Head Boy and Girl
The Head boy and girl at Excellere College are responsible for providing leadership for the student body. They are selected after a rigorous application process and interview demonstrating their character, and commitment to the role. They meet regularly with the Principal, contribute to student initiatives and liaise with other student bodies.
The Head Boy and Girl for 2022 are Ryan Whitehead and Abigail Fensham.
We have four Whānau Groups at Excellere College, each named after the surrounding mountains (maunga) in Whangarei. The Whānau leaders organise House events, and co-ordinate others in their Whānau for the events. This involved running the inter house photography competition, colouring competition, paper plane competition, school cross country, as well as a host of other sporting and cultural events.
This year our leaders are:
Hikurangi: LJ Volschenk and Tuianuku Levita
Hurupaki: Caleb Duinkerke and Aimee Whitehead
Parihaka House: Rhozarius Gordon and Kitchie Turque
Parakiore: Jessica Dawson
Our School council comprises of two students from Year 6 to 13 for each year level. Council representatives are selected by their class. They are involved in organising and developing projects around the school, as a pathway for student voice, and future leadership in the school.
This year’s Student Council representatives are:
R3 (Y6): Lucy Allan, Stella Hanekom
R6 (Y7): June Underwood, Sahara Oudshoorn-Davis
R12 (Y8): Maisy Nicholls, Henu van der Merwe
R13 (Y9): Rosie De Vetter, Christiaan Van Dijk
Y10: Sienna Quenault, Miguel Shortland
Y11: M’Lago Morris, Joel Schoemaker
Y12: Zyber Sta Cruz, Joshua Sharples
Y13: Cody Allan, Clarence Spiers
School Board Representative
School Board representative is selected through a student vote. The Student Trustee brings a student perspective to Board korero and decision making.
Our current Student Trustees are Ryan Whitehead and Melisa Tshuma.