Parents & Friends Group is the backbone of 545 and every year, through our dedication, we provide the Sale Primary School with substantial funds to be spent on resources that benefit our children.
Having parents active in our school helps to foster a strong community spirit. Our School Council is the governing body of the school and operates in accordance with the various School Councils Acts. It is responsible for defining the Policy of the school. Responsibilities of the school council include:
There are sub-committees of the council to deal with the above areas, as well as for special events, such as the Annual Garden Party. The structure of the '545' School Council consists of:
We encourage parents to nominate for School Council positions. Parents are also welcome to attend any school council meeting as a visitor. There are also opportunities for parents who are not School Council members to become involved in the school. The School Council meets monthly. A school council election is held annually.
Parents & Friends is the backbone of 545 and every year, through our dedication, we provide the Sale Primary School with substantial funds to be spent on resources that benefit our children. Parents are encouraged to participate in a wide range of areas such as:
Parents & Friends Group meet once a month at school where we discuss and plan what needs to be done. We also have social gatherings every now and then which is a great way to get to know each other.
Schools are required to ensure student safety and supervision by insisting that all visitors to the school have a current working with children check. Please contact the office for information if you need to organise one of these.
Click here to find out more information abot the Department of Education Victoria requirements for volunteers working with children in schools.