Board of Trustees

The Avonside Girls High School Board of Trustees works in partnership with school management and is responsible for performing the governance and control functions. Specifically these include being:
  • the employer of all staff in the school
  • responsible for setting the school's strategic direction in consultation with parents, staff and students, and is
  • responsible for providing a safe environment and quality education for all our students.
  • oversight of the management of personnel, curriculum, property, and finance including all school assets.
The full Board usually meets each month and these are public meetings. They are held in the meeting room at the school and usually begin at 5.30pm.
Meeting dates for  2017: 22 March,  3 May,  31 May,  28 June,  2 August,  30 August,  27 September, 25 October,  29 November (5pm).

Currently the Board has nine members. It includes five elected parent representatives (one of whom is also elected as the chairperson), an elected student representative, an elected staff representative, and the principal, and the immediate past chairperson.

Any enquiries, suggestions, complaints or discussions regarding operational matters at school should be directed to the Principal in the first instance – .  If however your questions or comments are directly related to any of the Board responsibilities listed above e.g. our School Charter, long term property or asset management then these issues should be directed to the Board Chairperson – .