About StAC

Key Staff

If you have any problems emailing a staff member, please contact main reception on 03 940 2000.

Click here for a full list of teaching staff contacts.

Executive Team

Christine Leighton Rector 940 2002
David Evans General Manager
940 2011
Roland Burrows

Head of Secondary School

940 2013
Jonathan Bierwirth Principal of Preparatory School 940 2053
David Bevin Head of Teaching and Learning 940 2015
Hamish Bell

Head of Values and Culture

hbe@stac.school.nz           940 2007
Dave Hart Director of ICT dha@stac.school.nz           940 2054

Senior Management

Helaina Coote Assistant Head of Secondary School hce@stac.school.nz 940 2014
Dean McKenzie Assistant Head of Secondary School dmz@stac.school.nz 4087
John Ruge Head of Senior College 940 2064
John Anderson Head of Middle School 940 2043
Paul Morrow Chaplain 940 2000

Heads of Department (contact via main switchboard: 940 2000)

Hamish Faulls TIC History and Classics Extension 4097
Tony Brittenden HOD Art Extension 4059
Stephanie Brooks HOD ESOL Extension 4088
Allyson Duncan HOD Technology Extension 4078
Blair McHugh HOD Computing Extension 4074
Brett Clark and
Jamie Clark
HOD Learning Support Extension 2050
Brent Cummack HOD Science Extension 4093
Peter Dawkings HOD Outdoor Education Extension 2027
Laurence Wiseman HOD Drama Extension 4011
Duncan Ferguson HOD Music Extension 4098
Denley Jones Head of Co-curricular Extension 2055
Mitchell Howard HOD Mathematics Extension 4074
Virginia Simcock HOD Modern Languages Extension 4077
Geoff Stanton HOD Physical Education Extension 4076
Jacqueline Gilbert HOD English Extension 4079
Phil Temple HOD Commerce Extension 4060
Kerry Larby
TIC Social Studies Extension 2058
Simon Williams HOD Media Studies Extension 2065

Deans 2017

Liz Gormack Year 9 Dean lgo@stac.school.nz
Extension 4083
Margaret Smeaton
Year 10 Dean mst@stac.school.nz Extension 4089
Bronwyn Radcliffe
Year 11 Dean Extension 4099
Natasha Derry Year 12 Dean Extension 4085
Nick Ryan
Year 13 Dean Extension 4084
Tom Matthews Head of Guidance Counselling Extension 2028

Preparatory School

David Farmer Deputy Principal
Head of Years 7-8 Syndicate
940 2052
Diane Cumming Head of Years 4-6 Syndicate 940 2037
Heather Orman

Assistant Principal
Head of Junior Department (Years 1 - 3)

940 4072
Vicki Pettit Head of Education 940 2067
Alex Kelley Head of Sport 940 2037
Kelly McBride Head of Learning Enrichment 940 2067

Pre-school

Amanda Jack
Head of Pre-school 940 2030

Administration

Clare Wilkinson Director of Development 940 2068
Lynn Smith Registrar 940 2016
Richard Boon Financial Controller 940 2022
Michelle Oosthuisen EA to the Rector 940 2002
Barbara Moore PA to Head of Secondary School 940 2013
Melanie Sinclair PA to the Principal, Preparatory School 940 2037
Eleanor Glab Assistant to the General Manager, Facility Hire Manager eca@stac.school.nz 940 2062
Linda Bougen Nurse 940 2040
Kate Baker Alumni and Community Relations Co-ordinator 940 2036
Georgia Harvey Marketing Co-ordinator 940 2021

Boarding

Dianne MacDonald Director of Boarding 029 246 0123
Joanne Ah Kuoi Thompson - Assistant House Manager 021 307 365
Jo Morrow Thompson - House Manager 021 307 303
Paul Morrow Thompson - House Manager 021 025 39085
Jean Thomson MacGibbon - Assistant House Manager 021 307 313
Struan George MacGibbon - House Manager 027 334 2283
Maxine Shepherd Rutherford - Assistant House Manager 021 863 383
Ian White Rutherford - House Manager 0274 513 720
Hamish Bell Head of Values and Culture 03 940 2007

Regulus Magazine

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The Rector's magazine, Regulus, is an important part of the College’s communication with our whole-school community.

Let Us Show You Around

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Book a School Tour

Our tours are personalised to suit your needs and give you every opportunity to see our students in action in the classroom. A guided tour gives you the opportunity to talk at length and in depth about the College programmes. The tour is also a chance to view our facilities including the new Preparatory School, Spiro Science and Mathematics Centre and Boarding Houses.

Contact Registrar Lynn Smith enrol@stac.school.nz or 03 940-2016 to book an appointment or request an information pack.

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