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Student Leadership

We have a range of student leadership opportunities available to students at all year levels. We encourage students to take up the challenge of being a leader in formal and informal positions.

Head Students 2021

The roles of the Head Students include representing the school at public events, running school assemblies, supporting our school charity, chairing the fortnightly Executive Council meetings, student representative on the Parents’ Association – dealing with dances, balls and the leavers’ function, as well as running assemblies and being on the Prefects Panel.

The Head Students play important roles within the school as role models by being active, present and enthusiastic about all aspects of student life. They also support each other, and ensure they help create the best possible school environment.

Committee/Kōmiti

As part of our formal leadership process our Year 13 students can be selected to be members of our Students Executive or a member of our Student Committee/Kōmiti.

Each Committee/Kōmiti has a staff member who acts as their mentor and support them through the year.

The most important aspect of this committee is to provide a platform where people are supported in all their creative endeavours across all elements of the Arts, and to kindle an enthusiasm for these various cultural activities in the school.

The most important aspect of this committee is to celebrate and share our WGC diversity, to ensure everyone feels accepted, welcome and safe at WGC regardless of their sexuality, culture, religion.

The most important aspect of this committee is to engage the WGC community in the history of the school and to work towards identifying current material to be archived for future generations.

The most important aspect of this committee is to generate interest and enthusiasm for House activities at WGC.

Te Ranga Māreikura provides leadership for all Māori students at WGC, represents Māori as a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner on the Student Executive Committee and supports the school to promote Māori language and culture.
Membership of Te Ranga Māreikura is open to Year 12 Māori students who will be in Year 13 in the following year. The members will be voted for by all Māori students (Year 9-13) at Wellington Girls’ College.

Fala Pasifika provides leadership for all Pacific students at WGC, represents Pacific People on the Student Executive Committee and supports the school to promote Pacific languages and cultures.
Membership of Fala Pasifika is open to Year 12 Pacific students who will be in Year 13 in the following year. The members will be voted for by all Pacific students (Year 9 – 13) at Wellington Girls’ College.

The most important aspect of this committee is to support the communication of student information in the school in a variety of ways. Supporting the school by creating posters and online reminders to support the schools vision and values, messages and rules.

The most important aspect of this committee is to generate enthusiasm for the various sporting activities and the WGC Supporters Club for Wellington Girls’ College students.

The most important aspect of this committee is to foster and promote student voice within the school and action appropriate needs and wants of the students. They oversee the election process for a Student Council and support the students throughout the year.

The most important aspect of this committee is to continually develop and sustain a passion for learning within the students of Wellington Girls’ College and provide support for everyone in the ways of learning.

The most important aspect of this committee is to develop and manage the delivery of the Tuakana Teina Programme at WGC. Your role is to ensure that all Year 9 students are supported in their transition to WGC.

This most important aspect of this committee is to help ensure that all students feel comfortable and confident within the school environment.