In our school we have a Student Representative Council (SRC) which is made up of Year 2 to Year 6 students and the Prefects. The SRC are elected by their class mates every year to represent them at fortnightly meetings. In these meetings they discuss with the SRC co-ordinators (teachers) ways to encourage all students to enjoy school life. This is done by organising school events by raising money for different charities and making the children aware of the different organisations that need our support in our community.
We have supported the following charities and events:
Mufti day, Charity - Homeless People of Australia
Jump Rope for Heart, Charity - Heart Foundation
Mufti day, Charity - Bushfire Appeal for Victorian Victims
Be a Maroon for a Day, Charity - Flood Appeal for Queensland Victims
Crazy Hair Day, Charity - Leukaemia Foundation Cystic Fibrosis in Australia
Jeans for Genes Day, Charity - Children's Medical Research Institute
Stewie the Dolphin merchandise, Charity - Stewart House
Can Teen Bandanna Day, Charity - Youth Cancer Fund
Red Nose Day, Charity - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Drought Support - Fiver for a Farmer
Every year we organise the following events to foster school and community spirit:
Walk Safely to School
Footy Colours Day
The school disco is an annual event and raises money for the SRC to contribute something back into the school. The classes are asked what they want the money spent on and the SRC endeavours to spend the money appropriately.
Last year it was suggested the money be spent on soccer goal posts and on plants outside our new library. Bunnings was approached by Mr Hinton and they generously decided to donate all plants and volunteered to come and plant them with the help of last year's SRC. This year's SRC has continued this project by watering and looking after the plants.
The SRC members are committed students who are leaders amongst the school. They give the students a voice within the school. The SRC members stand up in front of their peers in the classroom and in school assemblies updating the direction and events of the SRC.