of September Meeting
East Canning Vale Primary School
Parents and Citizens Association
OF GENERAL MEETING
Held Wednesday, 26th September, 2001
Meeting opened at
Sharon R. & Alison N.
Minutes of the
previous meeting were confirmed and seconded as a true and accurate
Enrolments for the
school: these are to be
given in to the current school and will all be passed on
Notices of P&C
meeting to surrounding primary schools, and to the Comment News,
Canning Times and the Weekend Examiner.
Report (also see attached A)
In association with the Education Department and the City of
Gosnells, the area will be cleaned up.
The drain will be filled in and the City of Gosnells
anticipates that this will be done by next year.
If this is not possible, it will be fenced until it is
A registrar will be in position shortly.
There are also two deputy principals in an appeal process at
this stage. Teaching
staffing process is underway. The
Department of Education has agreed to staff for approximately 300
children at this stage.
This will be happening over the early weeks in term 4.
It will be done in two stages - for children within the
intake area first and secondly for children outside the intake area
on a case by case basis.
At this stage it is envisaged that the school times will be
from 8.30am until 3pm for Monday through Friday except for Wednesday
when school will finish at 2pm to allow for staff support programs -
allowing for a collaborative time each week.
That these times be
voted upon by a show of hands from those present at the meeting and
that with majority support these become the school times until such
time that it becomes necessary to review (perhaps 2003).
The proposed school times received majority support.
are yet to be confirmed, but it is proposed that morning times be
8.30am - 11.15am and afternoon sessions to be 12.15pm - 3pm with
Wednesday to be the day off.
Possibly tours for
prospective parents in December.
Oval and brick
paving to be done shortly.
In-term swimming -
it is envisaged that these will take place for years PP-7 at the
Riverton Leisure Centre (off High Rd).
Report (see appendix B)
Report (see appendix C)
Report (see appendix D)
Report (see also appendix E)
The East Canning Vale P&C use Perm-a-Pleat as
their uniform stock supplier.
The motion was received majority support.
Report (see appendix F)
(see appendix G)
That all present at the meeting vote by ballot tonight to
determine the most popular logo design and that this should then be
the new logo.
The motion that voting on the logo should take place at
the meeting was supported by the majority.
22 attendees of the 35 who voted chose option #48.
That a lunch bar option is utilised for a limited time
until the school is functioning and the canteen committee have a
better idea of what type of facility is needed.
by Corrina M.
The motion received majority support.
Jane to research further for the above.
Peter Glendenning -
a library committee is needed as parental assistance and advice is
required. The focus
will be on getting as many books as possible.
Corrina M. - Power
line report (see appendix H)
Vanessa S-C -
Subway Willeton and Canning Vale approached the P&C about their
willingness to sponsor areas within the new school - particularly
the canteen and the newsletter. The P&C need to give some
thought to sponsorships for the new school.
In particular, in what areas would sponsorship funds
be best utilised and what sponsors should the P&C
approach and accept funding from.
Some suggested areas are listed below:
Corinna M. - Could
surnames be taken out of the minutes for those wishing to not have
their details posted on the Internet site.
The next meeting
will be held on Wednesday, 24th October 2001 at 7.30pm in the
Ranford Primary School library.
closed at 8.57pm.
Canning Vale Primary School
Parents and Citizens Association
Report (appendix B)
attached, copies of the following:
Journal (all money received);
Journal (with confirmation of payment);
Reconciliation Statement showing money available to the
of latest Commonwealth Bank Statement
A cheque for
$130.55 was sent to WASSCO to pay for Affiliation fee and Public
We are still using
the interim cheque book and I will place an order for a large cheque
book as soon as a name for the school is decided.
The bank confirmed that there is no problem in using the
With the $246.70
from the Fashion parade, we have a total of $1,141.28.
We should be receiving a cheque for just over $2000 from the
Ranford Primary School P & C in the near future.
This amount is from the Quiz night, which was hosted by
Ranford and East Canning Vale Primary Schools.
Name Report (see appendix F)
School Naming Committee
EAST CANNING VALE P & C
PROPOSED NAME FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL
weeks ago the school name and enrolment survey was circulated to the
school catchment area. Results
of the school name surveys returned were as follows:
1. Brooklands 2.
A report to the
nomenclature committee was prepared and submitted on Friday 7th
rationale for the names (including pros and cons)
evidence of how we involved the school community in the
a summary of the process used for obtaining the recommended
list of names
At present we await
the decision by the nomenclature committee and following that, the
Minister of Education.
Report (see appendix G)
26th September 2001
26TH SEPTEMBER 2001
EAST CANNING VALE P & C
PROPOSED LOGO FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL
previous motion and subsequent vote from the P & C meeting held
Wednesday 22nd August 2001, the three most popular logo
choices (logos #10, #5, #9) were re-submitted to the graphic artist
David Peake for further development.
Ideas suggested by members present at the previous P & C
meeting were taken into account and incorporated into the updated
Some of the ideas
more stylised heron and one that was larger than in the previous
logos in possible school colours
Replacing “East Canning Vale” with the most
popular name choices “Brooklands”/”Campbell” as the
length of the name E.C.V. changed the appearance of the logo
The following five
logos are now presented for final examination:
I PUT FORWARD
THE MOTION THAT WE VOTE BY BALLOT TONIGHT TO DETERMINE THE MOST
POPULAR LOGO DESIGN, AND THAT THIS SHOULD THEN BE THE NEW SCHOOL
Those wishing to
see copies of the other reports can get copies from Paul Andrew’s
office, Ranford & Canning Vale Primary School’s offices or by
contacting the P&C Secretary.