School Council

All government schools in Victoria have a School Council. They are legally constituted bodies that are given powers to set the key directions of a school within statewide guidelines. In doing this, a School Council is able to directly influence the quality of education that the school provides for its students.

The School Council at Horsham West and Haven Primary School is made up of four categories of membership as designated by the Department of Education and Training:

Parents on school councils provide important viewpoints and have valuable skills that can help shape the direction of the school. Parents are also welcome to contact the school to discuss being involved in one of the sub-committees of the School Council.

Generally, the term of office for members is two years. The term of office of half of the members expires each year, creating vacancies for the annual School Council Elections.

The School Council Sub Committees are:

Further information regarding School Council is available from our Principal.

School Council Members 2023

Executive Officer: Lee McKenzie (Principal)

President: Dallas Landwehr

Vice President: Belinda Frost

Secretary: Anne Gregory

Treasurer: Cameron Weston

Members: Craig Amos, Jo Gellatly, Kelly Mayes, Luke Uebergang, Tegan Wade, Luke Wearn, Michelle Dooling & Vicki Thomas