Parent Teacher Association


WBHS PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)

Come and join us!

Contact Fiona Scanlen - [email protected]

The PTA provides a link between the wider Westlake community and the school.

We facilitate opportunities for parents and caregivers to get to know  each other better and to be involved at school. Our goals are to  organise functions which are fun, interesting, and appealing to parents,  and to provide a voice for parents.

The PTA raises funds to support projects which benefit the school  community and the students. Most of our funds are earned through running  the Second Hand Uniform Shop – the Trading Post – and various events  during the year.

We work in co-operation with and provide assistance to the school  where we can. We are a volunteer, non-profit organisation, a registered  charity and operate under the umbrella of the NZPTA. Joining us is a  great opportunity to get to know more about the school, to meet new  people and form friendships. You can be involved as little or as much as  you like and we welcome parents, caregivers and teachers to come to our  meetings and events.

Westlake PTA President Ashia Ismail-Singer handing over a cheque for  the PTA contribution towards the Westlake Archway project to Westlake  Foundation Chairman Graham Darlow and Board of Trustees Chairman Andrew Nicoll.

President's Report 2018


How to Contact Us

The current committee members are:

President: position currently vacant
Secretary: Fiona Scanlen [email protected]
Treasurer: Mridula Rajan [email protected]

Committee: Sandie Morice, Fiona Scanlen, Christine Huckle, Kathryn  Todd, Ashia Ismail-Singer, Maxene Pollard, Susan Sun, Susie Turner, Jing  Liu, Robyn Dean

Trading Post Manager (Second Hand Uniform Shop): Robyn Dean

Staff Representative: Mandy Curry, Communications Manager


Second Hand Uniform Shop – Trading Post

Learn more about Second Hand Uniform Shop


2019 PTA Activities

There are a number of school events at which the PTA provides  assistance. These are always fun, and a good opportunity to meet new  people.

2019 Parent/Teacher Evenings

  • Thurs 6th June - Year 13 Parent Teacher Evening
  • Tues 11th June- Year 12 Parent Teacher Evening
  • Tues 18th June- Year 11 Parent Teacher Evening

PTA members provide refreshments for parents who need sustenance in between teacher interviews!

Open Evening (for 2020 incoming students and families) - Thurs 1st August 2019
PTA provides refreshments at the Annual Open Evening. This is a good  opportunity for parents to network and ask questions about the school in  an informal and relaxed atmosphere.

Grandparents’ Day Morning Tea - Friday 2nd August 2019

Grandparents’ Day is a particularly popular community event and we  look forward to another opportunity to welcome the grandparents this  year.

Staff Morning Tea
Close to the end of each school year, the PTA hosts a morning tea to  recognise the important contribution of all staff. This is always  enthusiastically received. As well as providing delicious treats, we  also present each member of staff with a small gift (donated by  parents). For the past three years, we have managed to present gifts to  the entire 200+ staff and teachers.

Westlake Boys Graduation Dinner - Friday 29th November 2019
PTA members assist in the setting up of this formal dinner held in the Auditorium for 2018 Westlake leavers and their parents.

End of Year PTA Dinner
The end of year PTA Pot Luck Dinner, hosted at a committee person’s  home, has become a valuable PTA tradition.  It is a great way to mark  the end of our year’s efforts that involve meeting almost every month  and working together consistently.

2019 PTA Meeting Dates

All meetings are held at 7.00pm in the WBHS Staffroom.

Monday 11th February – 7.00pm – PTA Annual General Meeting and appointment of 2018 Officers

Monday 18th March

Tuesday 7th May

Monday 17th June

Monday 29th July

Monday 9th September

Monday 21st October

Minutes of 2019 PTA Meetings

For PTA meeting minutes, please clink on the links below: