School Council

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Brighton Primary has a school council which is:

  • the governing body of the school
  • the focal point for decision making on school policy
  • a body whose membership reflects the partnership between students, teachers and parents

The school council provides the opportunity for parents’ of students to have input in the policy and planning for the school. The council consists of 12 members:

  • the Principal,
  • 7 elected parents, 3 elected staff
  • one co-opted member from the school community

The elected members for school council are:

Parents

President: Geraldine de Fina
Vice President: Andrew Campbell
Treasurer: Garrick Rollason
Facilities Sub Committee: Andrew Campbell & Michelle Gibson
Education Sub Committee: Alison Druce & Clint Miller
Communications Sub Committee: Melissa Mohan
PFC Co-ordinators: Jan Brown & Emma Oliver
Finance Sub Committee:  Geraldine de Fina & Garrick Rollason
   

DET Representatives:

Principal: Steve Meade
Assistant Principal for Wellbeing: Sonya Branca
Assistant Principal for Learning: Joel Snowden
Teacher Representative: Shae Langford-Jones
Business Manager:  Di O’Connor

Voting for School Council

All parents and teachers are eligible to stand for School Council and to vote at elections. Elections are held annually, in February/March. Councillors can be elected for a one or two-year term.

The School Council holds an Annual General Meeting each year. All members of the school community are invited to attend.  This is an opportunity for parents who are interested in becoming members of a committee or the school council to obtain an overview of the operation of the school council. The Annual Report to the school community is presented at this meeting.

The School Sub Committees are:

  • Finance Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Facilities Committee
  • Parents & Friends Community
  • Communications Committee

School Council welcomes your feedback.  Contact the School Council via: brighton.ps@education.vic.gov.au