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Student leadership

At Upper Brookfield State School the role of a Student Leader is held in very high esteem by the Principal, staff, their fellow students, parents, carers and the general community.

Upper Brookfield State School Student Leadership Process

Being a Student Leader at Upper Brookfield State School is a position that is earnt.  Students who have demonstrated appropriate behaviour over the course of their time at school are encouraged to apply. 

Applicants are required to:

Submit a completed Leadership Application fulfilling the required criteria.  The principal and school staff will collate the applications and shortlist the applicants. 

If shortlisted, present a speech to the school who will vote for a maximum of three students. 

Be interviewed for suitability by the principal who will then notify the students and parents of the outcome.

Appointed Student Leaders will be required to sign a Leadership Agreement prior to being inducted at an official parade where they will receive their badge and be presented to the school. 

Student Leadership Expectations

Students must:

 ·         Set a positive example for the school through their work ethic and behaviour. 

 ·         Undertake extra responsibilities to assist the management and organisation of the school.

 ·         Represent the school at significant events.

 ·         Welcome, thank and talk with school guests and important people. 

 ·         Follow the school rules and uphold its values.

 ·         Discuss school issues and ideas with staff as a representative of the student body. 

In the event that an appointed Student Leader drops their previously high standard and does not demonstrate the Student Leadership Expectations the may be removed for a period of time or permanently.  If this unfortunate occurrence were to take place for any period of time the parents or carers of the student will be consulted by the principal.