Ashgrove State School has a School Council comprised of 12 members with representation from staff and parents.
The role of a school council is to:
- monitor the school’s strategic direction
- approve plans and policies of the school of a strategic nature, including the annual estimate of revenue and expenditure for the school
- monitor the implementation of the plans, policies and other relevant documents
- advise the school’s principal about strategic matters.
The school council plays a role in monitoring and informing the school’s strategic direction in a way that achieves the best learning outcomes for the school’s students.
Elected members retain their position for 2 years to ensure the continuity of the School Council. In any year where new nominations are required a returning officer is appointed. Notice of election is given via the school newsletter.
School Council Members 2021
Anita Bond (Principal)
Kate Matthews (P&C President)
Heather Mercer (Staff)
Alex Schmidt (Staff)
Ben Fosten (Staff )
Jason Wilson (Staff)
Rachelle Hili (Staff)
Luke Stalley (Parent)
Kylie Rathborne (Parent)
Roger Desailly (Chair)
Steven Fletcher (Parent)
Caroline Liu (Parent)
Amanda Hay (Staff)
Heather Marshall (Secretary Non-Voting)