Here at Woodend we have a number of committees that do a great deal to support our school – without our parent volunteers we wouldn’t be able to do so many of the things we appreciate about Woodend!

We invite you to join:

Parent Network Committee

The Parent Network is responsible for supporting our school, supporting parents and carers, and building a strong WPS community. Some of our current initiatives include: school wide fundraising, special day gift stalls, community events, helpful parent workshops, and staff recognition. We would love your new ideas for community building and supporting both the school and it’s families.

Parent Network meets on the last friday of the month.

Next Parent Network Meeting: Friday 24 February 9am Staff Room

To join Parent Network, please click here:

Grounds Committee

The Grounds Committee is responsible for the improvement of our school Grounds. Responsibilities include Biodiversity & Natural Play spaces, any major grounds updates (such as a planned new middle playground). Grounds Committee is comprised of parents, school groundskeeping staff, and school leadership staff.

Next Grounds Committee Meeting: Tuesday 14 February 5pm Staff Room

To join Grounds Committee please email:

Healthy Eating Committee

The Healthy Eating Committee supports the running of our school canteen and is responsible for review and management of canteen finances, implementation of the Rite Bite strategy, management and organisation of special events and special lunch days, and overseeing the daily operations of the canteen. The Healthy Eating Committee includes canteen staff, canteen volunteers, parents, and school leadership staff.

Healthy Eating Committee meets Wed weeks 4 & 8 each term.

Next Healthy Eating Committee Meeting: Wednesday 22 February 2pm Staff Room

To join Healthy Eating Committee please email:

Sports Committee

The responsibilities of the Sports Committee are to: promote school sport and provide all students with the opportunity to play a sport; set fees and arrange player registration; organize club coordinators and help them in their role of finding coaches and managers; provide information about training and development opportunities; prepare sport budget and purchase equipment; and actively promote codes of conduct. Sport Committee is comprised of school staff, leadership staff, parents, and all sports team coaches/managers/coordinators.

Sports Committee meets on Wed week 5 each term.

Next Sports Committee Meeting: Wednesday 1 March 3:30pm Staff Room

To join Sports Committee please email:

OSHC Committee

The OSHC Advisory Committee supports the running of our Out of School Hours Care facility and is responsible for reviewing and management of OSHC finances; overseeing the daily operations of the OSHC; development and implementation of OSHC policy; and implementation of quality standards. OSHC Committee is comprised of the OSHC director, OSHC staff, parents, and leadership staff.

OSHC Advisory Committee meets on Wed week 5 each term.

Next OSHC Advisory Committee Meeting: Wednesday 1 March 3:30pm Staff Room

To join OSHC Advisory Committee please email:

Governing Council

The role of the Governing Council is to involve the parent community in the governance of our school. This includes things such as: setting the broad direction & vision for our school; strategic planning for our school; determining school policies; and reviewing & approving our budget. The Governing Council is a committee comprised of parents, staff representatives, the principal, and school leadership. All committees report back to Governing Council.

To join Governing Council please attend the AGM on Wednesday 5 April 6:30pm (Location TBA)

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