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Student Leadership

Student Leadership

Head Boy Team

The Head Boy Team are regarded as ambassadors of the school by staff, governors and parent/carers and are looked up to by younger students. They set exemplary standards at all times.

The Head Boy Team are appointed towards the end of the Spring Term of Year 10. As well as our Head boy and Deputy Head Boys there are a team of senior prefects who have a variety of roles and responsibilities in the school; some of the roles are listed below.


Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

Anti-Bullying Ambassadors are responsible for raising awareness of bullying, leading on campaigns, promoting kindness and for helping their peers stay safe both online and offline. They have all been trained by a member of staff from the Diana Award Anti-Bullying Ambassador Programme.

Team London Young Ambassadors

Team London Ambassadors is an organisation aimed at helping and promoting a fairer and more equal society. It is a national organisation supported by the mayor of London to get the London youth active in philanthropic works. Rutlish is proud to be part of such an exciting project. 19 boys from year 9 expressed their interest in the project by producing a detailed letter of how they would make London and the world better for everyone. Together we will be holding charity events in the hope of raising as much money for those in need both nationally and internationally. Lets get involved!!!

Department Ambassadors

Our Department Ambassadors are students who are selected and trained to work within specific department and/or school areas.

Tutor Group Representatives

Tutor Group Representatives are elected by their tutor and tutor group and act as a link between their class, School Council and the student leadership groups listed above.

Charity Representatives

Supporting local, national and international charities is an important part of Rutlish life. The Charity Representatives take responsibility for organising and raising money through a variety of events. 

House Representative

A House Representative will help organise amd participate house events for their tutor group and  will encourage others to take part.

Literacy and Numeracy Representatives

Will promote activities and encourage tutor groups to participate. They will  work with to Senior Student on the Headboy team.


School Council

Students in each year group are given the opportunity to represent their year on the school council.

What is our school council?

  • Giving students a chance to say what they want
  • A place where views are listened to
  • Sharing ideas
  • Giving students experience of creating new initiatives
  • Respecting students
  • Respecting the environment around our school
  • Involving the whole school community
  • Making a platform for students to have the right to express their views

What is a Manifesto?

  • What do you want your legacy to be?
  • What gives your life at Rutlish purpose and meaning?
  • What do you want to accomplish in your school?
  • What are you wanting to achieve?
  • What do you want to do to support a change?