life provides opportunities for young people to develop leadership skills.
Student leadership provides important benefits for individual students and
Burnside State High School. Students have the potential to positively influence
the school environment and the behaviour of their fellow students by becoming
advocates for positive contributions within the school community.
State High School has a variety of opportunities to become a leader within the
school setting. The school encourages these leadership roles to be spread
amongst the student body and includes formal roles and responsibilities and
broader based leadership opportunities.
based leadership opportunities include activities such as Rotary Interact Club,
Graduation Committee, Volleyball Excellence Program- Coaching/ Refereeing/
Captains, International School Ambassadors and cultural activities such as home
There are opportunities
for formal leadership positions in the Student Representative Council (SRC), Indigenous Student Council, Beacon Program and Peer
Mentor Program. Through these positions students are encouraged to apply leadership skills to initiatives that strengthen
the school community and the communities in which they live. Student Leaders must be committed to upholding the core values of
Burnside High and demonstrate attitude and behaviour that reflects care,
consideration and cooperation.
Burnside State High School
recognises the significance of developing a leadership culture in young people
to positively influence attitudes and behaviours to improve the school culture. All students have the potential to develop leadership skills.