Your P&C

Our P&C and Salty the Seagull (our feathered mascot) welcomes all parents, carers and community members to our wonderful primary school!

P&C's Salty the Seagull

If you fancy some good company and are keen to contribute to our many activities and events, please check out the membership forms and other docs in the P&C Documents dropdown – or contact secretarysorrento@gmail.com.

P&C general meetings are held once per term, on Friday mornings on Week 2 of every term after assembly  in the library. The P&C Executive also meet twice every term. We always welcome new fundraising initiatives or ideas for new grants and projects. If you have ideas, let us know! Check out what we’ve been doing in 2020 here!

Please visit our Schoolzine Parent Portal calendar for all of this year’s scheduled P&C Meetings.

President

Kylie Rees
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Vice-President

Hannah von Ahlefeld
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Secretary

Nadia Aurisch
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Treasurer

Emma Tregurtha
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Executive (Fundraising Co-ordinator)

Hazel Jooste
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Executive (P&C School Board Rep. & Canteen Co-ordinator)

Lorna Marns
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Executive

Deb Harrington

About our P&C

The Sorrento Primary School P&C Association is a dynamic (and fun!) network of parents, carers, teachers, community members and others who are passionate about working with the school to provide additional resources for all of our kids. We are committed to the priorities and values of public education but we understand that school budgets are limited!

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We raise around $30 000 per year through our:

The P&C also:

  • Applies for local grants to fund great school projects.
  • Organises Busy Bees (e.g. School Toilet Project)
  • Celebrates important UN events, such as World Teachers’ Day, Harmony Day & Mud Day.

P&C funds are allocated following our Strategic Investment Plan to:

  • 5 priority areas identified by the school community in a 2019-20 following the results of a Fundraising Priority-Rating Survey (65%):
    – STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) resources, activities and equipment
    – Outdoor play areas
    – Sporting equipment
    – Furniture and renovation
    – IT programs & equipment
  • Busy Bees (10%)
  • Regular events, programs and resources (20%)
  • Operational costs (5%)

A new parent survey will be conducted in 2021-22…