Important Things to Note – 3 December 2021

Juniors finishing on Tuesday 14 December

Our Year 9 and 10 students will be finishing school on Tuesday 14 December. They will attend Periods 1, 2, interval and 3 as per usual. At 12.30pm they will go to their Form Classes for the awarding of certificates, and will then be free to leave once released by their Form Teachers around 1.15pm. Please note that buses will be running to their normal schedule that day.

Year Books Available

Westlake’s fabulous 2021 Year Book is now available from the Payments Office. If you contributed $100 or more to your school donation this year, you are entitled to a free book. Otherwise they are available to purchase for $20.

The Year Book has 140 pages of events, successes and highlights of the year, including our sporting and academic achievements. It’s chocca full of great photos – the perfect way to remember what will be a year that will go down in history.

Make sure you secure your copy!




Year 13 2021 parent database

If you are the parent of a Year 13 student in 2021, your details will be no longer be active in our system from the beginning of 2022. You don’t have to do anything – we’ll just stop sending you emails – unless you have a younger daughter still at Westlake in 2022 of course!

It’s time to Renew Student Lockers for 2022 (and cleanout your current one!)

All of our lockers will be opened and cleaned over the summer break, so please make sure you collect all of your items before you leave school for the year. Locker renewal is also now available for 2022. If your daughter would like to retain the locker she currently has, this needs to be done by 15 January 2022. The price remains the same at $60 per year. Payments can be made through the website Payment Page:

Textbook Bonds

Textbook bonds paid for students who started in 2017 can now be refunded. Please email our accounts team to check on this: [email protected]

327 Bus not Operating

We have been notified that the Richies 327 bus that comes from out West for students attending Westlake schools, will not be running for the remainder of the year. If you have any questions, please contact Ritchies at [email protected]

Second-Hand Uniform Shop Pop-Up Shop hours

The pop-up store’s hours have changed slightly (listed below). Drop in to see Lyn Cuthbertson from Westlake Boys (left) and Barbara Scholten from Westlake Girls. They would love to help you!

You can find the store outside the former Colmbus cafe at Smales Farm. There is lots of parking. You can find out more about how to sell items through the school’s Second-Hand Uniform Shop HERE.



Opening Hours are:
Saturday 11 December: 10am – 2pm
Wednesday 15 December: 12 – 2pm
Saturday 18 December: 10am – 2pm

Key Dates 2021/22

Tuesday 14 December – NCEA exams finish, last day of class for Year 9 and 10 students
Tuesday 1 February 2022 – Years 10, 11, 12 & 13 at school
Wednesday 2 February – Year 9 at school only (along with Year 13 leaders)
Thursday 3 February – Whole school in (Day 4 on the timetable)
Monday 7 February – School closed for Waitangi Day (Observed)