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Student leadership

Student leaders

Student Leaders are elected from the Year 6 students by pupils of Year 6 and the school staff. The Student Leaders represent the students at official functions and events and receive and welcome visitors. 

Sports captains

One boy and one girl are chosen as captains for each house. The houses are named after the pioneering families of the Merrimac area: 

  • Birmingham

  • Gooding

  • Davidson

  • Hamilton 

Music captains

Music captains are are appointed each year for our Strings, Multi and Choral groups.  These students assist with rehearsal preparation, performance organisation and student engagement and morale. 

Student council

Eight representatives are elected by the students to be part of our Student Council. The four student leaders are also members of the Student Council.

Meetings are held monthly with students involved in a number of school-based projects and activities. Each term the members coordinate a free dress day and school disco.

Class captains

A boy and girl class captain is elected each term in classes from Years 4 to 6. These children undertake various class responsibilities within their classes. The captains are also members of the student council for the term.