Student Council



Onslow School

Student Representative Council


Role

The role of the Student Representative Council (SRC) is to organise, coordinate and participate.  Participation in the following activities requires students to take on a leadership role within the school and demonstrate exemplary behaviour which is modelled to the rest of the student population.

 

School/student activities

  • Coordinating and running school assemblies including ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day ceremonies
  • Manage the school sport’s shed during recess and lunch.
  • Run BBC during morning fitness
  • Give announcements to the school over the school’s PA system
  • Take on Leadership roles during school activities such as Science MAG day.
  • Other leadership roles and representative duties as required


Fund raising activities

  • Crazy Hair Day
  • Year 6 Graduation Fundraising
  • Jeans 4 Genes


Liaise between students, staff, and community

  • Promoting the school and representing the school population through community events such as Garden events and openings, Pilbara Passion, Busy Bees, Carol by Candlelight, community ANZAC ceremonies and other events as appropriate


Aim

The Aim of the SRC are:

  1.                   To provide a forum for student opinion
  2.                   To develop leadership
  3.                   To promote improvement in the school
  4.                   To promote school spirit


Membership

The SRC consists of:

  •       School Captains (2)
  •       Vice Captains (2)
  •       Council members (9) elected from UP1, UP2 and Secondary
  •       SRC coordinator (A nominated teacher)
  •       Principal and/or Deputy (1)
  1. The Principal and/or Deputy may attend SRC meetings and events at his/her own discretion, whereupon he/she will have the right to discuss and vote on any SRC business.
  2. The SRC Coordinator will be a member of staff and be elected by the Principal in subsequent years.


Elections

The SRC’s term of office will extend from July to the following July.

 

Elections for SRC members will occur in July and carried out in the order below.

 

  • Elections for the School Captains and Vice Captains will be selected through an election campaign.  The applicants must submit an expression of interest to the SRC coordinator explaining why they should be elected for the relevant position.  The top 20 expressions of interest (as selected by teaching staff) will be identified and notified of their authorisation to run in the campaign.  The student (once identified by the SRC coordinator) will then be required to create a campaign poster to be displayed in the undercover area and give a short speech to the school.  A secret school ballot will then be conducted to elect the positions.
  • Class representatives and members are elected from UP and Secondary classes.  Each student wishing to put their name forward as a Council member must give their name to the SRC Coordinator by the end of June.  Those students already running for Captaincy can assume their name has already been put forward.  Students will be elected through a secret ballot conducted in each class.

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