A key feature of Hamilton's Fraser High School is the empowerment of our students so that, not only do they feel a sense of ownership of their school, but they also develop leadership skills that are invaluable in their later life beyond school. Leadership does not just happen; it is a skill to be learned, to be mentored and to be valued by the school community.
Te Kura Tuarua o Taniwharau, has been loosely interpreted to mean 'From one school comes many leaders'.
There are many opportunities at Fraser for students to participate in a leadership role. The Senior Council is made up of 25 elected and appointed students, led by the Principal appointed Head Boy and Girl. There are Deputy Head students with Responsibilities who lead a number of student councils such as the Sports Council, the Visual and Performing Arts Council and the International Council.
A Junior School Council exists to develop our young leaders in Years 9 and 10, and to
ensure the voice of our younger students is heard. They plan and lead our Junior School
When students feel a sense of ownership in their school, pride in themselves and
in their school is a natural progression.
"The school operates as a small community giving students a sense of