Rosary Community Council

The Rosary Community Council Representatives for 2020 are:

Council Chair :    Jackie Brady
Deputy Chair :      Libby Reardon
Treasurer : May Kain
Secretary : Elaina Lobendahn
Parent Representative : Lucy Steen
Parent Representative : Kate Roggeveen
Parent Representative : Raphaela Higginbotham
Parent Representative  : Rachael Moore
Staff Representative : Rachel McKerrow
Ex Officio : Parish Priest
Executive Officer :      Principal/Assistant Principal

The Council has responsibility to make decisions in the following areas:

  • Supporting the development of the Catholic identity, ethos and mission of the school.
  • Supporting pastoral care strategies in the school community.
  • Promoting the school in the local community.
  • Developing, approving and monitoring the annual budget, including school determined levies, loan commitments and the fees collection and remission policy.
  • Developing and monitoring school enterprises, eg Outside School Hours Care (ROSACS), sports associations, hall hire.
  • Developing capital and maintenance programs.
  • Developing local strategic plans (finances, buildings, resources) and contributing to Archdiocesan educational strategic planning.
  • Facilitating local school community debate in response to System leadership by the Catholic Education Commission (CEC) and Catholic Education (CE) in lobbying governments in school funding campaigns.
  • Approving school uniform items decided at school level.
  • Ensuring that the Parish and school community receives the Annual School Council Report.
  • Fundraising for the benefit of students in the school community.

 The Council has responsibility to provide advice in areas such as:

  • School programs and activities.
  • School policies, e.g. reporting, homework, student welfare etc.
  • Parent support processes.
  • Other matters as requested by the Parish Priest or Principal.

Communication with the Council can be made via email: rosarycouncil@gmail.com