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Oatley Public School

Oatley Public School

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Parents and Citizens (P&C)

Parents and Citizens' (P&C) associations work in partnership with the school principal and the community to promote the interests of the school, and facilitate its development and further improvement, to achieve the best possible outcomes for students. 

What do we do?

  • Raise funds for the school through social events and fundraising.
  • Promote the interests of the school by bringing parents, citizens, students and teaching staff into close co-operation.
  • Assist in providing facilities and equipment for the school and in promoting the recreation and welfare of the students at the school

  • Report on the material requirements of the school and to advise on the subject of school maintenance.
  • Assist and co-operate with the teaching staff in public functions associated with the school.
  • Assist in any matters which the Minister may seek the co-operation of the association.

The School Council

The School Council comprises two school staff, four parents, two community representatives, a P&C representative, and the school Principal. The School Council is responsible for setting the future directions for the school.

Positions on the School Council are held for a maximum four-year term. When positions become available, they are advertised within the school community and interested parties are voted into the role.

The following individuals operate as part of the P&C:

  • President: Lauren Sarraf
  • Vice President: Kelly Hunt & Cheryl Hrkac
  • Treasurer: Crystal Yeung 
  • Secretary: Catherine Barrett
  • Canteen Convenor: Lachlan Derwent

  • Uniform Shop Convenor: Lachlan Derwent
  • Fundraising Coordinator: Kat Foster
  • Grants Committee Convenor: Alison Katona
  • Sponsorship Coordinator: Elisse Armstrong
  • Auditor: Tifanny Yong

P&C Meetings


When: Second Wednesday each month at 7pm, except during holidays.
Where: School Adminstration Block

All committee members are welcome to the P&C meetings to find out information about the school and its students. These meetings also provide opportunities for parents to become involved with the management of the school. Topics of interest relating to student development and specific educational programs are also discussed.

Members can add specific topics to the meeting’s agenda by emailing it through our contact page.

How to become a P&C Committee Member?

Requirement: Must be parents or guardians of students attending Oatley Public School or citizens within the school community.

To register, fill out the form below and return it to the school office. There will be a $6 registration fee. The fees are a mandatory government requirement and will be used to support student education programs.