School Council

What is the role of School Souncil?

All government schools in Victoria have a School Council, which is a legal entity in its own right. School Councils operate under the framework of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 and The Education Regulations 2007.

  • Establish the broad direction and vision of the school within the school’s community
  • Develop and monitor the school strategic plan
  • Develop, review and update school policies
  • Develop, review and monitor the Student Code of Conduct and the School Dress Code
  • Raise funds for school related purposes
  • Approve the annual budget and monitor expenditure
  • Help to maintain the school’s grounds and facilities
  • Enter into contracts (e.g. cleaning, construction work)
  • Report annually to the school community and to DET
  • Stimulate interest in the school generally
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