Students as Leaders
From the commencement of a student’s education at Bayview College students are offered opportunities to experience and explore the many and varied facets of leading and leadership. Through formal and informal student leadership opportunities and programs, a culture of responsibility, collaboration and interpersonal communication and intra-personal reflection is fostered. Our student leaders work closely with, and for the school community. They help to create an atmosphere that supports and promotes a community of practice that continually seeks opportunities to learn about the diversity of ways individuals and groups can and do create change, inspire action and represent ideas and opinions.
A Student Leader at Bayview represents him/herself and the whole College by:
•modelling the values of the Mission Statement
•active commitment to the Spirit and Culture of the College
•being able and confident in representing the School in public
A leader will be proactive in:
•visibly supporting other leaders in their roles
•being a responsible student
•working collaboratively with Care Group
The Leadership Group consists of the Senior School, Middle School Leaders, Senior School House Captains, Middle School House Captains, SRC Representatives, and Team Captains (Sports).
The Student Representative Council (SRC) provides a forum for students to voice their opinions on all matters concerning their education. It is the means by which the College Leadership Team can communicate with the students, and initiate projects and activities both for the College and the wider community. The Student Representative Council consists of one elected representative from each Care Group and the SRC Captains.
The role and aim of the Council are to:
•provide a means of expression of student opinion, enabling students to raise issues concerning their involvement in the life of the College;
•provide the wider College community with the opportunity to consult a representative body of students;
•encourage greater understanding and communication between students and staff;
•develop leadership and organisational skills by holding positions of leadership thus providing an outlet to direct their gifts towards the service of others; and
•raise money for the purpose of funding approved student activities within the SRC, for the promotion of social justice or environmental issues, or for donation to charitable bodies.