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Invite to NCEA Review evening

As part of the ongoing government review of NCEA, Westlake Girls’ High School is completing a detailed submission to the advisory panel, and we would love your input.

We are inviting parents, members of our local community and particularly those who have children in one of our schools in the Pupuke Kahui Ako…

Subject Choice Evening 15 August

If your daughter is Year 11-13 in 2019, you are warmly invited to our Subject Choice Information Evening on Wednesday 15 August in the Staff Room (upstairs in the Gernhoefer Admin Centre) and D Block.

This is an opportunity for students, parents/caregivers and whanau to speak with teachers about what a subject entails at NCEA…

School open on 15 August

The industrial action planned for Wednesday 15 August affects primary school teachers and principals only. Westlake Girls High School will be operating as normal. 

Chemical spill in Science Lab

On Wednesday 1 August,  elemental mercury was spilled when a container broke in one of our science labs.  Unfortunately the spill was not reported immediately and we are now working to ensure the room is being cleaned to hazardous material standards.

We have been advised that the health risk to students is minimal if they…

Enrolment/Interview evenings

Our Enrolment/Interview Evenings are underway! 

When: All of the evenings are from 4-7pm 

Enrolment Night 1 – Monday 30 July 2018 (Surname A-J)
Enrolment Night 2 – Wednesday 1 August 2018 (Surname K-Q)
Enrolment Night 3 – Tuesday 7 August 2018 (Surname R-Z)
Enrolment Night 4 – Thursday 9 August 2018 (Catch-up)

Where: Westlake Girls High School (staff room,…

Late start for students Thursday 2 August

Westlake Girls will be starting later on Thursday 2 August to allow staff to meet in the morning to work on Professional Development projects.

Classes for students will begin at 9.30am. There will be no form time so students go straight to Period 1 at 9.30am. There will be 25 minutes of teaching time lost…

YouthQuake this week

Our annual school production is on this week at Westlake Boys High School! YouthQuake runs from Tuesday 24 July to Saturday 28 July, 7.30pm, with a matinee on Saturday 28 July at 2.30pm.

An original piece by teachers from both Westlake schools, YouthQuake was devised in collaboration with a number of students. In late 2017,…

School tour available

For those that missed out on attending our Open Night on 3 July, we are holding a school tour at 3.30pm on Monday 30 July. You’ll have the opportunity to meet students and staff, tour the buildings and grounds and receive an information pack. 

There’s no need to register – just come along and meet us…

Volunteers needed

The Learning Enhancement department is looking for volunteers to support students who have Special Assessment Conditions in tests and examinations. This means that you would be:
– Flexible with your time