Our School - School Council

The Ripponlea Primary School Council consists of elected staff members, parents and the Principal as the Executive Officer. School Council is charged with the responsibility of developing education policies, maintaining facilities and grounds, overseeing financial operations and ensuring a quality education for all students.

A strong committee structure ensures designated areas of the school are being monitored and supported.  Committees are made up of school staff and parents and make recommendations to School Council.  Membership is open to all. Committees are convened for:

School Council and Committee meeting dates are listed below.

2018 School Councillors

Parent Members
Jeremy Aarons - President

Martyn Rose - Vice President
Fiona Harris - Publicity & Marketing
Michael Kent - Finance
Jaclyn Paltos - Governance
Kylie Jeffares - School & Community Partnerships
George Keon-Cohen - Facilities & Environment
Colin Smith (co-opted member)

Staff Members
Natalie Rose (Executive Officer)
Jess Grey
Alicia Oliver-Cook
Lucy Clover

School Council Standing Orders

See attached pdf.


Click on this link for the 2018 School Council and Committees Meeting Schedule: 2018 School Council and Committees Meeting Schedule

School Council meets in the Staff Room between 7.00pm and 9.00pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 15th May
  • Tuesday 19th June
  • Tuesday 14th August
  • Tuesday 11th September
  • Tuesday 16th October
  • Tuesday 13th November
  • Tuesday 11th December