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Our Staff

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Mr R. Sutton
Extn: 821

Deputy Principal

Mr J. Rogers
Extn: 820

Deputy Principal

Mrs K. Wheeler
Extn: 823

Assistant Principal

Mr S. Scott
Extn: 817

Office / Admin

Office Reception

Mrs A. Wall

‘Focusing on solutions is better
than focusing on problems’

Attendance Officer

Mrs C. Soper

‘Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, possibilities become limitless’


Mrs L. Madsen

‘You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have’

Principals PA

Mrs J. Bykerk

‘Awesome school with staff who really care and go the extra mile’

Executive Officer

Mrs S. Martin

School Nurse
Extn: 896


Year 7 & 8 Dean

Mrs C. Gibson
Extn: 909

Year 9 Dean

Mr A Palmer
Extn: 869

Year 10 Dean

Mrs R Clemence
Extn: 834


Year 11 Dean

Ms C. McLaren
Extn: 824

Year 12 Dean

Mr A. Wilson
Extn: 854

Year 13 Dean

Mrs H. Petrie
Extn: 826


Art / Visual Art (HOD)

Mrs R. Clemence


Mrs C. Crampton-Cairns

Miss A Keene


Mrs T. Rothera

Careers Counsellor

Mrs B. Climo – Extn 885

Careers Assistant

Mrs L. Barnett

Caretaker and Groundsmen

Pete Manson
Warren Light
Dean Swanepoel (HTC)

Commerce (HOD)

Mr J. Handley-Packham (on leave)

Community Support Worker

Ms J. Howie – Extn: 914

Continuing Education

Mrs J. Husband

Digital Technology (HOD)

Mrs R. Close

Drama (HOD)

Mrs J. Clark

English (HOD)

Mr S. Aitken


Ms L. Briggs

Mrs M. Ducray

Ms S. Johnson

Ms C. McLaren

Mrs L. O’Donnell – on leave

Miss S. Richardson

Mr L. Taylor

Food Technology

Mrs R. Rhodes


Mrs L. Barnett

Guidance Counsellor

Ms S. Kavanagh

Health (HOD)

Miss A. Aitken

Home Economics (HOD)

Miss A. Taylor

Home Economics/Physical Education

Mrs H. Petrie

HTC – Hornby Technology Centre

Mrs R. Hindson – Food Technology

Mrs R. Rhodes – Food Technology

Ms L. Laycock – Soft Materials

Mr J. Simons – Technology

Mr R. Harwood – Wood Technology


Mr N. Williams

Learning Centre Co-ordinator

Mrs V. Sanford

Library Assistant

Ms N. Sowman

Maori (HOD)

Mr C. Kamariera – on leave

Whaea J. Waerehu – Acting HOD

Mathematics (HOD)

Mr W. Werder


Mrs J. Buenaventura

Mr B. Carter

Mr P. Daines

Mr T. Trenberth

Music (HOD)

Mrs K. Beer

Network and timetable

Mr R. Murfitt

Physical Education (HOD)

Mr I. Hilliard

Physical Education

Miss S Simpson

Referral Room Supervisor

Mr B. Milicich

Science Technician

Mrs S. Gray

Science (HOD)

Mr M. Stock


Ms H. Boothby

Mr A. Heath

Mr J. Minto

Science/Outdoor Education

Mr A. Kane

Social Sciences (HOD)

Mrs J. Handley

Social Sciences

Mr A. Wilson

Mrs J. Turner

Miss A. Simpson

Mrs L. Tafau – on leave

Sport Co-ordinator

Mrs K Keenan

Supported Learning (HOD)

Mr T. Palmer

Teacher Support

Mrs R. Arthur

Ms A. Dunbar

Mrs M. Flores

Mrs J. Husband

Mrs J. McGirr

Ms S. Northcott

Ms J. Jones

Mr M. Sowerby

Ms A. Tatu

Miss J. Wellman

Miss I. Zlobina


Mr I. Rees

Mr F. Rzoska

YEAR 7 & 8

Mrs C. Gibson

Miss T. Allan

Mrs M. Baker – on leave

Miss C. Birtch

Mrs K Cotter

Ms R Davis

Mr T. Mitchell

Mrs S. Shehata – on leave

Mr S Tisch

Miss K. Tozer

Whaea J. Waerehu

We are proud to be a diverse, friendly school and a place where the needs of each individual student are at the forefront of everything we do. We are proud to be a school where all students can make their mark and set their direction for life after secondary school.