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LEADERSHIP-KAIARAHITANGA

Let us keep close together, not far apart - Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa

STAFF

Principal:  Rachel Clothier-Simmonds 

Deputy Principal/Junior Syndicate/SENCO:  Kahla Topia

Assistant Principal: Sharleena Short & Ric Drake (Acting)

Senior/Junior Dean:  Sharleena Short

JUNIOR SCHOOL:

Room 1 (Y1-4):  Lisa van Loggerenberg

Room 3 (Y5-7):  Sharleena Short

Link (Y7-8):  Kahla Topia

SECONDARY SCHOOL (Y9-13):

English:  Tara Thompson

P.E:  Senior - Rachel Clothier-Simmonds

Art:  Janine Tito (Relieving)

Workshop Technology:  Nick Vine

Food Technology:  Maria Lawton

Te Reo:  Oranoa Henare

Science:  Ric Drake

Maths:  Tara Thompson

Gateway/STAR/Careers:  Melanie Wilson

Visiting Technology: Maria Lawton & Nick Vine

Learning Support Coordinator: Molly North

LSA's: Donna Hales, Salina Hemara & Kas Diamond

SUPPORT STAFF:

Finance Administration:  Tracy Harvey

Community Liaison: Merekara Paul

Administration/PA:  Kylie Deans

Caretaker/Groundsmen:  Enya Tipene

Cleaners:  Leanne Ansell & Elisha Urquhart

Driver (Town/Gateway):  Donna Hales & Peara Pou

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

 

Principal:  Rachel Clothier-Simmonds(BSc QTS (Hons))

Deputy Principal:  Kahla Topia (BA Tchg)

Dean:  Sharleena Short

STUDENT LEADERSHIP

 

Student Leadership is an integral part of the leadership team at Mangakahia Area School.

Supporting the Head Students these are the following groups:

  • Student Council - representatives from every year level commencing Year 5

  • Wellness Team - looking at ways to maintain and improve student hauora 

  • MASSE Team - the kaitiaki of the kura, actively leading environmentally sustainable practice at Mangakahia Area School

  • Sports Council

  • House Captains

2024 STUDENT LEADERS

 

Manukura Wahine: Anahera Kaipo

Manukura Tane: Rangiatea Marsh

Student BOT Representative: Arihia Marsh

Rangatira: Breh Hetaraka

Rangatira: Lavinia Waa

Rangatira: Truce Broadhead 

PTA (Parent Teacher Association)
Whanau Supporting Whanau - Being there for our kids

We are parents, grandparents and staff who meet monthly to discuss what is going on at school and what we can do to help out.

 

We organise school based community events, help with fundraising and assist at school events.

 

Meeting Details:

  • First Monday of each month

  • No meetings during term break

  • 4.30pm in the staffroom

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