School Council

Edithvale Primary School Council

  • Is the focal point for decision making on overall school policies
  • Is accountable to the local school community and to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
  • Is a representative body with a membership reflecting the important partnership between student, teacher and home
  • Is the governing body of the school

School Council meets regularly, generally on the third Tuesday of every month. Our School Council has sub committees which meet separately and make recommendations to School Council in their specific areas of responsibility. Sub Committees meet at arranged times throughout each term.

Membership: The Principal, 3 teachers and 8 parents elected by the parent community. Each member has a term of office of two years. Elections are held each year.

2022 School Council

The table below outlines the new School Council for 2022:

DET MEMBERS
  • James Whitla – Principal
  • Hayley Grindley – Assistant Principal / Minute Secretary
  • Craig Heywood -Correspondence Secretary
  • Ashleigh Whitnell
PARENT MEMBERS
  • Natalie Firth – President
  • Aileen Dyce – Vice President
  • Andrew Murray – Treasurer
  • Thomas Beilken
  • Lewis Brown
  • Emma Girschick
  • Samantha Paxton

SUB COMMITTEE STRUCTURE 2022

Fundraising General
  • TBA – Convenor
  • Thomas Beilken
  • Lewis Brown
  • Aileen Dyce
  • Natalie Firth
  • Emma Girschick
  • Andrew Murray
  • Ashleigh Whitnell
Fundraising Events
  • Lewis Brown – Convenor
  • Thomas Beilken
  • Aileen Dyce
  • Natalie Firth
  • Hayley Grindley
  • Craig Heywood
  • Andrew Murray
  • Samantha Paxton
  • Ashleigh Whitnell
Buildings & Grounds
  • Thomas Beilken  – Convenor
  • Aileen Dyce
  • Natalie Firth
  • Emma Girschick
  • Andrew Murray
  • Ashleigh Whitnell
Finance
  • Andrew Murray – Convenor 
  • Aileen Dyce
  • Natalie Firth
  • James Whitla
Education
  • James Whitla – Convenor 
  • Thomas Beilken
  • Lewis Brown
  • Aileen Dyce
  • Natalie Firth
  • Emma Gierschick
  • Hayley Grindley
  • Craig Heywood
  • Andrew Murray
  • Samantha Paxton
  • Ashleigh Whitnell
Canteen
  • Dianne Cameron – Convenor 
  • James Whitla