Canowindra Public School

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Parents and citizens association


The role of the P & C is to meet together to determine and promote the needs and interests of the school community by bringing parents, citizens, students and teaching staff into close co-operation. We assist in providing facilities and equipment for the school, and as well as promoting the recreation needs and welfare of the students at school.

It is open to all members of the school community: parents, teachers and citizens.

New members are always very welcome.  New ideas and fresh perspectives are what we need to keep rolling!!

Each year the following roles need to be filled:


·         Ensure the successful functioning of the P&C meetings

·         Accomplish P&C objectives

·         Ensure the P&C takes part in decision making processes in the school
fostering participation of all members and ensuring all new members feel welcome

·         Support volunteers

·         Act as a spokesperson

·         Liaise with the principal

·         Signatory on the P&C account

·         Chair meetings


Vice President

·         Support and assist the president

·         Become familiar with the P&C operation, rules and meeting procedures and executive positions

·         Encourage fair participation of all members and ensuring all new members feel welcome support volunteers

·         act as a spokesperson in absence of the president

·         Signatory on the P&C account

·         chairing meetings in absence of the president


·         Prepare, in consultation with the president, all meeting agendas

·         Take notes at P&C meeting and produce minutes of the meeting

·         Responsible for all correspondence

·         Maintain official records, such as constitution, by-laws, minutes, rules and list of members

·         Provide notice of all meeting to the school community

·         Signatory on the P&C account


·         Keep accurate accounts of receipts and expenditure

·         Supply statement of finance at each meeting

·         Prepare annual statement, which must be audited

·         Ensure all money received is banked promptly

·         Ensure all funds held and handled by the P&C are openly accounted for

·         Signatory on the P&C account


·         Contribute to discussions and articulate point of view

·         Help make decisions and direct actions to be take

·         Participate and help in P&C organised events.

Like Us on Facebook

Canowindra Public School P & C have a Facebook group which is a great tool for communicating between the school, P & C and members.

Only families of current families will be approved and questions need to be answered for members are approved.

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