The purpose of the Pastoral School Board is to involve the
local community in the "big picture" of school planning and to assist
in setting direction for the school. The board is ‘pastoral’ by nature as it is
concerned with nurturing the dignity and self worth of people, building life
giving relationships and the wholistic educational welfare of the students.
School boards within the Catholic education system do not follow a business/management
The Pastoral School Board has a range of responsibilities: