About

The WESS P&C is run by an executive team of volunteers and volunteer conveners. It has 26 paid employees across 5 service areas. West End State School (WESS) is an independent public school with a diverse student population of just over 1000 students representing 45 nationalities.  We work hard to provide our students with an holistic experience of school that integrates community and cultural experiences with academic rigour and purpose. The WESS Parents and Citizens Association plays an active role in supporting the school achieve its educational, social and community objectives.  The WESS P&C has significantly contributed to creating a caring and holistic environment and keeping WESS in the hearts of the West End community.

When Do We Meet?

The P&C meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.15pm.  Any parent or friend of the school is welcome to attend.

How to join the P&C?

Membership of the P&C is free.   To join please come along to one of our P&C general meetings to find out more and to be come a member. Only members can vote on decisions made at meetings. Or download this form and bring it to a meeting. What has the WESS P&C achieved? Monies raised by the WESS P&C are used to improve facilities and equipment within our school. In 2018 we spent
  • spending $23,640 on the new lighting in the hall
  • $20,000 on home readers
  • $27,700 installing the new sail shades in the prep play area
  • $40,000 towards new IT equipment
  • $2,000 for active school travel
  • $10,000 on pool amenities
  • $5,000 on the new frog pond
  • $54,780 on air conditioning for J block
and much more. Our list of priorities and budget for spending for 2019 will be decided at our AGM on March 12th. Come along and see what we have planned for the year ahead. In years past the P&C has refurbished the pool including the shade sail, refurbished the tuckshop, built the adventure playground areas, and bought many new instruments for the music programme.  To name just a few!