2019 Year 12 Leadership Summit
On 25 January Deputy Principal, Greg Atterton, Head of one-ninety, Nicholas Brice and I convened our annual Year 12 Leadership Summit, in the Sage Hotel. This event is designed to set the tone for the leaders and their responsibilities for the 2019 school year. Speakers included our Principal, Anne Dunstan, Greg Atterton, Head of Student Wellbeing, Steven McCulloch and Nicholas Brice; all who provided broad and diverse perspectives on school leadership.
Following her outstanding Valedictory keynote speech to the class of 2018, Caitlyn Georgeson (School Captain, 2011) was invited back to address and workshop school leadership for the incumbents.
Following is a brief summary of Caitlyn’s succinct and sage advice to the group:
- 1. Self-reflection
Check-in with yourself. You need to know who you are if you are to help others.
- 2. Be kind
Be kind to yourself and to others. The behavior you model is your legacy to the school.
- 3. Make school fun
Make Pulteney a fun place to be. Year 12 will have its challenges, so check in with your peers and see if they are okay.
- 4. That courage thing
Be brave — differentiate between what is easy and what is right. And act upon it!
- 5. Pulteney is a great school
You are fortunate to be well educated; make the most of your opportunities.
- 6. Power to make change
You have a lot of power at your fingertips and the ability to make change in the future.
Thank you, Caitlyn, your address was well received by the students and we wish you well in your bright future.
Director of Enrolments