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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.

2022 Cross Country Registration

Our Cross Country event will take place at Westlake Girls on Thursday 5 May. It’s a House event with House points allocated to all participating students. The event is compulsory for all Year 9 students, who do not need to register. All students in Years 10- 13 must register prior to Tuesday 3 May, using the link below. 

2022 Cross Country Event Registration Form 

Sport Contacts

Leisen Jobe Head of Faculty: PE, Health and Sport 09 49 41 69 Ext 781 Email
Liz Page Director of Sport  09 489 4169 Ext 715 Email
April Ieremia Sports Manager  09 489 4169 Ext 704 Email
Elizabeth O’Leary Sports Manager 09 489 4169 Ext 713 Email
Will Lacey Sports Manager 09 489 4169 Ext 717 Email
Kim Dowden Senior Lead Rowing Coach  09 489 4169 Ext 776 Email
Moira Clarke Sports Complex Bookings 09 489 4169  Email

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.