Parents and Citizens (P&C) Association
We are fortunate to have a very active P&C association in the school. The P&C help us reach our goals by participating in decision making that relates to parents, teachers and school organisation. The P&C provides a variety of services to our school community including: Outside School Hours Care, the Tuckshop, the Uniform Shop, fundraising and community events.
The P&C meets on alternate Tuesday and Thursdays three times per semester unless otherwise advised. The P&C advertises the dates for their meetings in the school newsletter and on the school website. Meetings are held at Gumdale State School at 7:00 pm. You are encouraged and most welcome to attend.
Even if you are not able to attend P&C meetings, we encourage you to become a P&C member so you are informed by email of meeting minutes, learn what is happening in the school and have your say. Your membership with the P&C needs to be renewed yearly by completing a P&C Membership Form and submitting it each year prior to the Annual General Meeting (usually held in Term 1). It is also possible to join later in the year; contact the P&C for details of how to do this.
Research shows that children whose parents are actively engaged with their education, do better and are happier at school. Being involved with P&C shows your child that you value their education. It also gives you the opportunity to network with the principal, teachers and other parents so you can discuss issues and share your ideas and experiences.
We are always in need of volunteers to help with a variety of community events and fundraising held at the school also with our busy Tuckshop and Uniform Shop. If you would like to volunteer within our school community, please complete the form Just One Thing - How Can I Help? and return it to the P&C or to our office.
The P&C operates a Uniform Shop underneath B Block, opposite the Tuckshop (near New Cleveland Road entrance).
The current opening hours are Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30am - 9:15am. For more information, please email the Uniform Shop email@example.com
The P&C operates a Tuckshop which is located underneath B block at the front of the school. It is open from 7:45am to 2:15pm each school day.
The Tuckshop operates a roster of volunteers. We are always looking for people to help. It is an enjoyable day’s work where you get to meet some of the other parents as well as the children. Please leave your name and phone number at the Tuckshop if you are interested in finding out more about this, or contact the Tuckshop Convenors on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gumdale Outside School Hours Care
Gumdale OSHC (GOSHC)
are committed to providing children with quality learning opportunities, delivered in a safe, secure and stimulating environment, while aspiring to deliver the highest standard of care. All our endeavours support the values and mission of Gumdale State School (GSS) benefiting the educational experience of all students.
GOSHC embraces the Gumdale State School philosophies of “GROW” and “Always Our Best”.
For a number of years, the P&C has actively raised substantial funds to improve the resources and opportunities for our students. You are invited to assist by offering help when requested and by participating in the events the P&C organise.
Gumdale State School and the P&C work cooperatively to provide a number of community events, including a first day morning tea and student discos. You are encouraged to participate in these with your family and the school community.
Officer bearers are elected at the Annual General Meeting. The current P&C executive members are:
President: Aaron Beake
Vice-President: Lynda Rogers
Secretary: Riana Ferreira
Treasurer: Sanjani Prakash
If there are any issues or topics that you would like discussed by the P&C committee, please send an email to email@example.com