School Boards play a key role in Western Australian government Independent Public Schools. The school board supports the principal to provide the best possible educational outcomes for students.
Our School Board, established in 2015 when Governor Stirling Senior High School became an Independent Public School, is an active and highly effective advocate for the school and ensures the needs of the local community form an integral part of our strategic planning.
The Board have three main responsibilities:
Becoming a school board member is a rewarding and challenging experience. All parents and local community members are eligible for membership on the Board. The board is comprised of the following members:
While there are no student members on the board, every meeting has a given opportunity for representatives from the Student Council to provide their feedback and concerns.
The School Board meets at least 5 times a year. Meetings are open to parents, students and community members. Normally meetings are held in the admin block conference room, however they may be held in the theatre if more space is required.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
The Board operates under a terms of reference provided by the education department. This document describes the functions and operations of the board. Click Here to download it (PDF)
The school maintains a strategic business plan to establish priorities and measure the results it achieves. The current plan is for the period 2018-2020, and is available here. One of the main roles of the board is to assist develop, review and assess the school’s achievement of the strategic plan.
For 2020, the board meets at 4:30 pm in the admin conference room on the following dates:
CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS
The board is made up of the following members: