School Council


Our School Council is made up of parents, teachers, the school principal, staff and community representatives.  This collective supports and enhances our students' learning.  Our School Council has three main responsibilities:

  • finance: overseeing the development of the school's annual budget and ensuring proper records are kept
  • strategic planning: participating in the development and monitoring of the school's strategic plan
  • policy development and review: developing, reviewing and updating policies that reflect our school's values

 

Key functions of the school council include:

  • raising funds for school related purposes
  • maintaining school grounds and facilities
  • entering into contracts
  • reporting annually to the school community and the Department
  • creating interest in the school in the wider community
  • representing and taking the views of the community into account
  • regulating and facilitating after-hours use of school premises and grounds
  • operating a children’s out of school hours care service at the school

 

The 2022-2023 School Council membership is:

 

School Council President: Kristine Daw
Vice President: Bec Powers
Treasurer: Fleur Dow

 

Sub-Committees:

 
   Events Bec Powers (Convenor) & Janine Wiggins
   Buildings and Grounds Mike Hubbard (Convenor), Simone Holding, Karen Rush, Lizzie Callinan, Didem Brennan, Tim Foster & Greg Costa
   OSHC Jo Williams (Convenor), Sally Emery, Skye Hardman & Stuart Walton
   Finance Raelene Danaher (Business Manager and Convenor), Karen Rush, Kristine Daw & Fleur Dow

 

Our School Council meets twice each term on a Tuesday evening. 

 

If you would like to contact the Council for any reason:

send an email to the school, yarraville.west.ps@education.vic.gov.au, and write School Council in the subject line OR

send an email to the School Council President, Kristine Daw, on kristine.daw@education.vic.gov.au 

 

 

For information about our School Council and nominations for our 2022 Council membership, please see the documents below:

 

School Council Information for Parents

 

School Council Self-Nomination Form for Parents

 

School Council Parent Nomination Form

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