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“Research shows that children perform better at school when their parents are involved in their education.”

Why join the P&C?

Actions always speak louder than words when it comes to valuing your child’s learning. Joining the P&C is one of the best ways to show your children how much you value their education and how interested you are in what they do. By joining the P&C you are showing your children how committed you are to helping students and your school community.

A lot can and has been achieved through the P&C and school working together towards common goals. To continue the great work, P&Cs need people from all walks of life and with a range of talents who are committed to delivering great outcomes for our children and school. Everybody has a role to play and your ideas will be heard. The more people involved the more exciting and successful it will be. 

What does a P&C do?

The P&C is about people – people just like you – parents, care givers and community minded people who want to help their school. You work very closely with your school, building a stronger school community, where all children benefit. 

The functions of a P&C are:

a) To foster generally, community interest in educational matters;

b) To encourage closer cooperation between the parents, members of the community, the staff and students of the school;

c) To provide advice and recommendations to the Principal on issues and concerns in respect to the student body and the general operations and management of the school;

d) To provide or assist in the provision of financial or other resources, services for the benefit of students of the school;

e) To participate in any committee or other body comprising members of the school and wider community, which will contribute to the general benefit of students attending the school.

How you can help?

Are you interested in contributing your thoughts on school policy; do you have an hour or two to spare to assist in the bookshop, uniform shop or canteen; can you find 2 hours once a month to attend a P&C meeting? These are all ways you can be part of your schools P&C. 

There are a number of ways to be involved:

a) Just by joining your P&C you add your voice to what’s happening in the school

b) Attend P&C meetings

c) Uniform Shop volunteer

d) Tuckshop volunteer

e) Classroom helper

f) School Council / committee member. 

You can contribute opinions on:

a) Positive School Wide Behaviours

b) Student Dress Code

c) School Routines

d) P&C Budget

e) School Budget

f) School surveys.

When does P&C meet? 

The P&C hold monthly meetings, the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6.30 pm in the Resource Building.

Or contact our President, Jodie Keirsnowski at P&C@gladcentss.eq.edu.au