Parents & Community - Functions of the P & C

Main Functions of the P & C 

  • Act as the forum for parents to discuss issues pertaining to the school and its community and for gathering opinions
  • Bring educational matters to the attention of the wider community
  • Develop parent participation and involvement in the school
  • Encourage parents to participate in developing the school's educational policy.
  • Have representation on the School Council and the local District Council and P&C Associations.  Provide extra resources for the benefit of government school students 
  • Promote and support communication and cooperation within the school community             

 WACSSO and your P & C

The Western Australian Council of State School Organisations Inc. (WACSSO) is the peak body for the Parents & Citizens movement in WA.  THe organisation is committed to advocating for and enabling a quality public education syste, including equity of access, for all youg people irrespective of their age, culture, socio-economic status, gender, level of ability or geographic location.  WACSSO has more than 660 affiliated P&C Associations and provides representation and services to each, such as training, insurance, expert advice and support.