Student Council


  • to represent the student voice on matters of general concern to students in Salesian Secondary College
  • to support the management and staff in the development of the school
  • to enhance communication between students, management, staff and parents
  • to promote an environment conducive to educational and personal development
  • to promote friendship and respect among pupils
  • to contribute to the development of school policies
  • to nurture a range of important skills among students, such as participating in meetings, negotiating, responsible leadership and collaborative problem solving
  • to develop leadership and organisational skills through the research, planning, organisation and implementation of a whole school project to be decided upon by each individual student council at the beginning of each year. Projects may include, but are not limited to areas such as:
    • Charity fundraisers
    • Mental health awareness campaigns
    • Physical improvement of the school
    • Community improvement projects


Student Council Officers 2020-2021

Tara Fitzgerald (Chairperson)

Paige Tillotson (Secretary)

Eoghan Kelly (Treasurer)

Brandon Kehoe (P.R)


Work carried out by the Student Council

  • Meetings are held every Monday lunchtime and are frequently attended by our Vice-Principals and Principal.
  • Some of the main issues highlighted, discussed and dealt with in 2020 were:
    • Car park lighting was improved
    • Toilet amenities were upgraded and included the provision of hand sanitiser
    • Provision of After school study/possibility of extending was investigated
    • Reusable water bottles were extensively researched
  • Ongoing issues continue to be addressing litter in the school and the possibility of reducing the consumption of plastic on the school grounds.
  • The Council worked very well and special commendations must go to the six Sixth year students who were highly efficient and proactive. Thank you so much for your great service to the school.