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About Westlake


We update our policies regularly. The policies that are not linked to documents are available on request by emailing Board Secretary and EA to Principal Jane Stanley, Marie McKerrow at: 

School Policies

1.1 Education Outside the Classroom
1.1 Guideline – Sports Guidelines and Rules
1.2 International Trips Policy
1.3 NQF NCEA Policy Update
1.4 Secondary Tertiary Alignment Resource (STAR)
1.5 Work Experience and Work Placement
1.6 Gifted and Talented/Scholarship
1.7 ESOL (Eng as second language) Policy
2.1 School Reporting
2.2 Time in Lieu Policy
3.1 Leave – Discretionary
3.2 Professional Development
3.4 Staff Exit Policy
3.5 Performance Management
3.6 Personnel – Teaching Staff Appointments
3.8 Personnel – Teacher Trainees
3.9 Personnel – Support Staff Appointments
3.10 Timetabling Policy
4.1 Purchasing and Invoicing
4.2 Sensitive Expenditure
4.3 Credit Card Policy
4.4 Property Maintenance
5.1 Child Abuse
5.2 Crisis
5.3 Drug and Alcohol
5.4 Emergency Disaster
5.5 Health and Safety
5.6 In-School Discipline and Fairness
5.7 Sexual Racial Bullying Harassment
5.8 Cyber Safety
5.9 Child Protection Policy
5.10 Transport
5.11 Learning Enhancement and Health Centre
5.12 Smoke-Free
5.13 Food and Nutrition
5.14 Food Handling and Safety
6.1 Privacy
6.2 Complaints
6.3 Uniform
6.4 International Students
6.5 Surveillance, Surrender, Retention and Search

Board Policies


1.1 School Strategies Plan Policy
1.2 Curriculum Delivery Policy
1.3 Treaty of Waitangi Policy

Documentation and Self Review

2.1 Reporting Policy
2.2 Self-Review Policy


3.1 Reporting Policy
3.2 Appointments Policy 
3.3 Protected Disclosures Policy

Financial and Property Management

4.1 Financial Planning Policy
4.2 Financial Condition Policy
4.3 Asset Protection Policy

Health and Safety

5.1 Health and Safety Policy
5.2 Child Protection Policy
5.3 School Discipline 
5.4 Managing Challenging Behaviour & Restraint Policy

General Legislation and Administration

6.1 Privacy Policy
6.2 Complaints Policy 
6.3 Uniform Policy
6.4 Enrolment Policy
6.5 International Students Policy
6.6 Media Communication Policy
6.7 Protection and Sharing of Intellectual Property Policy (creative commons & copyright licensing) Policy
6.8 Legal Responsibilities Policy1


Open Evening

Open Evening for students wanting to enrol at Westlake Girls for 2025

We will be holding an Open Evening for those considering enrolling at Westlake Girls in 2025 on Tuesday, 23 July. There will be a brief talk at 4 pm and repeated at 6 pm in our Event Centre. These talks will then be followed by guided tours of the school. All are welcome. No need to book; just come along.

Online enrolment opens 1 July.