Year 6 Captain information letter

Dear Year Six Students and Families,

At PCS we encourage students to build their capacity as leaders in our community. We are extremely proud of some of our past students and the difference they have been able to make to the school and wider community. In 2020 we are keeping our traditional roles, while introducing a new categories of captains. We are calling for Year Six students to become House Captains, Arts Captains and STEM Captains.

House Captains assist with the running of house sports days such as Cross Country, athletic days and helping set up for Inter School sports days. They also assist with the organisation of whole school sporting events, leading their winning house chant at assembly and are regularly called upon to assist with other whole school events. If you would like to be a House Captain for your house, we will be conducting speeches at the house meetings on Friday 7th February 2020.

Arts Captains will be supporting the Visual and Performing Arts in our school. They will have the opportunity to work with school staff to assist with the organisation of school productions, art shows, VSSS, and other performances we are invited to participate in. Each year we see the role of these captains changing slightly, with one main focus for the year and other minor roles. During 2020 the main event will be the whole school production in October. These captains will be responsible for ensuring that our student community is aware of what is taking place by attending meetings and reporting back to the students at assembly. Speeches to the Year Five and Six students will be conducted on Wednesday 5th February 2020.

STEM captains will be supporting the Science and ICT specialists at PCS. STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. These captains will work with the iPads, being the first point of call for keeping up with new technology and apps. They will also assist with the science program especially in trying to set up a science/technology competition with other local schools. These students may also be sought for feedback for the Maths Master program. There will be opportunities to feedback information to our student population at assembly. Speeches to the Year Five and Six students will be conducted on Wednesday 5th February 2020.

As you can see these roles are very varied and will change slightly from year to year with what is happening at the school. We are excited about the new roles and encourage any interested students to apply.

Kind Regards
Katrina Stewart