the financial position of the school, program budget expenditure, school outlays. The Finance Committee makes recommendations to School Council on a variety of matters involving the financial management of the school.

 

Promotion

The Promotion Committee meets to look at publicity, Public Relations, and other matters related to the image and performance of the school. It aims to encourage enrolment growth at the school through keeping the local community informed about the strong features of the school.