STATE SCHOOL P-10 -STUDENT LEADERSHIP
Each year two “School Captains” (Year 10) and
two “Vice-Captains” (Year 6) are elected from the student body by the school
community. To be a school captain or vice-captain at Goomeri is a prestigious position
within our school community. As a school captain / vice-captain you not only
represent your fellow students but you also represent the school’s values in
the wider community.
School Captains and Vice-Captains must
demonstrate a commitment to the rules that our school believes are important
and accept the responsibilities that come with the role. They must be good ambassadors
for the school including: speaking on behalf of fellow students, welcoming
visitors to our school and representing our school at functions such as ANZAC
Day. School Captains and Vice-Captains must be committed to working as a team
with the Student Council, ensuring that meetings are held regularly, that
fundraising initiatives are planned and implemented and that regular meetings
with the Principal are organised to discuss ideas and issues.
Two “House Captains” (Year 10) and two “Vice
House Captains” (Year 7) are also elected each year. The
role of House Captains and Vice-Captains are to: be a good role model who is
willing to actively participate in all major school sporting events i.e.,
Swimming Carnival, Cross Country, Athletics Carnival, to provide
student leadership in all school sporting activities, encourage
other students to participate in all school sporting activities, to display
exemplary sportsmanship qualities at all times, foster team spirit and to assist
with setting up and cleaning up after carnivals.
School Captains, School Vice-Captains, House
Captains and House Vice-Captains form part of the “Student Council”. Two class
representatives from Years 4 to 10 are also elected to complete this group. A
treasurer is elected by the council from its Year 10 members.
STATE SCHOOL P-10 STUDENT COUNCIL
Goomeri’s Student Council aims to
represent and work for all students of Goomeri School on matters of student
welfare and education through the elected Executive and Class Representatives.
ACHIEVE THIS MISSION WE BELIEVE IN AND VALUE:
students should be consulted on student issues.
students are given the opportunity to develop various leadership skills.
all students need a secure learning environment and adequate facilities.
the Student Council can work towards improving and upgrading student
all students can contribute positively towards the development of a healthy
the Student Council can enhance the communication networks throughout the
school for the benefit of all.
as in other facets of the school’s operation, all decisions and projects must
be ratified by the Principal before becoming formal and legitimate.
the procedure mentioned in (g) shall be the mechanism to ensure that Student
Council activities are consistent with the school’s Annual Operational Plan.
Each year the Student Council is involved in a number of events including: ANZAC Day, Goomeri Pumpkin Festival, NAPLAN Breakfasts, World Day of Prayer, Rewards Day Preparations and Awards Night, just to name a few.