2023 School Council Dates : All meetings are held in the staff room at 6.30pm
Thurs 23rd Feb
Tues 21st March (AGM)
Thurs 25th May
Thurs 20th July
Thurs 31st Aug
Thurs 26th Oct
Thurs 23rd Nov
The role of the School Council is to serve and promote the interests of Elwood Primary School students, staff and parents and to promote the school in the wider school community.
The School Council is a legally constituted body obligated under the Education Act 1958 to fulfil the following responsibilities:
* Determine the educational policy of the school within the guidelines issued by the Minister of Education;* Exercise a general oversight of the buildings and grounds and ensure that they are kept in good order and condition;* Make any recommendations it thinks necessary for the replacement, extension or alteration of, any buildings, and for improvements to the buildings and grounds;* Provide for the necessary cleaning services;* Ensure that all monies received by the school are expended appropriately and keep financial accounts as directed by the Department and present audited statements;* Stimulate interest in the school;* Carry out any other prescribed duties.
The School Council is comprised of:
All parents are eligible for nomination to School Council and its associated sub committees:
School Council meets at least eight times a year and its sub committees at least once a term.
School Council welcomes community feedback and opinions. Members of School Council are available for consultation. Parents are encouraged to interact with the School Council by presenting views personally or by signed letters, responding to surveys and involvement in School Council sub committee activities.
Parents are invited to attend and observe School Council meetings. School Council will communicate via a report in the Newsletter after each School Council meeting.
Andrew Gyopar - President
Department of Education & Training (DET)
Nicole Richards - Principal
Strategic Planning/Policy Development & Review
Convenor : Rosie GrossoJay Tucker
Convenor : Jay TuckerNicole Richards
Student Body (Play Team)
OSHC Committee of Management
Convenor : Nicole Richards
Convener : Andrew Gyopar
For more information please contact Nicole Richards on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 9531 2762.
The School Council President, Andrew Gyopar can be contacted via email : email@example.com
Click here for more information about School Councils from the Department of Education and Training.