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The P&C and school partnership

A lot can be achieved through the P&C and school working together towards common goals. To do this we need people from all walks of life who are committed to delivering great outcomes for your children and our school. The P&C and school partnership is built on trust, respect and shared values. It thrives on open and honest communication relishing the challenges of educating your children in the 21st Century. Everybody has a role to play and your ideas will be heard. The more people involved in our P&C the more exciting and successful it will be. Great results can be achieved for your children and our school – when we work together.

How do I join our P&C?

Joining the P&C is as easy as coming along to the next P&C meeting or by contacting the school.

What is our P&C about?

Our P&C involves people just like you – parents, past parents and community minded people who want to help our school. The P&C works very closely with our school towards building a stronger school community – where all children benefit!

P&Cs can be involved in:

• School policy decisions and development
• Financial planning and budgeting
• Tuckshop management
• Fundraising activities
• School and classroom functions
• Outside School Hours Care management
• Uniform shop management
• Grant writing

The benefits of joining our P&C

Actions speak louder than words when it comes to valuing your child’s learning. Joining the P&C is one of the best ways to show your children how much you value their education. Your child’s educational abilities are enhanced with your involvement. By joining the P&C you are showing your children how committed you are to helping our students and school community.

Some benefits to students and schools include:

• A nutritious and healthy tuckshop
• A safe and supportive after school care facility
• Quality school uniforms
• Enhanced learning environment
• Parents voice in school matters
• Financial support for ‘extras’
• Supporting school outcomes
• Creating close school community ties

How much time is needed?

Getting involved in our P&C doesn’t mean you’re taking up a fulltime job. We know you are busy and we value any amount of time you can spare.

Ways you can be involved:

• Provide input on
– School routine
– P&C budgets
– School budgets
• Contribute to policy
– Behaviour management
– School uniform
– Sun safe policy
• Assist with
– Fundraising
– Functions and activities
– Tuckshop
– Uniform shop