Queen of Apostles School

Riverton

108 Tribute Street East
Riverton WA 6148
(08) 9457 4913
admin@qoa.wa.edu.au

SRC

Roles and Responsibilities of Executive SRC & Social Justice Committee

The Student Representative Council consists of 4 elected Year 6 students who make up the Executive Committee for a year and one student per class from Years 1 – 6 who form the council each semester.

The Social Justice Committee assist in developing the awareness of assisting those less fortunate than ourselves both locally and globally. This committee works to fundraise money and promote the awareness of social justice issues in our world.

SRC Executive Social Justice Committee SRC Class Representatives
Set-up and host Monday morning Gathering Assembly Heroes Award (twice per term)  
Set-up and host Wednesday morning School Assembly (with the assistance of the Student Representative Committee) Term 1: Under the direction of the Leadership Team and Assisting Teacher, promote Caritas’ Project Compassion. Collect associated monies. SRC Treasurer to count. Assist in hosting the Wednesday morning School Assembly
Attend two to three SRC meetings per term learning the role of Chairperson and Agenda planner (President & Vice-President) and Minute-taker (Secretary). Treasurer reports any money matters. Term 2: Under the direction of the Leadership Team and Assisting Teacher, promote the Archbishop’s Annual Lifelink Fundraiser. Attend two to three SRC meetings per term. Bring Suggestion Box. Executive and Y5 and Y6 members to take a mentoring role, assisting younger members to practise their Assembly lines. They could also educate younger representatives on the purpose of the Suggestion Box and how to increase interest in its use
Meet with the Leadership Team to discuss school issues (frequency TBA) and whole school focuses (e.g. weekly focus on manners, rubbish collection Term 3: Under the direction of the kids for kids Committee, promote and assist in events related to this fundraiser. Collect associated monies. SRC Treasurer to count. Promote and implement any activities developing from meetings/suggestions that have been approved by the Leadership Team (e.g. Pyjama Day)
Attend National Young Leaders’ Conference on 21 March Term 4: Under the direction of the Leadership Team and Assisting Teacher, promote and coordinate the St Vincent de Paul Annual Christmas Hamper Appeal. Present hampers to the Local Chapter of St Vincent de Paul at end-of-year Mass. Under the direction of the Social Justice Committee, assist in preparing promotional materials (e.g. posters etc) for fundraising activities
President and Vice-President to report back to the school community via assembly speeches and newsletter items on relevant issues and events Attend National Young Leaders’ Conference on 21 March (TBA)  
Provide informal feedback to students in the playground who are doing the right thing (use counters as a reward and reinstate faction free dress days with consent of leadership team and staff as a whole) Under the direction of the Leadership Team and Assisting Teacher, promote and coordinate one-off fundraising events (e.g. Leukaemia Bandana Day, Boardies’ Day)  
Treasurer to assist in counting monies collected from fundraising activities Prepare and present reports at the end-of-year Graduation Ceremony.  
Raise and lower the school flag on a daily basis. Raise Aboriginal flag during NAIDOC and National Reconciliation Day.    
Represent the school at relevant functions that arise.    
Prepare and present reports at the end-of-year Graduation Ceremony.    

Our Vision

Queen of Apostles School is a vibrant, Catholic community which follows in the footsteps of Christ and his Mother, Mary, who gave witness to the values of love, unity and peace.

We provide a nurturing, inclusive and safe environment which celebrates each individual’s unique talents and qualities.

Our school encourages a passion for lifelong learning and prepares today’s children for their place in tomorrow’s society.

Love Unity and Peace