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Important changes to bus timetables

Auckland Transport (AT) is changing the Public Bus services on the North Shore on 1 October. They have decided to also make changes to some school bus routes and times.

These will affect bus users from the start of Term 4 (Monday 15 October). There has been no consultation with the school about these…

STEAM applications close this Friday

Students who will joining us in Year 9 in 2019 are invited to apply for our STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Music) enrichment programme. It’s a great programme for students who enjoy a challenge, and helps in developing global competencies such as critical thinking, collaboration, characther, creativity and citizenship.

Students wishing to apply for the STEAM…

Mufti Day this Wednesday

There is a mufti-day at school on Wednesday 29 August to raise funds for the Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day. We are encouraging our students to wear yellow and to purchase a daffodil being sold by our Prefects.

Late start on Thursday 30 August

Westlake Girls High School will be starting later on Thursday 30 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…

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…