School Council

The roles and responsibilities of the School Council are to:

Take part in:

  • establishing and reviewing from time to time, the school’s objectives, priorities and general policy directions;
  • planning financial arrangements necessary to fund those objectives, priorities and directions;
  • evaluating the school’s performance in achieving those objectives, priorities and directions;
  • formulating codes of conduct for students at the school; and
  • the selection of, but not the appointment of, the school principal or any other member of the teaching staff if prior approval is given by the Regional Executive Director. 

Approve:

  • a charge or contribution determined by the principal for the provision of materials, services and facilities;
  • the costs determined by the principal to be paid for participation in an extra cost optional component of the school’s educational program;
  • the items determined by the principal to be supplied by a student for the student’s personal use in the school’s educational program; and
  • an agreement or arrangement for advertising or sponsorship in relation to a government school. 

Determine:

  • in consultation with students, their parents and staff of the school, a dress code for students when they are attending or representing the school.  

Provide advice to the principal of the school:

  • on a general policy concerning the use in school activities of prayers, songs and material based on religious, spiritual or moral values being used in a school activity as part of religious education; and
  • on allowing time for the special religious education of students in the school, up to a total of 40 hours in a year.  

Promote:

  • the school in the community.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the School Council, please contact Ms Kylie Ruscoe on 08 9621 5600.

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