The Williamstown PS School Council plays a significant role in the life of the school and is one of the many ways you may become involved in the life of the school.
The council has a legislated responsibility to:
School Council is not involved in the day-to-day operational management of the school. Council does not:
The WPS School Council has thirteen members – seven elected parent representatives, four elected DE representatives, the school principal and the school business manager. School Council may also nominate up to three community members. All elected members serve a two-year term.
The council meets at least eight times a year and in the week prior to these meetings the various the council sub-committees meet.
Teamwork, co-operation, collaboration, trust and confidentiality are the hallmarks of effective councils, and we are fortunate that our councils have been highly effective over many years.
If being on school council appeals to you, we suggest you have a chat to one of our current councillors or contact our school principal, Mathew Montebello. You might also wish to visit the DE website.
For further information on the role of school council, see the DE publication Improving School Governence
Click here to access the WPS School Council Standing Orders
Our School Council body consists of the following sub-committees:
If you have a question for School Council, please email email@example.com requesting it be forwarded to the relevant sub-committee. It will be answered as soon as possible.