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Mid-Winter Concert this Thursday

It’s nearly here! Our Mid-Winter Concert at Holy Trinity Cathedral is this Thursday, 20 June! Featuring the Big Sing award-winning choirs and the top orchestras from Westlake Schools, this special evening also includes guest alumna Natasha Wilson. Natasha is currently studying at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

The concert is 7-9pm, and tickets are…

Strike action cancelled

We have been given notification that the PPTA strike action planned for 25 June (Year 11) and 2 July (Year 12) has been cancelled. Classes will be held as usual on those days. 

Strike and late start information

We have been notified that the PPTA planned strike action for Monday 17 June is not proceeding, and as such it will be a Day 2 timetable for all students at Westlake Girls High School. We have not received notification about the remaining planned strike days (25 June for Year 11 and…

Les Misérables School Edition

Tickets to the Westlake Schools production of Les Miserables are now on sale! The show is running in the evenings from 23-27 July with a matinee on Saturday 27 July. Tickets available here

Strike called off

The PPTA has confirmed the strike action planned for Tuesday 11 June, affecting Year 10 students, is not proceeding. 

Tuesday will therefore be a normal Day 4 for all students at Westlake Girls High School.
 
We have not received any communication regarding the other proposed “rostering home” strikes affecting Year 11 and 12…

Chickenpox case confirmed at Westlake

The Health Centre has been advised that there has been a confirmed case of chickenpox in the Year 11  cohort and the infected student was at school during the contagious phase of the infection.

Early symptoms are the same as a common cold and the virus is spread by coughing and sneezing. It can take…

PPTA strike on Tuesday

The PPTA has confirmed further strike action as a result of negotiations over the Secondary Teachers’ Collective Agreement. The nature of this action will be a withdrawal of all labour, on a rolling schedule, related to year levels.

The first of these will be on Tuesday 4 June and affects Year 9 students. There will be no scheduled…

PPTA strike day confirmed

Westlake Girls High School confirms that the proposed Post-Primary Teachers’ Association strike action is proceeding, and will take place on Wednesday, 29 May.

Because this will affect a number of teaching staff at Westlake Girls High School, there will be no scheduled classes this Wednesday, and we advise parents to keep your daughters at home….

Late start Thursday 30 May

Thursday 30 May will be a late start for students to allow teachers to undertake Professional Development relating to improving teaching, learning and student outcomes.

Students will begin the day at 10.05am and go straight to Period 2. There will be no form time or Period 1…