School Board

The Newborough School Board is comprised of parents and community members, staff members and the Principal of the school. The School Board is formed with the fundamental purpose of enabling parents and members of the community to engage in activities that are in the best interests of students and that will enhance the education provided by the school.

Functions of the Board

The Board generally meets at 7:00pm in the school library on the Monday of Week 4 and Week 9 each term.

2019 Meetings Minutes

Term 1

Monday, 25th February 2019  Meeting Minutes

Monday, 1st April 2019 Meeting Minutes

Term 2

Monday, 20th May 2019 Meeting Minutes

Monday, 24th June 2019 Meeting Minutes

Term 3

Monday, 12th August 2019 Meeting Minutes

Monday, 16th September 2019 (Open Board Meeting) Meeting Agenda Meeting Minutes : - Principal's Report Open Board Meeting 2019, Chair Report 2019

Term 4

Monday, 4th November 2019 Meeting Agenda Meeting Minutes

Monday 9th December 2019 Meeting Agenda Meeting Minutes


Previous Minutes

2018 Meeting Minutes:

Term 1

Monday, 19 February 2018  Meeting Minutes

Monday, 26th March 2018  Meeting Minutes

Term 2

Monday, 21st May 2018  Meeting Minutes

Monday, 25th June 2018 Meeting Minutes

Term 3

Monday, 6th August 2018 Meeting Minutes

Monday, 10th September 2018 - **Open Meeting**-  Meeting Minutes

Term 4

Monday, 29th October 2018 Meeting Minutes

Monday, 3rd December 2018 Meeting Minutes


Members are expected to attend all meetings and abide by the Board ‘Code of Conduct’.

Board members take part in:

  • Establishing and reviewing the school’s objectives, priorities and general policy directions
  • Planning of financial arrangements to fund those objectives, priorities and directions
  • Evaluate the performance in achieving them; and
  • Formulate codes of conducts for students.


Sign off on the Delivery and Performance Agreement with the Director General.

Determine dress code for students when attending or representing the school.

Promote the school in the community.


  • Charges and contributions
  • Extra cost optional components of educational programs
  • Items to be supplied by a student for personal use in an educational program; and
  • Agreements or arrangements for advertising or sponsorship in relation to the school


Provide advice to the Principal on the implementation of religious education and religious activities 

Take part in the selection of the Principal and may be involved in the selection of teaching staff.

The School Board does not take part in the day to day management of the school or its staff including:

  • Operational management of the school
  • Educational instruction of students
  • Exercising authority over teaching staff or employees at the school, or
  • Intervene in the management or operation of a school fund.

Relevant Documents

School Survey Data and Analysis 2018

School Board Report 2018

School Board Report 2017

School Board Report 2014

Facitilies Improvement Sub-Committee

School Survey Data and Analysis 2016

Terms of Reference 

School Business Plan 2018 -2020 

Delivery and Performance Agreement 

Independent School Review Findings 2017

Independent School Review Findings 2014


Code of Conduct


 Please click on each member's name to read a brief biography about themselves.

School Board Members 2019


Mr John Worthy




Staff Representatives

Mrs Vicki Tennant


Mr Nick Stenhouse 


Parent Representatives

Mr Callan Rose


Mrs Yuliya Novik


Mr Ian Garrett


Mr Sean Johnson


Rebecca Mitchell

 Community Representative


Mrs Liza Harvey


Contacting the School Board

Chair, Ms Yuliya Novik

Executive Officer, Mr John Worthy