Parent involvement in education is welcomed. We recognise the valuable contribution made by parents and members of the community, on a voluntary basis in supporting students and schools. Please note that with the introduction of the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011, there is a requirement that volunteers are registered. Please visit our Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) information page.

Valued support roles include:

  • Listening to children read
  • Exchanging home readers
  • Assisting children with their writing
  • Involvement in Art/Craft classroom activities
  • Assisting in areas of expertise eg. Information Technology, drama, music
  • Participating in school excursions and camps
  • Attending various sports carnivals as helpers and spectators
  • Participating as an audience member at school assemblies
  • Participating in mini market days
  • Attending band and choir performances
  • Taking part in special cultural days
  • Coaching school sporting teams and involvement in weekend competitions
  • Assisting with lunchtime club activities including chess and computers
  • Providing home-stay for visitors from our sister city and twin school in Nara, Japan
  • Attending Parent/Teacher meetings
  • Attending information sessions
  • Coming to P&C Association meetings and taking part in discussions on matters of vital educational interest.

Assisting the P&C Association in the running of the following school operations: