School councils play a key role in Victorian government schools. Participating as a school council member is a rewarding and challenging experience. The school council supports the principal to provide the best possible educational outcomes for students.
All school councils in Victoria operate under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006.
School councils have three main responsibilities:
Other key functions of school councils include:
The school council is comprised of parents, teachers, the Principal and community representatives. School councillors nominate for the various sub-committees, which report back to council. The three sub-committees are Finance, Education (formerly Engagement and Wellbeing) and Buildings and Grounds.
The term of office for school councillors is two years with elections held each February/March. The School Council and Finance sub-committee usually meet monthly, with the other sub-committees meeting each term. All parents are encouraged to consider nominating for Council vacancies, or attending sub-committee meetings.
2023 School Council President: Matt Hall
Christina Smith (Community Member - Parents Group)
Dept of Education Electorate:
Executive Officer: Principal - Kim Dray