Burwood Girls High School

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Student leadership

Burwood Girls High School offers many leadership opportunities for students.

These currently include:

  • Prefects
  • Sports house captains
  • Student Representative Council (SRC)
  • Big Sisters
  • Door and gate girls
  • Tiddas Girls
    • Tiddas is an Australian Aboriginal word used in Northern Australia meaning sisters. Our Tiddas group is comprised of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their peers. Our mission is to promote Indigenous culture and cultural literacy amongst the students at Burwood GHS. We also provide opportunities for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to participate in cultural activities in and outside of school. Tiddas Group 2020 description (PDF 415KB)
  • Mini Mind Matters
    • Aims to support wellbeing in our school community, with a focus on promoting positive mental health campaigns and connectedness so that all students can connect, succeed and thrive. Mini Mind Matters 2020 description (PDF 317KB)
  • Environment Committee
    • A vibrant group run by enthusiastic students from all year levels. The group organise and facilitate many projects, including paper recycling, the worm farm and school vegetable garden, as well as working with a number of experts on a whole school waste management audit. This year the Environment Committee aims to increase awareness of the impacts of drought and continue raising funds for Rural Aid. Environment Committee 2020 description (PDF 374KB)
  • Acts of Inclusion
    • A group of students interested in promoting inclusion of people with and without disabilities at BGHS and the wider community through peer activities and the creation of promotional material such as short films. Acts of Inclusion 2020 description (PDF 36KB)
  • True Colours
    • A group of students interested in supporting the LGBTI+ community. As well as creating a safe space, senior students organise school events such as Wear It Purple and IDAHOBIT. True Colours 2020 description (PDF 149KB)
  • Crescent Girls
  • Sisters in Society
  • Futures Learning

The groups above are described in the presentation on leadership opportunities at Burwood GHS (PDF 3.7MB) given by the deputy principal.