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School Board

Our School Board is elected from the school community and the staff. The School Board meets once a term. Parents are kept informed of the group’s discussions via the P&C meetings and the school’s newsletter.

If you wish to communicate with a member of the school board please contact the school office for an appointment.

Role

The role of the School Board is to take part in:

  • establishing and reviewing from time to time, the school’s objectives, priorities and general policy directions
  • the planning of financial arrangements necessary to fund those objectives, priorities and directions
  • evaluating the school’s performance in achieving them
  • formulating codes of conduct for students at the school
  • to determine in consultation with students, their parents and staff a dress code for   students when they are attending or representing the school
  • promoting the school in the community

To approve:

  • charges and contributions for the provision of certain materials, services and facilities
  • extra cost optional components of educational programmes
  • items to be supplied by a student for use in an educational programme
  • any agreements or arrangements for advertising or sponsorship in relation to the school

To 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
  • the implementation of special religious education

With the approval of the Minister, or the Minister’s delegate the Director General, or sub-delegates the Deputy Director General, Schools or Regional Executive Directors for government schools in their regions to:

  • take part in the selection of, but not the appointment of, the school principal or any other member of the teaching staff

The council or board cannot:

  1. intervene in the educational instruction of students.
  2. exercise authority over teaching staff or other persons employed at the school.
  3. control or manage the school unless the intervention is by way of performing a function prescribed for incorporated councils or boards.
  4. intervene in the management or operation of a school fund.

School Board Members – as at 19/08/2019

Chair Person:   Troy Mahony  E-mail: [email protected]

Board Members:

Ian Harvey (Principal)

Robert Williams & Luke Ruane (Deputy Principals)

Samantha Chamberlain (Manager Corporate Services & Chief Executive Officer to the School Board)

Caitlin Maskew – Staff Member

Tamara Bromley – Staff Member

Trishia Ward – P&C & Parent Representative

Taryn Barrett – Parent Representative

Greg Neill – Parent Representative

 

 

 

 

 

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