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Parent Participation


Parent participation in school life is valued. Our school’s volunteers are involved in a wide range of programs and services including coaching sporting teams, helping children in class activities and membership of Governing Council. Please read the accompanying policy for volunteers at our school.

Volunteers 542.72 KB PDF Document

Governing Council

Reidy Park Primary School’s Governing Council comprises of up to 20 members, including elected parents, one elected staff member, Deputy Principal and the Principal.

Nominations and elections for Governing Council are held at the AGM in Term 1 of each school year. Appointments to Governing Council are made for a two year period.

Reidy Park Primary School Governing Council Meetings are held in the library in Week 3 and 9 of each term from 7.30 p.m.

Governing Council has a number of subcommittees:

  • Finance
  • Grounds & Facilities
  • Fundraising
  • OSHC

Parents who are not on Governing Council are also encouraged to join these committees each year.

Governing Council Guidelines for Website 684.96 KB PDF Document


Many parents volunteer their time to listening to children read and assisting with reading activities. Examples include helping children follow recipes for cooking, comprehension and research work.

Excursions and Camps

Parent participation in excursions and camps is essential in enabling the necessary supervision of children in appropriately small groups on such outings.

Extra curriculuar Support

Reidy Park Primary School is fortunate to have many parents share their expertise in subjects such as art, drama, dance and music.

General Classroom Assistance

Classroom teachers welcome parent support throughout the year. If you are able to volunteer your time in your child’s class, please contact your child’s class teacher.