OUR TEAM

Our team are dedicated and passionate about teaching and learning. We are Whānau and work collaboratively together to ensure your child thrives in every way while at Nelson Christian Academy. 

 

Each teacher has a personal faith in God and lives out their faith through the various roles they play in ensuring that our Christian Character is upheld, positive values are instilled and all achieve academic success in their learning journey with us.

Our Leadership Team

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Jenny Laidlaw

Principal

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Lienkie Henning

Senior Syndicate Leader

PB4L Team Lead

In-School COL Lead

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Tommy Winnington

Associate Principal

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Russell Harris

Middle Syndicate Leader

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Michelle McLeod

Associate Principal

Junior Syndicate Leader

Our Junior Team
Years 0-2

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Lisa Hunter

Junior Teacher

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Janetta Cassidy

Junior Teacher

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Maria Ndebele

Junior Teacher

Reading Recovery Teacher

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Marilyn Walter

Junior Teacher

Our Senior Team
Years 5-6

Our Administration Team

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Helen Jemson

Finance Officer

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Brianna Kock

Office Administrator

Our Learning Support Team

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Anne Bolton

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Haymar John

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Kirsty Miller

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Julia Famcun

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 Sharon Sampson

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Claudia Wood

Our Middle Team
Years 3-4

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Russell Harris

Middle/Senior Teacher

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Francelle Somervell

Middle Teacher

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Hannah Duffell

Middle Teacher

Our Intermediate Team
Years 7-8

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Lienkie Henning

Intermediate Teacher

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Rachel Fitzwater

Intermediate Teacher

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Trisha Wessels

Senior Teacher

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Hilary Bird

Senior Teacher

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Sarah Nelson

Senior Teacher

School Board

 

NCA School Board Members

Elected Parent Representatives

  • Hayden Wright

  • Richard Batchelar

  • Rupert MacLachlan

  • Sonya de Vries

  • Zane Elliot

 

Proprietor Appointees

  • Jan Higgins

  • Kelli-Anne Eastmond (Chairperson)

 

Elected Staff Representative

  • Marilyn Walter

 

Principal

  • Jenny Laidlaw

 

Board Secretary

  • Danella Sutton-Field

School Documents

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Charter

View our 2022 Strategic Plan

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ERO Report

View our latest ERO Report

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Policies

View our school policies

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Annual Audited Accounts

for 2020

 

"He Waka Eke Noa"

We are all in this canoe together

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