Student VOICES – Barbreck Co-Captains
Sharing the voices of our students, this week we go back to February 2021 and hear from our Junior School Co-Captains Claudia Driver and Chloe Nash.
How did you feel when you found out that you had been elected as Co-Captain?
Claudia: I honestly felt very shocked and I could not believe the words that I was hearing at the time. It was very exciting.
Chloe: I felt really excited and I could not believe that I was selected as School Captain and I could not wait to start.
Why did you choose to nominate for the position of Junior School Co-Captain?
Claudia: I found that representing the School and leading was something that I was passionate about and I really wanted to do it. I wanted to do everything I could to help the School.
Chloe: I have always wanted to be the School Captain of St Catherine’s ever since I walked through the door and I thought it was a great opportunity.
Why was it important to you to become Co-Captain?
Claudia: I was happy that I would be able to help lead the Junior School and represent the School.
Chloe: Because I love helping people and I thought I could help people being School Captain.
Tell us some of the things you will be doing in the position of Junior School Co-Captain.
Claudia: Leading assemblies, helping others, representing the School, going to fundraisers, helping the School, working with other peers and younger girls, giving other people confidence and supporting them.
Chloe: Helping people, supporting people, involving people, trying to be the best version of myself and working as a team.
What are you most looking forward to about being Co-Captain?
Claudia: Working with other people/girls, helping to lead the Junior School with Chloe, working with Ms McArdle and organising assemblies.
Chloe: Working with Claudia, giving speeches, introducing people, working with Ms McArdle, learning new things and getting better at public speaking.
What would you like to achieve in your role as Junior School Co-Captain?
Claudia: To improve my public speaking, to be a good leader and to help the girls in the Junior School become more confident.
Chloe: To be a good Co-Captain, to be a better public speaker by the end of the year and not to get as nervous speaking.
Is there one thing you would like to learn during your time as Junior School Co-Captain?
Claudia: How to be more confident speaking in front of lots of people.
Chloe: Some tips on speaking in front of a lot of people and to be more confident.
What do you enjoy the most about being at St Catherine’s School?
Claudia: The community and all the staff and students. St Catherine’s is a great School and I am so glad I moved in Year 2. I get to experience this role of Captain and learn new things on the way.
Chloe: I love that everyone is so nice and there is a good community. You have everything you need and it feels like home because I have been here since 3 year old kinder and now I get to experience being a Co-Captain.