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Clubs at WGC

If you would like to update information or advertise your club (rolling notices etc.), please get in touch with the Student Communications Committee .
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Our Clubs

The club details below are subject to change. For up-to-date details check out the 2021 CLUB BOOKLET

Run by the Arts Committee, Art Club is an open space for anyone with a love for visual art, whether it’s painting, drawing, digital art or just doodling, everyone is welcome. Throughout the year we will be hosting a variety of art-related activities to boost your skills and improve with others, possibly culminating in a club-wide zine collaboration. We will also be providing advice and tips for those going through any visual art subject, especially NCEA portfolios.

WHEN: Wednesday Lunchtime
WHERE: A04
LEADER(S): Emily Bendall & Holly Willis
CONTACT: willisho@wgc.school.nz

Amnesty is an international organisation that promotes and enforces human rights all over the world! If you get involved with our group you’ll get the opportunity to do awesome charity work (great for your CV) and learn about world issues with a group of equally passionate students.

WHEN:
Every other Monday
WHERE: The Library quiet room
LEADER(s): Rosa Davenport and Harriet Nixon
CONTACT: nixonha@wgc.school.nz, davenportro@wgc.school.nz 

We watch various anime episodes one week and the next week everyone is involved in anime-related activities. Examples of activities we do are fandubbing, Kahoots, drawing games, competitions (Hint: there are prizes!), potentially events (Armageddon Expo or afterschool movies).
Doesn’t appeal to you? Tell us what you’d like to do and we’ll do it! We have a suggestion box every lunch!
Everyone welcome!

WHEN: Thursday Lunchtimes (Begins on 25/2)
WHERE: B23 (Not Confirmed)
LEADER(S): Lucy Clancey, Rayha Samin, Nyvein Chung
CONTACT: chungny@wgc.school.nz 

 

The AV Club runs school assemblies behind the stage! We are responsible for making the microphones/music and projector work during assemblies. It is a really fun way to see how assemblies are run and you get to meet some new people in the process!

WHEN: 10 minutes before assemblies
WHERE: In the Hall
LEADER(S): Stacey Lee
CONTACT: Leest@wgc.school.nz 

Welcome to Book Club! Every other Wednesday, we discuss the books we’re into, exchange book recommendations, play games and Kahoots, and watch a movie every term! Anyone who loves to read (or loves shared baking) should come along.

WHEN: Wednesday Lunchtimes on odd weeks
WHERE: Quiet room of the library
LEADER(S): Holly Bamber & Holly Inglis
CONTACT: bamberho@wgc.school.nz

 

“2021 Chinese Club” is a club providing extension and interest for students who would like to learn more about the language and culture. Learning a language is not only about the foreign vocabulary, it is an immersion into a new and richly diverse culture. There are a range of culturally interactive activities for instance, Chinese paper cutting, quizlet, kahoots, Chinese food, festivals celebration, current popular TV shows, historical films, dancing, singing, Chinese hacky-sack as well as Chinese study tutor sessions etc. The club will meet on Tuesday fortnightly at lunchtime in B34 (Chinese classroom) and we welcome all from years 9 – 13 students who are learning Mandarin at school and your friends as well.

WHEN : TBC
WHERE : B34 (Chinese classroom)
LEADER : Ms Wang
CONTACT: liwei.wang@wgc.school.nz

Combined Choir is for students who want to experience singing in a 4 part mixed voice choir with students from both Wellington Girl’s’ and Wellington College. To get into the Combined Choir, you must audition.

WHEN: Wednesdays after school, 4:15-5:45
WHERE: Wellington College in term one
LEADER(s): Michael Fletcher and Nicola Sutherland
CONTACT: nicola.sutherland@wgc.school.nz

Uke Orchestra is a fun place for everyone, even if you can’t play the ukulele or you don’t have one. Just come along and we can teach you or you can just come and sing and hang out! We do performances at events from time to time and practice on Fridays, alternating from WGC to Wellington College. Everyone is welcome, we can’t wait to see you there!

WHEN: TBC
WHERE: TBC
LEADER(S): Frankie Huthnance, Sophia Pocock, MIllie Aislabie
CONTACT: huthnancefr@wgc.school.nz 

 

Concert Band is open to woodwind, brass, percussion, keyboard, guitar and bass players, Grade 2 or above. We play a wide range of music, including jazz, classical, movie themes, pop, and rock music. We combine with Wellington College for most rehearsals and performances, which this year include The Wellington Band & Orchestra Festival in August, and The Musical Soirée in September.

WHEN: Thursday afternoons from 4:15-5:45
WHERE: WGC hall in term one
LEADER(s): Andre Paris
CONTACT: nicola.sutherland@wgc.school.nz 

Do you love to dance? Then Dance Collective needs you. This is an all comers group and this year I am looking for a crew or group of dancers to perform at Dance NZ Made. We will need dancers and choreographers to achieve this goal. If you are keen to be involved please come along.

WHEN: Friday Lunchtimes
WHERE: WGC hall
LEADER(s): Mrs Holswich, Looking for student leaders 🙂
CONTACT: sarah.holswich@wgc.school.nz 

If you love dogs and puppies, then this is the club for you! Dog Club is about anything and everything to do with dogs! Every so often we bring in some puppies from the SPCA, we have special guests come in (dogs and humans) and special appearances from Harvey the Golden Retriever and Oakley the Schnauzer. Dog Club consists of fun quizzes, crafts, games, colouring-in and lots of puppy cuddles! If you think this is the club for you, join Dog Club this year, as it is a lot of fun and you get to learn a lot about our awesome furry buddies!!

WHEN: TBC
WHERE: TBC
LEADER(S): Amy Hopkinson, Chloe Pocock, Grace Byrne & Caelyn Daughney
CONTACT: daughneyca@wgc.school.nz 

Drama Club combines all the best parts of Drama with the added bonus of not having to be marked by a teacher. We perform scripted works, improv, games, screen acting, and showcases!! There are lots of opportunities to express yourself and your unique interests, we have created a creative and free environment to explore the stage with your friends, so come join!!

WHEN: Thursday Lunchtimes
WHERE: Drama Room 1
LEADER(S): Holly Willis & Caitlyn Morrison
CONTACT: willisho@wgc.school.nz 

Duke of Edinburgh is an internationally recognised award programme which recognises students for taking part in a variety of extracurricular activities- sporting, cultural and voluntary. There are 3 levels, Bronze (age 14+), Silver (age 15+), and Gold (age 16+). At each level, participants must undertake physical recreation, skills, and service, as well as an ‘adventurous journey’- an outdoor trip completed over a few days (e.g. tramping or kayaking).

WHEN AND WHERE: TBC
LEADER(s): Mr Walker
CONTACT: paul.walker@wgc.school.nz

 

WGC Feminist Club believes that all people should be treated equally and given equal opportunities regardless of their identity – does this sound like something that interests you? ANYONE is welcome at Feminist Club 2021 to learn and discuss feminist issues and topics in today’s society, whether you identify as a feminist or not. This year will be full of fun, laughter and conversation so make sure to come join us!

WHEN: TBC
WHERE: TBC
LEADER(S): Ruby Christensen-Walden & Eliza O’donnell
CONTACT: christensenwaldenru@wgc.school.nz or odonnellel@wgc.school.nz

It isn’t often you are able to sit down, and have an honest and open discussion with others on issues that matter. At WGC feminist radio, this is what we do. We are a group of intersectional feminists, who work together to create a radio show about a range of issues that affect both us and the wider world. Fem Radio is broadcast on Wellington Access Radio 106.1FM, every Thursday from 4-5, and we meet every Wednesday interval as well. If you don’t know what intersectional feminism is, don’t worry! We are all continuously learning, so if you have a passion for equality, come along for a trial. 🙂

WHEN : TBC
WHERE : TBC
LEADER : TBC
CONTACT : mainwaringro@wgc.school.nz

Are you learning French at school? Or have you spoken French in another lifetime (overseas, in your dreams, somewhere else?)
If so, you are welcome to join our WGC French Club. All students welcome, from Years 9 – 13. Lots of fun activities guaranteed
Time and place still to be confirmed. Come along to see us at the Clubs Expo. Or look out for our announcements in Community News and on notice boards around the school.

WHEN: TBC
WHERE: B36
LEADER: TBC
CONTACT: janet.mccallister@wgc.school.nz

 

The German club welcomes anyone who would like to connect with German-speaking cultures and/or the German language. Join us for a range of activities and games organised by the German Language Associates. We meet fortnightly in B33. See you there!

WHEN: TBC
WHERE: B33
LEADER: TBC
CONTACT: annabelle.sinclair@wgc.school.nz

Gift is an open space to anyone, whether you believe in God or not. We believe that God has created everyone for a purpose and loves every single person infinitely. This is a safe space where everyone is accepting and welcoming of each other, no judgement. Overall Gift is just a fun time of sharing your beliefs and strengthening your faith! Come along if you’re Christian or not for food, fun and Jesus!

WHEN: Every Friday
WHERE: DR1, once a month in the Hall
LEADER(s): Jasmine Thomas, Ella Jourdain, Nina Rajan, Moya Broad, Esmae Collet, Keziah Wema, Johanna McDermott, Kate Shadbolt
CONTACT: thomasja@wgc.school.nz 

Interact is a rotary funded charity group between Wellington College and Wellington Girls’ College. It is open to all year 11-13s that want to meet new people and volunteer for the benefit of the community. 🙂

WHEN: Every other Tuesday 4-5pm starting 23rd February
WHERE: WGC in P2 A/B
LEADER(S): Evelyn Barber, Jessica Cho and Elsa Zhao as deputy
CONTACT: choje@wgc.school.nz 

 

Jazz combo is for people who are interested in jazz music, who want to learn more and improve their improv and jazz playing skills. Past experience required 🙂

WHEN: TBC
WHERE: WGC Music Department
LEADER(s): Mr Stewart
CONTACT: cameron.stewart@wgc.school.nz, hughesem@wgc.school.nz,

 

If you’re looking for a fun and relaxed club, come to Latin and Classics Club! We run activities based around the ancient Greeks and Romans, like colouring-in, watching Horrible Histories, and competing in fun mythology quizzes for prizes. You can come as often as you’d like, and everyone is welcome – you don’t need to know anything about Latin or Classics to come along!

WHEN: Every second Monday
WHERE: B31
LEADER(S): Lisa Artmann & Riya Sarker
CONTACT: sarkerri@wgc.school.nz

 

Mahjong is a tile-based game that was developed in China. It’s played by four players and can help improve your memory and decision-making skills. Mahjong can also help you think on different spectrums and build your observation skills! Mahjong makes an excellent social activity to play with your friends and meet new people. So if you’re looking for something new, or just wanting to give it a go, come along to Mahjong Club!

WHEN: Fortnightly at Lunchtime
WHERE: TBC
LEADER(S): Vanessa Kong, Celia Wu & Renee Luo
CONTACT: kongva@wgc.school.nz

The Musical Theatre Club is a club created for those who enjoy anything musical theatre. We will be learning songs, scenes and dance routines throughout the year as we work towards the goal of a small showcase (participation shall be optional). You will be given the chance to do big and small group numbers, as well as have solo moments and even audition practice. Whether you can sing, dance and act all at once or you are just strong in one of those areas, there is a place for you in this club. It is a great way to meet people with similar interests and escape school stress.

WHEN: Monday Lunchtime (Begins Term 2)
WHERE: TBC
LEADER(S): Helen Garnett
CONTACT: garnetthe@wgc.school.nz

Orchestra is for players of string, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. No audition is needed (except for section leaders), but the WGC Orchestra is not suitable for complete beginners. However, we can certainly adapt parts to simplify them if necessary. Orchestra is also made up of students from Wellington Girls’ College and Wellington College.

WHEN: TBA
WHERE: Wellington College Term 1
LEADER(s): Mike Ashton
CONTACT: paul.maskill@wgc.school.nz  nicola.sutherland@wgc.school.nz

Running club is held on Monday lunchtimes every week (rain permitting) where anyone from any year and any running ability can come and go for a lunchtime run with the group. We all run at different paces and there are times to relax or work harder depending on what you want to do. We vary between a few routes close to school including the waterfront and the botanical gardens. Come join a fun and supportive environment to keep your fitness up as well as heading out to check out the Wellington scenery.

WHEN: Monday Lunchtimes (weather permitting)
WHERE: Gym Foyer
LEADER(s): Jessica Hughes & Carly Smith
CONTACT: smithca@wgc.school.nz 

Poetry Club allows you to share poems, creative writing, small scripts, song lyrics, and short stories. We provide a safe space to share and celebrate your work amongst your peers.

WHEN: Every second Tuesday
WHERE: Quiet room of the library
LEADER(S): Holly Willis
CONTACT: willisho@wgc.school.nz

Showquest is an exciting performance arts/art/technology/culture competition which WGC competes in every second year. We have been working on our entry and are now looking for creatives and performers to get involved. We need choreographers, costume designers, video creators, performers (who are up to dance and act), make up artists and props makers. Check out the website for more information.

https://sites.google.com/wgc.school.nz/wgcshowquest/home

*The final performance day is the 22nd of June 

WHEN: Monday Lunchtimes, Monday 3:45-6pm, and Sunday from 1-5pm (term two only)
WHERE: Hall/DR1
LEADER(S): Katie Howes & Sarah Holswich
CONTACT: sarah.holswish@wgc.school.nz

Spectrum is WGC’s LGBTQ+ club. We discuss all kinds of queer topics from politics to movies and historical events. We aim to provide a safe space for LGBT+ students to share opinions and make friends with other LGBT+ students.

WHEN: Friday Lunchtime
WHERE: R04
LEADER(S): Helen Garnett
CONTACT: gernetthe@wgc.school.nz

 

 

 

We are trying to raise awareness about road safety and keep everyone safe

WHEN: TBC
WHERE: TBC
LEADER(S): Lucy Maurice
CONTACT: mauricelu@wgc.school.nz

 

Study Centre is an after school club run by the Student Learning Committee which takes place once a week! If you need support with any of your subjects, then come along, as students who have previously taken the subject will be there to help you! Study Centre is a great opportunity for you to feel more confident with your school work, meet new people, and have some free food. You can attend as many or as few sessions as you like.

WHEN: After school (day TBC)
WHERE: Quiet study space in the library
LEADER(S): Student Learning Committee
CONTACT: greenwoodam@wgc.school.nz

Wandering around at lunchtimes with nothing to do? Check out our club! The Tabletop Club is a great way to get into tabletop RPGs like dungeons and dragons and more, even if RPGs aren’t your thing pop in to play boardgames and socialize!

WHEN: TBC
WHERE: B23
LEADER(S): Katie Brown & Nayla Bismo
CONTACT: brownka@wgc.school.nz or bismona@wgc.school.nz 

Teal is a large all-comers choir for any WGC students who love to sing. All are welcome! Auditions are done in groups and are only to decide on voice parts. There is no pressure and we are very friendly 🙂

WHEN: 7:50-8:45 on a Thursday morning, as well as Thursday Lunchtimes
WHERE: WGC Hall
LEADER(s): Nicola Sutherland
CONTACT: nicola.sutherland@wgc.school.nz

 

 

Our club films and edits videos of school events which are then played at assemblies throughout the year. One major thing we do is make the retrospective video that plays at prize-giving at the end of the year. So if you enjoy filming or editing this is the club for you. If you are interested feel free to email us.

WHEN: Most Wednesday lunchtimes
WHERE: TBC
LEADER(S): Isabella Ching & Gemma Pugh
CONTACT: Tealtv@wgc.school.nz

 

 

WGCSC is the Wellington Girls’ College Singing Collective. We will sing a few songs throughout the year and we do appreciate suggestions from club members. It is a good option if you enjoy singing in a group and want to meet some new people. We are a lively bunch, but do hope to learn as many songs as possible. Your singing skills will slowly improve although you will not be made to do anything you are uncomfortable doing. We mainly work towards assembly performances and our end of year showcase but we will decide whether or not to do so based on how comfortable people are with it and how far we’ve gotten with our songs. No prior singing experience or musical knowledge is needed, and we are welcome to all!

WHEN: Tuesday Lunchtimes
WHERE: DR2
LEADER(S): Laura Foster & Jasmine Beer
CONTACT: fosterla@wgc.school.nz