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Late start for students 21 June

Westlake Girls High School students will be starting later on Thursday 21 June to allow staff to meet in the morning to plan Professional Development projects for 2018. Classes for students will begin at 9.30am.

There will be no form time so students go straight to Period 1. A total of 25 minutes of teaching…

Korean Night sold out

Due to popular demand, tickets for our combined Westlake Girls and Boys School Korean Night tonight have sold out! Unfortunately there will be no door sales available. 

Thank you to everyone who has purchased tickets and is coming along to enjoy a fantastic night. Doors open at 6.15pm for a 7pm start. 

Important information for Tuesday 5 June

There will be some changes to the day arrangements and finish time for Tuesday 5 June. Under the Secondary Teachers Collective Agreement, teachers that are Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) union members are entitled to have two Paid Union Meetings (PUM) in a year if they need them.

The PPTA has asked all their members…

Second Hand Uniform Shop open

Our Second Hand Uniform Shop will open again this Friday, 1 June.  All items have been returned from the dry cleaners and are in great condition.

The shop will be open during lunch time, in Meeting Room One in the Gernhoefer Admin Centre. Come to reception and you will be directed through.

Information on 13 Reasons Why

You may be aware of the recent publicity around a second season of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why”. This series was released worldwide at 7pm last Friday, 18 May.

The Series explores issues many young people face, such as suicide and suicide bereavement, sexual violence, drug-use, bullying, domestic violence and peer pressure.

All 13 episodes…

Second Hand shop closed

Due to the fire in our hall this week, the Second Hand shop which is run by our Parents Forum will be closed until further notice.

No items were damaged, however they will be taken to the dry cleaners. We will keep you updated on the situation

We thank parents for your understanding of the situation. 

Fire in school hall

On Wednesday 16 May we experienced a small fire in our school hall, caused by a faulty electric light in the ceiling. No one was in the hall at the time.

There has been some fire damage to the ceiling, but no other obvious damage to the hall or adjoining buildings. A structural assessment will…

Late start this Thursday

Westlake Girls will be starting later on Thursday 17 May to allow staff to meet in the morning to work on Professional Development projects for 2018.

Classes for students will begin at 9.30am. There will be no form time so students go straight to Period One. There will be 20 minutes of teaching time lost…

High Tea tickets available

Pupuke House is fundraising for the Breast Cancer Foundation through a High Tea on Mothers Day.

Tickets are available for this very special afternoon, to be held at 1.30pm Sunday 13 May in the school hall. Tickets are $45 per person and everyone leaves with a goodie bag worth more than $70! The event is…

Students in ANZAC Day Commemorative Service

Several of our students are taking part in the ANZAC Day Parade and Commemorative Service in Takapuna on Wednesday. If you’d like to attend the parade, it will begin from Sanders Avenue at 9.25am and proceed to The Strand for the 9.30am Commemorative Service. Westlake Girls High School students will take part in the…