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Senior Leadership Team

Mr A England
Mr A EnglandPrincipal
Strategic Planning; Staffing; Enrolments; International; Year 8 Oversight; Appraisal; Self-Review; EOTC Health and Safety; Malvern Schools Transport; Kahui Ako; Staff Handbook; Assemblies; Emergency Mgt; Privacy Officer
Ms P Evans
Ms P EvansDeputy Principal
Whanau Time; Attendance; Timetable; Relief; EOTC – Relief, Calendar; Uniform; Years 9 and 12 Oversight; Staff and Litter Duties; MOE Returns; Meeting Calendar; Prizegiving; Teacher Induction; Careers
Mr M Maude
Mr M MaudeDeputy Principal
Curriculum; NZQA; Assessment; Reports; Years 11 and 13 Oversight; Detentions
Mr S Forward
Mr S ForwardDeputy Principal
Teaching and Learning; PLD; Student Leadership; Learning Culture; Wellbeing; Years 10 and 7 Oversight; Sports; Digital Citizenship
Mrs L Milner
Mrs L MilnerExecutive Officer
Property; Infrastructure; Finances; Health and Safety; Support Staff Oversight

Staff Contacts

Teaching Staff

Name Class Email
Mr B Agnew Technology ba@darfield.school.nz 
Ms R Bekker  Science (Relief) be@darfield.school.nz
Mrs R Boshoff Technology rb@darfield.school.nz  
Miss L Blakemore Digital Technology; Te Reo Maori; Year 13 Cohort Leader lb@darfield.school.nz
Mrs L Carey TIC Art lc@darfield.school.nz
Mrs C Cartman Year 7 Homeroom cc@darfield.school.nz
Mrs H Clark Mathematics; Distance Learning hc@darfield.school.nz
Mrs R Cutler Year 7/8 Homeroom rc@darfield.school.nz
Mrs L Dalley Year 7/8 Homeroom ld@darfield.school.nz
Miss E Dawson Geography, Social Studies ed@darfield.school.nz
Mr J Dickens PE, HOD Outdoor Education jd@darfield.school.nz
Ms H Duckworth Teacher /Librarian hd@darfield.school.nz
Ms M Evans Digital Technologies me@darfield.school.nz
Mr P Finnigan Engineering, DVC pf@darfield.school.nz
Miss M Gander English mg@darfield.school.nz
Mr S Gerritsen Chemistry, HOD Science sg@darfield.school.nz
Mr S Gough English, Classics, Media Studies, Assistant to HOD English, Year 10 Cohort Leader go@darfield.school.nz
Mrs A Hanson Drama ah@darfield.school.nz
Miss E Harding PE and Health eh@darfield.school.nz
Mrs S Hayakawa-Buist Japanese sh@darfield.school.nz
Ms C Henshaw  English cn@darfield.school.nz
Miss E Irvine Year 7 Homeroom ei@darfield.school.nz
Mr J Jackson Commerce jj@darfield.school.nz
Ms K Kensington Year 7 Homeroom kk@darfield.school.nz
Ms D Kingsland Year 7/8 Homeroom dk@darfield.school.nz
Mr A Lee TIC Commerce an@darfield.school.nz
Mrs A Lee History, HOD Social Studies al@darfield.school.nz
Mrs A Macpherson Year 7 Cohort Leader am@darfield.school.nz
Mr P McEntyre Guidance Counsellor pm@darfield.school.nz
Ms J Mallinder HOD Health, Guidance Counsellor ma@darfield.school.nz
Mr M Maude Physics, DP mm@darfield.school.nz
Ms C Mossop DVC, HOD Technology cm@darfield.school.nz
Mrs L Pengelly HOD Special Needs lp@darfield.school.nz
Mrs M Pepper Year 8 Cohort Leader mp@darfield.school.nz
Mr C Quinn TIC Geography cq@darfield.school.nz
Mrs J Rangi Science, Year 12 Cohort Leader jr@darfield.school.nz
Ms N Reardon PE and Health (on leave) nr@darfield.school.nz
Ms V Rudman HOD English vr@darfield.school.nz
Mr M Saunders Mathematics sa@darfield.school.nz
Mr R Smith Science, HOD Rural College; Year 9 Cohort Leader rs@darfield.school.nz
Mrs K Sullivan-Croote Science ks@darfield.school.nz
Mr C Swale  Year 8 Homeroom (Relief) cs@darfield.school.nz 
Ms A Tangney HOD Physical Education, Bus Controller at@darfield.school.nz
Mr G Teasdale TIC Music gt@darfield.school.nz
Mrs C Thorne Alternative Education th@darfield.school.nz
Miss C Tregear Year 8 Homeroom ct@darfield.school.nz
Miss N Voss Science nv@darfield.school.nz
Ms I Welsh Mathematics iw@darfield.school.nz
Ms C White Mathematics wt@darfield.school.nz
Mrs C Whyte HOD Mathematics wh@darfield.school.nz
Mrs K Wilson Maths; Science; Year 11 Cohort Leader kw@darfield.school.nz

Support Staff

Name Support Area Email
Mrs M Besier Technology Support
Mrs S Boyes Careers Advisor (relief) careersadvisor@darfield.school.nz
Mr R Croft Workshop Technician
Mrs P Deans Sport Co-ordinator sport@darfield.school.nz
Mrs C Dennis Teacher Aide careyanne@darfield.school.nz
Mrs C Fairbrass Canteen
Mrs S Grenfell Careers Advisor (on leave)
Mrs E Guy Administration Assistant elaine@darfield.school.nz
Mr B Hayward Office Assistant, IT Technical Support bob@darfield.school.nz
Mrs J Hill Student Administrator jill@darfield.school.nz
Mrs J Huggins Principal’s Secretary, Board Secretary, Office Manager jane@darfield.school.nz
Ms R Jennings Publications Administrator ruth@darfield.school.nz
Mrs T McKay SCLC, Librarian libstaff@darfield.school.nz
Mrs P McLeod Arts Co-ordinator artscoordinator@darfield.school.nz
Mrs T Mangels Careers Administrator careersadministrator@darfield.school.nz
Mrs L Meder Canteen Assistant ro@darfield.school.nz
Mr R Meder Caretaker
Mrs L Milner Executive Officer lynda@darfield.school.nz
Mrs S Newbigging Teacher Aide sam@darfield.school.nz
Miss B Pinteric Teacher Aide
Mrs T Roper Human Resources Co-ordinator; Special Needs Administrator trish@darfield.school.nz
Mrs L Singh Teacher Aide louise@darfield.school.nz
Mrs D Smalec Teacher Aide diane@darfield.school.nz
Mrs S Staddon Financial Assistant, NZQA Administration ss@darfield.school.nz
Ms C Tijsen Science Technician cat@darfield.school.nz
Mr J Walter Groundsman/Maintenance Assistant jeremy@darfield.school.nz
Mrs L Whellans Attendance Co-ordinator attendance@darfield.school.nz

“At Darfield High School, we’re small enough to know our students well and large enough to be able to offer a wide range of opportunities. We pride ourselves on the relationships our staff and students build, our rural qualities and the great things our graduates go on to achieve”

Andy England

Principal | Tumuaki