Teaching & Learning - Student Leadership

Developing ‘student voice’ and leadership opportunities for students throughout the school is an important focus. Student Action Teams provide students with leadership opportunities and their ability to make a difference in the school.

Student Action Teams at St Luke’s include :

Sport Captains, Student Representative Council, Liturgy Team , Social Justice Team, Technology Team and Environment Team. Students also work in Chess Club and as Library Monitors.

In the classrooms students are given opportunities to develop leadership skills and are encouraged to have a “voice” through class meetings. The development of communication skills, personal and interpersonal skills through curriculum equip students for leadership roles. From class helpers (Student of the Week) in Prep to Student Representative Council and Student Action Teams in the Senior school; roles in the classroom and at school level enable students to continually develop skills and understand their responsibility to participate in their community.

 

Year Six students show special leadership skills through the Buddy Program with their Prep friends. Buddies are an important part of our Prep Transition Program. All children enrolled in Prep are paired with a Year 6 “buddy” who they meet at Orientation. For the first few weeks their buddy assists their transition into school life. During the year activities are organised for the Preps and their buddies to complete together.

 

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