Woodbrook College

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Student Leadership
in Woodbrook College
Student Leadership
At Woodbrook College, student participation is at the core of our student leadership programme. Student voice and activism is encouraged through the ample student leadership opportunities we offer. Students are encouraged to practice a range of leadership skills in a supportive, learning and social environment.
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'The Woodbrook Word'
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Student Leadership in Woodbrook College

Student Leadership

At Woodbrook College, student participation is at the core of our student leadership programme. Student voice and activism is encouraged through the ample student leadership opportunities we offer. Students are encouraged to practice a range of leadership skills in a supportive, learning, and social environment.

Student leaders in Woodbrook College are responsible, organised, hardworking and caring representatives of, and advocating for, the student body. They actively demonstrate and encourage involvement in creating a positive whole school community.

Head Students

Head Students are responsible for leading the elected school Prefects, hosting school events, representing the school at public events, chairing the student council, organizing the mentoring programme, and assisting staff members. Head Students in Woodbrook College play a crucial role in ensuring that the RICH ethos of the school carries across to all areas of school life.

Head boyAdam Cahill
Head girlMilly Swan
Deputy Head boyAndrew O’Toole
Deputy Head girlAbhirami Santhoshkumar

Prefects

The Prefect system in Woodbrook College is made up of nine senior prefects. Prefects play a vital part in the running of Woodbrook College, assisting and supporting both staff and pupils. The role of a Prefect falls into three main categories:

  1. Helping/assisting staff
  2. Supporting younger pupils   
  3. Organising events

Qualifications and experience

•          Academic record should be above average

•          Behavioural record must be exemplary, including attendance record

Personal skills and aptitudes

  • Leadership skills
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Maturity
  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Punctual, polite and honest
  • Ability to talk confidently and appropriately to staff, students, and parents
  • Pride in Woodbrook College
  • Live the R.I.C.H culture
PrefectLayla Byrne Murray
PrefectLucy O Brien
PrefectDanni Mc Gowan
PrefectMatthew Mc Coy
PrefectAlex Curran
PrefectBrandon Healy Hennessy
PrefectAoife Mohan
PrefectAnna Krupinska
PrefectTaine Vella Whelan

Student Council

The Student Council in Woodbrook College is a democratic and effective representative body within our school community. It provides a collective voice for our students and represents them as stakeholders in their education. There is one representative per class, assigned roles and shared responsibilities. All Student Council Representatives are fully trained with ISSU (Irish Second level Students Union).

Class Representatives

ChairpersonAdam Cahill
Deputy ChairpersonMilly Swan
6 AvocaCaolan O Connor
6 DodderBrandon Healy Hennessey
6 VartryLucy O Brien
5AvocaAbi Byrne
5DodderSamuel Oni
5VartryDavid Nervez
5 SlaneyEva Fox
TY 1Adam Abila
TY 2Lily O Keefe
TY 3Ava Rose Byrne
3AvocaJason Tamayo
3DodderFreya Dempsey
3VartryBrian Grefaldeo
2 AvocaClara Tobias Cronin
2DodderCian Earls
2VartryJake O’ Brien
2 GlencreeLucy Bateson
1 Avoca Molly Weafer
1GlencreeToby Farrell
1DodderJack O Carroll
1VartryRebekah Tresson Callaghan
1 Liffey Oliver Bull

Responsibilities

  • Attending all meetings of the student council
    • Voting on any issues that may arise in meetings of the student council
    • Making proposals on behalf of the students they represent to the student council
    • Actively representing the interests of their peers
    • Reporting to the students which they represent on any updates or events from the student council.

Student- Leadership Accredited Programmes

Woodbrook College offers students an array of student leadership programmes which encourage and empower our young students. These programmes develop skills which can be transferred to both school and community life.

Green School programmeMs. Doyle, Mr Reilly
Global Goals programmeMs. Hand
Creative SchoolsMs. Shiely
An GaisceMs. Kilfeather
Young Social InnovatorsMr. Coady
Foroige Leadership ProgrammeMs. O Neill
Model United NationsMr. O Donnell
Gaelbhratach (Irish Flag)Mr. Dwyer
DCU Early University Entrance ProgrammeMs. Hand