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Sport at Westlake Girls High School

Westlake Girls is one of New Zealand’s leading sporting schools, with a strong commitment to sporting excellence. All our students are encouraged to participate in a school sport during their time at Westlake. We have over 30 sports ranging from Athletics to Yachting with opportunities both for the committed athlete to develop their potential, and also for others to play at social or beginner level. Engagement in sport enables students to experience the health benefits that sport offers while building a strong team and school spirit which involves staff, students and the extended Westlake community. In addition to providing opportunities to develop personal and leadership skills, sport also fosters social interaction and a sense of fair play.

The success of sport at Westlake Girls relies on volunteers working away in the background to promote individuals and teams. Each sport has a school coordinator who is supported by staff, parents, caregivers and senior students for coaches and managers. Sport at Westlake Girls is based on a user-pay system.

The Sports Department located in P9 provides information on all sporting activities and is open during school hours for queries or alternatively contact: sport@westlakegirls.school.nz.  You can also find our Sport Brochure, Code of Behaviour and useful links below.

The Westlake Girls School App is a valuable communication tool which gives access to sports information via your Apple or Android phone or tablet. The app is free and can be downloaded from your App store by searching for Westlake Girls High.

Sport Contacts

Liz PageDirector of Sport 09 489 4169 Ext 715Email
April IeremiaSports Coordinator 09 489 4169 Ext 704Email
Elizabeth O’LearySports Coordinator09 489 4169 Ext 713Email
Karyn BakerNetball Coordinator 09 489-4169 Ext 717Email
Kim DowdenSenior Lead Rowing Coach 09 489 4169 Ext 776Email
Stuart DoveSports Complex Coordinator Email
Taryn AbelSports Administrator09 489 4169 Ext 781 

Supporting Sport at Westlake Girls

Sport at Westlake Girls would not be possible without the support of our local community. As one of New Zealand’s largest girls schools, we can add value to your business by connecting your brand with our diverse local community. If you would like to become a partner of Westlake Girls Sport please Click Here  to learn more or get in contact with Kim Dowden  (kdowden@westlakegirls.school.nz) to learn more.

Westlake Girls Sport is kindly supported by Giltrap North Shore. For every new or used Holden or Kia sold, Giltrap North Shore will donate $200 to Westlake Girls sport when the purchaser mentions they are from Westlake Girls High School.

School holiday changes due to Covid-19

School holidays are from Monday 30 March to Tuesday 14 April inclusive. Online learning will recommence on Wednesday 15 April. More details to follow.