Student Leadership

Student Leadership

There are many opportunities at Coburg North Primary School for our students to develop leadership skills.

School Captains and Vice Captains

Junior School Council

Sports Captains

Music Captains

Peer Mediation

Buddy Program


School Captains

At the beginning of the year our School Captains and Vice Captains are selected. The School Captains perform a variety of duties over the year and the positions are considered integral to the effective operation of the school.


Junior School Council

Junior School Council is made up of two elected students from each grade. These students regularly attend meetings to swap ideas and information. The Junior School Council arrange whole school activities to fundraise for selected charities, as well as helping to make decisions and to set the tone of the school.


Music captains

The Music captains assist the Music teacher in the administration of the school rock bands and the choirs. They help run events and set up equipment, they make announcements concerning rehearsals, co-ordinate publicity for performances and generally help to promote music in the school.


Peer mediators

Senior students act as mediators in the yard during break times. All students are capable of learning the skills of the mediation and of applying them in their daily interactions. 


Sports Captains

  • Meet and greet visiting school for interschool sport
  • Provide sports reports to senior unit and school community at assembly
  • Coordinate the sports equipment – set up and pack away for interschool sport
  • Assist PE teacher when required
  • Assistance in organising and running the Twilight Sports


Peer Support Program

Coburg North students participate in the Peer Support Program. This program is funded and supported by the New South Wales Health Department to assist school build positive relationship and promote mental wellbeing. Peer Leaders run these weekly, supervised, sessions to develop protective factors and strengthen positive relationships across the school.