The Gap State School has a School Council comprised of nine 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 3 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.
the-gap-state-school-council-constitution.pdf (PDF, 397kb)
School Council Members 2020:
Joanne Nicholls (Principal)
Coral-Lee Bamford (P&C President)
Greg Elphinston (School Council Chair)
Silvana Geldenhuys (Parent)
Bryan Day (Parent)
Danika Branford (Teacher)
Heidi Mellare (Business Manager)
Meegan Goodfellow (Head of Special Education Services)
Anne McLauchlan (Principal, The Gap State High School)