STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL

Role Statement:
  • Committee members will work alongside S.E.C. (Student Executive Committee)/House Captains and the broader school community to provide a collaborative and democratic approach towards achieving whole school improvement.

Application Criteria:
  • Each Year 3-6 class selects two representatives (1 male, 1 female) to be part of the Student Representative Council through a self-nomination ballot system. (Runner up students of each gender are nominated as reserve members of the council and only attend in the absence of those primary elected

  • All students in each Year 3-6 class are eligible for nomination even if previously elected for the position in a past year level

  • Class representatives vote for the students most likely to best represent their cohort addressing the responsibilities listed below and provide them with a ‘student voice’ in our school.

Student Requirements and Expectations:
  • The S.R.C. meets once during Weeks 3, 6 & 9 each term (with extra meetings scheduled by negotiation) to discuss issues relevant to the school. This meeting is run through the governance of the school coordinator and elected students to provide a collaborative and democratic approach towards achieving whole school improvement

  • S.R.C. are likely to govern: recycling, charity drives, canteen quality control practices, sports and play equipment, safety in the play-ground and student driven events e.g. Discos & Fun Runs

  • It is the duty of the S.R.C. representatives to seek input from their class members and to report back following class meetings

  • Willing to work in a team or independently both during and outside of class learning time

  • Attend team meetings

  • Consult with Leadership, staff, students, S.E.C. and the broader school community to create, promote and share strategies towards achieving whole school improvement