Captains, Vice Captains and School Ambassadors become
involved in the democratic process, discover leadership and engage their peers in
finding a voice.
The student leadership group set the tone for the student body in promoting a sense of pride and belonging in the school.
The College offers students a range of leadership opportunities. These include:
The Captains are responsible for representing the College at public forums, for fostering school spirit, being role models for other students, and for promoting student participation in College and House activities such as performing arts and sporting events. The Captains also host general assemblies and whole school events.
The work of the captains will be supported by School Ambassadors. As a group, the School Captains and Ambassadors will form the College Student Leadership team. Their overall aim will be to work together to achieve set goals and to set the tone for the student body in promoting a sense of pride and belonging in the school.
Further information relating to each of the leadership positions and the selection process can be found in the Student Leadership Framework Document.
The Student Leadership Team at the Macalister Campus
Students Leaders at the Guthridge Campus meet with the Principal to discuss a range of issues.
To be eligible for the position of School Captain, applicants must be able to demonstrate and sustain:
Voting is by ballot. All students and staff will have the opportunity to vote using the preferential voting system. First and second candidates will be declared College Captains and Vice Captains. New College Captains and Vice Captains will receive their Badges at Awards Day.
The process of formal elections for School Captains and Vice Captains takes place in term four (during our Head Start program). Written applications using the approved proforma must be submitted by the due date. Applicants will be interviewed by a panel consisting of members of the staff leadership team and the outgoing student leadership team for shortlisting. Speeches and votes will be conducted in the final assembly of Head Start.
All nominations for College Captain must be endorsed by a student and staff member. Endorsed nominees will then write a letter of application for the position. Interviews will be held with the Principal and Vice Principal. Candidates will present a speech at a Guthridge Campus assembly after which voting by ballot takes place
At Sale College participation in the many areas of school life is encouraged and valued and these activities are embedded in the life of the school. The purpose of the Awards system is to recognise students for their commitment, involvement and excellence to the school in the following areas: Academic, Sports, Civics and Citizenship and the Arts.
See the Sports Page for information about how points are awarded towards a Sport Merit Badge.
You can download the Sale College Awards System document to learn more about how to earn points towards a merit badge.
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