Year 8 Leadership Programme

All our Year 8 students are leaders in our school. Each Year 8 student is a member of a leadership team and has the responsibility of leading the school at various times throughout the year. As well as their leadership responsibilities, each Year 8 student is a role model for the rest of the school.

PALs (Physical Activity Leaders)

  • Organise and lead house groups on sports days, such as Cross Country, Athletics Day.
  • Provide opportunities for organised sport at lunchtime.

Media Team

  • Support teachers and students with class blogs.
  • Keep community informed of events through blogs and support e-learning across the school.
  • Responsible for digitally recording and documenting all events throughout the school year.

Young Vinnie's Group

  • Lead values assemblies and promote special character values.
  • Lead House groups in special character initiatives.
  • Organise and run events to support the Christchurch Young Vinnie's Group, such as "Grab ya woollies".

Eco Leaders

  • Lead and promote school wide sustainability initiatives. 
  • Lead house groups in environmental challenges and explore ways to promote sustainability in school community.
  • Leaders of our 'Green Fingers Club' and responsible for our chooks.

2019 Pals 
Back row: (from left) Taylor, Alacoque, Meg and Aaron
Front row: Abby, Isabella, Noah, Lucy and Sophia
2019 Media Team
Back row: (from left) Preston, Charlie and Lochlan
Front row: Tom, Jacob and Reuben
2019 Young Vinnie's Leaders
Standing (from left): Olivia, Abby, Lily, Ciara and Millie
Sitting: Gabrielle, Luca, Nirvana and Mya
2019 Eco Leaders
From left: Neela, Peter, Maeve, Herman, Eamon, Sophie, George, Efa and Clara.
All year 8 students also have the opportunity to deliver the house points at assembly on a rostered basis.  
These opportunities and strategies to build leadership, key competencies and resilience are offered to all Year 8 children.