School Councils are established in Independent Public Schools and enable greater involvement of the school community and other stakeholders, such as industry, in setting the strategic direction for the school.
The role of a school council is to:
monitor the school's strategic direction
approve plans and policies of the school of a strategic nature, including the annual estimate of revenue and expenditure for the school
monitor the implementation of the plans, policies and other relevant documents
advise the school's principal about strategic matters.
The School Council membership will change in 2021 for the 2021-2022 period.
Nominations are sought for Parent and Staff representatives.
The current School Council members are:
|Principal - fixed membership||Jan Cooper|
|P&C President - fixed membership||Sheila Penney|
|Staff Representative - elected||Mark McKay - Chairperson|
|Parent Representative - elected||Pam Tourle - Secretary|
|Community Member - nominated|| TBA|
|Community Member - nominated||Dr Leah Daniel - James Cook University|