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 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.
Deputy Head boy
Deputy Head girl
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:
Supporting younger pupils
Qualifications and experience
• Academic record should be above average
• Behavioural record must be exemplary, including attendance record
Personal skills and aptitudes
The ability to work well in a team
Good communication skills
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
Layla Byrne Murray
Lucy O Brien
Danni Mc Gowan
Matthew Mc Coy
Brandon Healy Hennessy
Taine Vella Whelan
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).
Caolan O Connor
Brandon Healy Hennessey
Lucy O Brien
Lily O Keefe
Ava Rose Byrne
Clara Tobias Cronin
Jake O’ Brien
Jack O Carroll
Rebekah Tresson Callaghan
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.