Staff 2022

 Jane Milner - Principal 

Donna Leaning  Deputy Principal - Junior School

APOLLO/ APORO Y1  

Wasan Leidh- Assistant Principal 

A1 Wasan Leidh

A2 Judyan Tevita

A3 Georgina Briggs

 

DISCOVERY/ WHAKAHURA Y1/2

Wasan Leidh- Assistant Principal 

D1 Rania Dean

D2 Valerie Ramsay

D3 Cassie Strydom

 

VOYAGER/ RERENGA Y2/3   

Danielle Aubin - Assistant Principal 

V1 Zullaikha Karimi

V2 Sonal Aery 

V3 Sarita Harakh

 

CHALLENGER/ PĀTAITAI Y3/4  

Danielle Aubin - Assistant Principal  

C1 Esther McCoskrie

C2 Laura Holt

C3 Louise Parker 

 

Aida Marquez - Deputy Principal Senior School 

EXPLORER/ KAITORO Y5

Olivia Hetaraka - Assistant Principal 

X1 Selena Gordon

X2 Hayley Hokianga 

X3 Ellena Brendling

EXPLORER/ KAITORO Y6

Olivia Hetaraka - Assistant Principal 

X4 Felicia Slattery

X5 Caitlin Myers

X6 Johnathan Whye 

 

ENTERPRISE/ HINONGA Y7 and Y8

Amy Vaega - Assistant Principal  

N1 Liesl Midgley

N2 Julia Harkness

N3 Talai Talimalo 

N4 Katherine Smith

N5 Frances Brown 

N6 Sandy Toiu 

Technology Martin Ball 

  

Teaching Staff 

ESOL Specialist Lyn Gordon

Reading Specialist/Release Margaret Hogg 

Maths Specialist/Release Martin Venter 

Teacher Release Andrew Keegan 

Teacher Release Leigh Ann Forwood

CRT Release Swati Chawla 

Ancillary Staff

Finance Manager Brenda White 

Front Office Manager Linda Dunn

Receptionist Kirsten Ah Chong 

Receptionist Rachel Tomlinson 

ICT Manager Nigel Harkness

Learning Assistant Joanne Addison

Learning Assistant Irene Renata

Learning Assistant Emslie White 

Learning Assistant Joanne Higgins 

Learning Assistant Brooke Scully

Social Worker Erin Dickie 

Maintenance Staff

Caretaker Linda McNamara

Maintenance Colin Dadd 

Maintenance Sayeeda Nisha 

Our committed and dedicated staff will provide for your child:

  • A balanced educational programme.

  • A well resourced and maintained school environment.

  • High quality teaching Literacy and Numeracy programmes tailored to group and individual needs.

  • Science technology programmes encouraging investigation and design procedures.

  • Opportunities to be coached and trained in sports at a competitive level.

  • Access to "state of the art" computer technology.

  • Opportunities to participate in Arts and Cultural Festivals.

  • Thinking and problem solving strategies via training in the Edward De Bono Thinking Hats and Walk the Talk programmes.

  • Enrichment programmes for children with special abilities or needs.

  • An emphasis on parent-teacher communication.

  • Opportunities to sit scholarship exams for Intermediate and College schooling.