Kalinda Primary School is a vibrant school that offers many exciting educational opportunities and social activities for our students to participate in. School Council is an active part of the Kalinda Primary School community.
The parent/guardian members provide valuable viewpoints from their own experiences, their children, and from the wider parent/guardian body. Teachers contribute their strong educational expertise to the council and hence the school community.
What is a School Council?
The objectives of the Kalinda School Council are to:
The responsibilities and functions of the School Council include:
Parents are welcome to attend , but we ask that you email the school before the day of the meeting to confirm on
2021 meeting dates
Meetings are held on Mondays and commence at 7:30 PM.
We need to comply with current Department of Health regulations regarding Covid 19 precautions. Please note that
Standing Orders require that guests:
Subcommittees are advisory bodies to the school council. School councils may form subcommittees to assist the council in performing their duties and functions, and are generally established to provide support in specific areas.
Education (Chair: Shaun McClare)
Provides advice and recommendations to Council on opportunities for advancing educational programs and initiatives in targeted focus areas.
Facilities (Chair: David Thompson)
Provides recommendations to Council on the maintenance and improvement of school buildings and grounds. Members are also involved with planning for future development and conducting regular safety audits and advising on corrective actions where hazards are identified.
Finance (Chair: Ray White)
Provides support to the Principal, Business Manager and Council in the financial management of the school. Members are also involved in budget planning and review of financial receipts, statements and reports.
Fundraising (Chair: Andrea Badlee)
Provides advice and recommendations to Council on funding opportunities and is involved with organizing events and activities aimed at raising funding to assist the School.
Further information: https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/school-council-subcommittees/policy
Our Current 2021 School Council Members
Chair - Education
Chair - Finance
Chair - Fundraising
Chair - Facilities