Our Senior Managers and Heads of Department are talented teachers and managers who are highly qualified and passionate in their areas of expertise.

They are committed to creating an environment that encourages, motivates and challenges our students and their team of staff to realise their greatest potential.

Our continuing professional development programme ensures that all our teachers and managers are up to date with the best practises in teaching and learning and further developing and enhancing their management skills. 

Senior Management Team

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Mrs S Winthrop

Dep. Head of College & Head of Senior School, MEd Mgt (Hons),BA, NCB, DipTchg

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Mr C Lidstone

ICT Manager & Head of
BEd, DipTchg


Mr D McQueen

Head of Middle School
MSc (Hons), MEd Admin (Hons), DipTchg

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Mr R Stead

Head of Studies
BSc, Dip Tchg


Rev D Smith

B Theol

Heads of Academic Department

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Mr S Walker

Head of Biology
BSc, DipTchg

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Mr R Gerritsen

Head of Music
BMusEd, LTCL, DipMus

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Mr A Bannister

Head of Social Studies
BA, GradDipTchg(S)


Mr J Naude

Head of Physics

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Mrs B Anitelea

Head of History
MA (Hons), DigTchg

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Ms E Colebourne

Head of PE and Health
BEd, DipTchg

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Mr M Samaeli

Head of Visual Arts
BArch, DipTchg

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Mrs P Baird

NZQA Co-ordinator
MEd, PGDipEd, BEd, HDE

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Mrs S Mudford

Head of Christian Education
BA, GradDip RE, DipTchg

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Ms J Wordsworth

Head of English
BA, BPE, DipTchg, DipEd (gats)

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Mr P Lee

Head of Mathematics
BSc (Hons), PGCE

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Mr M Clyne

Head of Classical Studies
BA (Hons), DipTchg

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Mr I Thomas

Head of Media Studies
BBus, Grad. Dip. Sec. Ed

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Ms S Tornquist

Assistant IB Coordinator
BSc, DipTchg, Dip Counselling

Pastoral Care

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Mrs S Shaw

Head of Student Services
BSc, DipTchg, GCertCE

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Mr P Harries

Head of Wishart (SS)
BA(Hons), PGCE

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Mr D Sheehan

Head of Cargill (MS)
BA (Theatre), BEd

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Mr R Tucker

Head of Counselling
MEd, BEd, DipTchg, MNZAC

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Mr S Broun

Head of Cargill (SS)
BA, DipTchg

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Mr P Venter

Head of Hamilton (SS), MEd Mgt (Hons), BA (Hons)

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Mrs L Williams

Head of Chalmers (MS)

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Mr K Taylor

Head of Year 7
BA, DipTchg

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Miss A Hamilton

Head of Wishart (MS)
BA, DipTchg