Are you an Australian or international resident?

We would like to tailor our website with information that mostly relates to you.

Australian International

Skip to main content
+61 (8) 9285 1144

Leadership is about the art of motivating, influencing, and directing people so that they work together to achieve the goals of a team or broader organisation.

At ISWA, we believe it is important for students to experience leadership opportunities during their schooling in order to learn the art of building relationships within teams, defining identities, and achieving tasks effectively.

Being part of a student leadership team also provides an opportunity to learn to identify and display effective communication and interpersonal skills. It is a wonderful way to build confidence early in life.

ISWA encourages students to take on leadership positions within the student body. We have a broad leadership structure with a number of positions, which allows for a greater range of students to be involved.

The ISWA Student Council is made up of representatives from both Secondary School and Primary School. The Council meets once a fortnight and the students run the parliamentarian meetings themselves. They discuss ways of promoting school spirit and overseeing fundraising events such as Halloween, Spirit Day, and other individual class or group activities. Student Council members practise leadership skills, teamwork, open-mindedness, and collaboration within the ISWA school community.

School Leadership Positions include:

Executive Team:

  • School Captains x 2
  • Service Ambassador
  • Administration Ambassador
  • Environmental Ambassador
  • Student Council Representatives:
    • Year 10 Representative
    • Year 9 Representative
    • Year 8 Representative
    • Year 7 Representative
    • Year 6 Representative

A further 16 leadership opportunities are available for students, who may become House Captains, through the ISWA House System.

Two high school students looking at the camera
Book a tour

Take a walk through our school and meet the teachers and students that make our community so vibrant.

Book a tour

What our teachers say

What I love about ISWA is how internationally-minded the students are and that they have a strong sense of global citizenship in which they strive to contribute to.

Jodie Spencer: Year 6

2018 Australian Association for International Education trading as International School of Western Australia CRICOS Provider 02674G