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Westlake Schools Mid-Winter Concert

The combined Westlake schools invite you to an extraordinary mid-winter event featuring our top choirs and orchestras.

With special guest alumna Natasha Wilson, currently studying at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, this evening will be a celebration of Westlake’s award-winning music ensembles. Featuring a range of musical styles, this one-night-only event isn’t to be…

Reception opening hours

Opening hours for reception over the holidays are:

Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April: 9am – 3pm
Friday 19 April to Friday 26 April: Closed  

Reception will reopen as normal on Monday 29 April. 

During the holidays, a skeleton admin staff will be working, so please use the contacts page on our website to…

Late start next Thursday

The school allows teachers a small amount of time (about two days each term) to undertake Professional Development relating to improving teaching, learning and student outcomes.

The second PD session for Term 1 will take place over Period 1 on Thursday 4 April. Students will…

Changes to 3 x 3 Basketball finals today

Due to the weather conditions in Tauranga, the Tauranga City Council has moved the national broadcast of the remembrance service for the victims of the Christchurch mosques shootings indoors to the Trustpower Arena, where the NZSS 3×3 Basketball Championships are currently underway. While the service will be held in a different part of the Arena, police have advised…

Summer Tournament updates

Here’s the latest from our Summer Tournament Teams:

PREMIER TENNIS (NZSS Tennis Championships)
Semi-final 6-0 win against Palmerston North Girls High School. The team will play St Kentigern College in the final today. 


PREMIER VOLLEYBALL (NZSS Volleyball Championships Division 1)

Wednesday (am)             3-0 win against Bethlehem College
Wednesday (pm)             3-0 win against Whakatane High School


Colour Your Day

On Friday 22 March, Westlake Girls High School is holding a mufti day to show support for our Muslim community. Part of a nation-wide initiative, students are asked to wear bright colours, however please note that if there is a footwear requirement for subjects such as science or technology, these must still be met….

Netball coaches wanted

We are currently seeking enthusiastic coaches for all age-groups in our very successful Netball programme. In particular, we are looking to appoint an experienced coach to the role of Year 10 Team 1 Head Coach. These roles involve coaching a team  competing in the Netball North Harbour competition on Saturdays from May through to…

Year 13 Tertiary Information Evening

If your daughter is in Year 13, we would love to see you (and her) at our Tertiary Information Evening on Tuesday 26 March. 
Choosing a university, or even deciding if university is the right path, is difficult. This event is a wonderful opportunity to hear from New Zealand’s leading universities in one…

Change of date – Borneo Information Evening

Our Borneo Information Evening for current Year 12 students and their parents on Thursday 21 March has unfortunately been cancelled. However, we would love to see you at one of the other two evenings – Tuesday 19 March (TONIGHT) or Wednesday 20 March (tomorrow night). 

Both presentations will be held at 6.30pm in the Staffroom,…