Earlwood Public School

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Parents and citizens association

The Parents & Citizens Association ( P&C ) and school community organisations are autonomous associations, established under the Education Reform Act 1990 and operate under a ministerial approved constitution. The Act states that P&C associations and school community organisations are established to:

  •  promote the interest of the school by bringing parents, citizens, students and teaching staff into close cooperation
  •  assist in providing facilities and equipment for the school and promoting the recreation and welfare of the students at the school
  •  encourage parent and community participation in curriculum and other educational issues in schools
  •  report, when requested by the Minister, on the material requirements of the school and advise on the subject of maintenance of the school, alterations and additions to school facilities and the selection of new sites
  •  assist and cooperate with teaching staff at public functions associated with the school be responsible for the election of parent representatives to any school council constituted at the school in consultation with the principal of the school
  •  assist in any other matters in which the Minister may seek the cooperation of the Association.

Earlwood School Parent Association is a Parent and Community body that operates under the umbrella of the Federation of Parents and Citizens Association Constitution. Their role is to represent the needs and attitudes of the parents and the community in the school. They promote the interests of the school by bringing parents, citizens, pupils and teaching staff close co-operation and assist by fundraising to support improvements to our school and provide additional resources. They usually meet twice a term and all parents are welcome to attend the meeting. To stay up to date with what's happening at school, like ESPA on Facebook.

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