Community - P & C

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An invitation for all parents, grandparents and care-givers

Our P&C are behind many of the useful, convenient and, best of all, FUN elements of our children’s school. These include:the canteen; the uniform shop, school discos; quiz nights; movie nights; graduation and free dress days.Popular school play spaces including the undercover basketball area, resurfaced netball courts and nature playground to name just a few.  

       Can you imagine the school – and your child or children’s school lives – without these? 

Our previous and current P&C executive committee have made fantastic contributions to the school in many ways, but as their children get older and graduate it becomes time for them to step away.

We would love to invite you to join us and help to keep our P&C thriving!

Volunteers needed
The following positions are now open:

·         Treasurer: If you have a finance, business or accounting background and love spreadsheets and profit and loss statements, we’d love to hear from you!

·         President: If you have experience running a meeting, would be happy to speak at events throughout the year and act as a vital link between parents and our school administration – this could be the role for you!

·         Vice President: You could be a valuable part of the team supporting the president, executive committee and other committees, signing cheques and helping to run meetings.

We’re also looking for new members to help in many other ways, such as the fundraising committee. You could be part of the team who organise a range of fun-filled events and initiatives through the year.

The P&C could be for you if:

·         You believe that outside of family life, schooling is the biggest and most important part of all of our children’s lives.

·         You work full-time, part-time or from home as a parent and/or paid employee – there’s a way for everyone to help in some capacity!

·         You are new to the school – or have been in the school community for years but haven’t yet been to a P&C meeting.

·         You have specialised skills to share in finance, business, events, design, creative services, parties, fundraising, maintenance, trades, gardening, food handling, project management or any other area.

·         You want to meet new families and extend your school network.

·         You’ve ever had ideas about events or fundraising.

·         You want to have fun AND make a real difference to your children’s school!

Meetings are held approximately once per term in the evening – and if you join a committee, these meetings can be scheduled to suit the volunteers on each committee.

Next meeting: Monday 13 May 2019

Join us in the staffroom at 7pm for a chat, a cup of tea and our next meeting to discuss plans for the year as part of our financial meeting.

Your involvement could mean the world to your children, your school and to you.

Can you help the P&C this year?
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P & C - Background. 

The Winthrop Primary School Parents and Citizens Association (P&C) is a very active body of parents and community members who work together with the Principal and Staff of the school to provide the best school environment for our children. The Winthrop P&C organises the canteen, provides school uniforms and organises many fund-raising events. The P&C fundraising proceeds from events is used to purchases resources for the school.

The P & C have raised funds for refurbishment of the Library and for the purchase of iPads and reading books. The P & C have also organised parent workshops and busy bees around the school. Information on activities of the P & C is regularly published in the School Newsletter. We encourage all parents to be involved in the P & C community!



On Friday 30th November Winthrop Primary School P&C held its Outdoor Movie Night. We sold over 300 tickets to this wonderful event and were extremely lucky to have a beautiful, clear night and cool breeze to snuggle up under a rug! It was lovely to see so many families enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of the evening. Children had a great time playing with their friends on the space of the school oval before the movie, while parents were able to relax and catch up.

It really was a great family night, raising just under $5000 to go towards our wonderful school.
Huge thanks needs to be given to many generous businesses that got behind this great event to make it a real success.

The P&C would like to thank the following:-


Nulook Homes - 9349 7003

Sage Vets  - Winthrop 9310 5222

Winthrop Pharmacy

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.9310 5466

Hitachi/Airskill 6399 5900


Hatherley Medical Centre

9310 4400

Aequitas Mediation

0414 428 179



We would also like to give special thanks to:-

Minuteman Press Fremantle (9314 2308) Kerspien Family for the wonderful banner and amazing signs that they made and donated to us for the night!!

Winthrop Gardens Supa IGA (9310 5022) for the $50 gift card that was donated and raffled on the night. And

Telethon Community Cinemas (Campbell Family) for all the free passes that were raffled and given away as prizes on the night.

Thanking every one of these amazing businesses for their support and recommending all of them if you are ever in need of any of their services.

Winthrop Primary School P&C



Looking for more volunteers:

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would be happy to volunteer a small amount of time to help out in the canteen or in the uniform shop or would like any further information.