Parents and Friends Association

Somerville House parents and students enjoy the networking and resource benefits of an active and supportive Parents and Friends Association who remain focused on raising money to provide and improve amenities and resources for the School and help Support Groups to meet the particular needs of each student activity.

Who We Are

Members of the P&F Executive Committee, elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in June each year, manage the affairs of the Association and oversee the management and governance of  the Support Groups and two commercial businesses.

2020 P&F Meeting Dates

Executive 7.00pm to 9.00pm, General 7.00pm to 8.00pm

General meetings are held each term, with dates, times and locations advised in the Newsletter. These meetings provide an opportunity to keep up-to-date on aspects of School life, including educational or staff changes within the School, and all parents are welcome to attend.

DATEITEMVENUE
Tuesday 4 FebruaryExecutive MeetingCumbooquepa Room
Tuesday 18 FebruaryGeneral MeetingFewings Room
Tuesday 17 MarchExecutive MeetingFewings Room
Tuesday 28 AprilExecutive MeetingFewings Room
Tuesday 12 MayGeneral MeetingCumbooquepa Room
Tuesday 9 JuneExecutive Meeting and AGMCumbooquepa Room
Tuesday 21 JulyExecutive MeetingCumbooquepa Room
Tuesday 11 AugustGeneral MeetingFewings Room
Tuesday 8 SeptemberExecutive MeetingFewings Room
Tuesday 20 OctoberGeneral MeetingFewings Room
Tuesday 17 NovemberExecutive MeetingFewings Room


P&F Executive Committee

President: Mrs Andrea O’Halloran

Vice President: Mrs Emily Carrigan

Vice President Support Groups: Mrs Helen Barnard

Vice President Communications: Mrs Jane Rowan

Foundation Representative: Mr Derek Meggitt

Treasurer: Mr Chris Peters

Secretary: Dr Andrew Richmond

Who We Are

The Association also fosters fellowships between parents, friends, teachers and students, and provides an avenue for parents to learn more about the educational and other activities of the School while meeting in a social environment.

The Somerville House P&F support the school by raising money to provide amenities and resources to meet the particular needs of student activities. 

P&F Businesses

The P&F Association operates two commercial businesses on the School campus. The Somerwear Uniform Shop and Somerfare Tuckshop cater for the School clothing and stationery requirements and the culinary and nutritional needs of students, these businesses are proudly operated by the Parents & Friends Association (P&F), with all profits being reinvested into the School.  

Parents are encouraged to volunteer their time to assist in the running of the Tuckshop (Somerfare) and the Uniform Shop (Somerwear). Working as a volunteer alongside other interested and motivates parents is a rewarding experience and benefits the School.

Somerwear Uniform Shop

Somerwear Uniform Shop provides a wide range of new and quality second-hand uniforms and resources with staff available to advise on fittings and the best equipment for your child. Somerwear is proudly operated by the P&F Association, with all profits being reinvested into the School. 

All major uniform lines are available online via the Flexischools Website.

The Uniform Shop stocks all the required Somerville House uniforms as well as:

  • School bags
  • Sports bags
  • A selection of quality second-hand uniforms
  • Stationery
  • School souvenirs
  • School support merchandise
  • Gift items

Operating hours

The Uniform Shop is open by appointment only for the remainder of Term 2 until June 19. These appointments will be between the hours of 8.00am and 2.00pm. Appointments that have been requested by email are currently being scheduled, and an email confirmation will be issued. Walk-in customers are not permitted during this time due to the need to observe social distancing rules. To make an appointment CLICK HERE.

Blazers and winter hat appointments are strongly recommended as we do not refund or exchange hats.  We recognise that blazers are an expensive item that should be carefully selected to ensure your purchase is correct.

Flexischools remains open for all other uniform purchases and parents are encouraged to use this where possible. You will receive an email from the Uniform Shop when your order has been filled and ready for pick up.

CLICK HERE to visit Flexischools.

Contact Us

To contact the Uniform Shop please phone (07) 3248 9253 after 8.45am or email uniformshop@somerville.qld.edu.au

Somerfare Tuckshop

Somerfare Tuckshop is an initiative of the Somerville House Parents and Friends Association and is operated by a proud team of volunteers and staff who understand the importance of healthy, well balanced eating. All profits are reinvested into the Somerville House community.

Tuckshop orders can be easily made online, prior to 9.00am, via the Flexischools website. This is a cashless system which must be utilised for all hot lunch orders and by Junior School students. Middle and Senior School students can make over-the-counter purchases during school breaks.

Operating Hours
Somerfare Tuckshop operates between 7.30am to 1.30pm Monday to Friday during School terms.

The Somerville House Tuckshop will operate with Flexischool Orders ONLY for students and staff. There will be NO over the counter sales or breakfast. To place an order go to the Flexischools web page CLICK HERE.

Thank you for your support and understanding during these difficult times.

Contact Us

To contact the Tuckshop please phone Janet Kavouraki on (07) 3033 9215.

Contact Us

For any P&F enquiries please contact Manager of P& F Businesses, Linda O’Connor at pandf@somerville.qld.edu.au