Banksia Park Primary School Board


The Banksia Park Primary School Board is formed under the School Education Act (WA) 1999 and the School Education Regulations (WA) 1999.





The School Board comprises

             a)            Six parents who have a student enrolled at the school, (preferably with at least one parent being a member of the P&C Association).

             b)            Four staff members.

             c)            Principal of the school.

             d)            Community members (to be co-opted for specialised skills when required).


    Elections are undertaken on a yearly basis as required (for 3 yearly appointments to the School Board).


Functions of the School Board

             a)  To take part

(i)    in establishing, and reviewing from time to time, the school’s objectives, priorities and general policy directions;

(ii)   in the planning of financial arrangements necessary to fund those objectives, priorities and directions and,

                    (iii)  evaluating the school’s performance in achieving them;

             b)  to promote the school in the community;

   c)  to take part in formulating codes of conduct for students at the school;

             d)  to determine, in consultation with students, their parents and staff of the school, a dress code for students when they are

                   attending or representing the school;

             e)  to determine a general policy concerning the use in school activities of prayers, songs and other material based on religious,

                   spiritual or moral values being used in a school activity as part of general religious education;

(i)   the curriculum and teaching in government schools is not to promote any particular religious practice, denomination or sect.

             f)  approve the following

                    (i)   charges and contributions for the provision of certain materials, services and facilities that are components of the

      educational programme;

                  (ii)   extra costs of optional components of educational programmes;

                            (iii)  items for personal use in the educational programme.


Terms of Reference   (in PDF format)


Code of Conduct   (in PDF format)

View the latest School Board Minutes   (in PDF format)