Every student is encouraged to show initiative and exhibit leadership in all that they do. There are many occasions and opportunities to develop and exercise leadership skills.

The Student Representative Council (SRC) is a group of students elected by their peers. Each year group sends class representatives to the council, which meets fortnightly to discuss issues of concern and school decisions that affect them.

Year 11 elect SRC representatives who will work with each year group in addition to their own. At the end of year 11, during the Term 3, students are invited to apply for a position of leadership in Year 12. They are nominated to belong to a team of leaders that involve a captain, vice captain, RE and mission captain, sports captain, house captains, SRC, transport monitors, and prefects with a focus on an area of school life.

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