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He aha te mea nui o Te Ao?
He tangata, he tangata, he tangata!

What is the most important thing in our world? It is people, it is people, it is people!

Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team

Kim Gordon

Principal

About Me

Ko Ruahine te maunga, Ko Oroua te awa, Ko Tainui te waka, Ko Ngati Kauwhata te Iwi, Ko Tahuriwakanui te hapu, Ko Maniahui te tupuna whare, Ko Aorangi te papa kainga, Ko Kim Gordon toku ingoa, No Paraekaratu ahau. I get to come to work each day and work alongside a staff who are 100% committed to our tamariki and a community who holds dear the education of their mokopuna. At the end of the day I get to go home to my whare overlooking the Rangitikei awa and fill my bucket, ready for each new day.

E: kgordon@bulls.school.nz

Megan Syme

Deputy Principal

About Me

Kia ora. I whanau mai au i Whanganui, I tipu ake au i Whanganui, Ka noho au i Kawakawa. Ko Megan Syme toku ingoa. Hello my name is Megan Syme. I grew up in Whanganui and most of my family still live in Whanganui. I now live in Feilding with my husband and 2 sons. We enjoy getting out and about, seeing and doing new things.

E: msyme@bulls.school.nz

Ngā Kakano Hub

Nga Kakano Hub

Jo Price

About Me

Tena koutou, ko Jo toku ingoa I've lived in Aotearoa for 20 years originally hailing from a little town near Manchester in the UK. I have 2 beautiful daughters, Willow and Laiken. I am a passionate person and strive to surround myself with people who share the same energy. I love the fact that at Bulls School we aspire to offer our tamariki a wide variety of different experiences so that they too have the opportunity to explore what excites them, whether that be in the arts, on the sports field, or in academia.

E: jprice@bulls.school.nz

Lekky Wallis

Learning Support Teacher

About Me

Kia ora e te whanau, sawart dee ka, my name is Lekky Wallis. I've lived in New Zealand for 26 years. I am originally from Thailand. I have 5 beautiful children aged between 20 and 3. We love spending time with our large family in Masterton. I love to work out and do Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, I have been training for the last 4 years and have my blue belt. I am excited to help develop our children's fitness skills at Bulls School.

E: lwallis@bulls.school.nz

Pou Tāhū Hub

Pou Tahu Hub

Jen Weir

Junior Team Leader

About Me

Kia ora e te whanau. I love working at Bulls School - such an awesome team of amazing people here and fabulous community! When I am not at school I enjoy spending time with my children and friends. I have 4 amazing children and we love spending time out at the beach. I also love travelling and meeting new people....am looking forward to doing more of that in the future, but in the meantime am enjoying exploring our beautiful country and finding some hidden gems.

E: jweir@bulls.school.nz

Claire Dunlop

About Me

My name is Claire Dunlop. My passion as a teacher is to guide students to grow in confidence as they explore, discover and challenge themselves with their learning. I enjoy cooking, gardening traveling, hiking, playing ukulele and spending time with friends, family and animals.

E: cdunlop@bulls.school.nz

Sarah Thoms

Learning Support Teacher

About Me

Tēnā koutou katoa. Ko Sarah toku ingoa. E noho ana ahau ki Tutaenui. My name is Sarah & my Whanaū & I have recently moved to Marton. We love spending time together camping, mountain biking & exploring. We lived in Australia for 10 years & we spent last year in Tauranga! Aotearoa is so beautiful, we are happy to be home. When I have free time I love to read, be creative & spend time in the gym. I am very much looking forward to the year ahead at Bulls school!

E: sthoms@bulls.school.nz

Tokomanawa Hub

Tokomanawa Hub

Coral Sleator

Learning Support Teacher

About Me

I'm originally from South Otago, I have lived in Bulls/Ohakea for about 10 years with my husband and two children, both attended Bulls School. I enjoy a variety of different roles here at Bulls School and get to work alongside lots of different staff and children.

E: csleator@bulls.school.nz

Debs Erickson

About Me

Tena koutou, ko Debs toku ingoa. I live in Feilding where I have lived and worked for the past twenty years. I have four amazing children, aged between 12 and 20 years old. I’ve always enjoyed travel as well as going to the beach or a bush walk, catching up with friends, indulging in a good book, and baking. My philosophy as a teacher is to ensure every child is a valued and heard member of the class. where the sharing of ideas or concerns are supported and celebrated.

E: derickson@bulls.school.nz

Leah Hurley

About Me

Kia ora e te whanaū I'm Leah Hurley and I am one of the teachers in Tokomanawa hub. I feel very privileged to be able to be part of the Bulls School whānau and your child's learning journey. I aim to create an engaging, stimulating, and integrated learning programme for your tamariki. I work hard to build relationships with my akonga and their whanaū, as it’s important for everyone to feel valued and a part of the learning journey. I enjoy all aspects of sports, so you’ll often see me out and about teaching and supporting tamariki in various sports/events within the school community. When I’m not at school, my husband and I are kept busy raising our two children. We live on a sheep and beef farm in Hunterville and enjoy spending time with friends and family and enjoying the outdoors.

E: lhurley@bulls.school.nz

Tuarongo Hub

Tuarongo Hub

Vanessa McDowell

About Me

I moved from South Africa to NZ when I was 13 years old, and I am so thankful my parents made the move!! I have a passion for sports and animals. In my free time I enjoy doing horse riding, hanging out with family, friends and all things animals, playing some sports and plotting around the garden. I also enjoyng getting 'lost' in a good book!

E: vmcdowell@bulls.school.nz

Nikita Brown

Diane Murrary

Learning Support Teacher

About Me

I am the mother of 2 adult kids. I have done many things in my life, the most recent being a partner in Coffee on the Moove before selling the business earlier this year. I am enthusiastic about helping our tamariki reach their potential. Ngā Mihi, whaea Di

E: dmurray@bulls.school.nz

Theresa Hewitt

Senior Hub Leader

About Me

Tēnā koutou katoa. Ko Te Maona Nui a Kiwa te Moana. Ko Hāmoa tõku iwi. Ko Hewitt tōku whānau. Ko Theresa tōku ingoa. Nō reira tēnā koutou tēnā koutou tēnā koutou katoa. My purpose is to build children’s self-esteem in their learning, giving them opportunities to succeed. Every success should be celebrated in learning, as lifelong learners.

E: thewitt@bulls.school.nz

Support Staff

Support Staff

Diana Jensen

Office Manager

About Me

Hi I'm Diana, I am the ice pack, plaster sticking, hug giving office organiser! I love working at Bulls School, not only for the amazing staff but the super amazing kids we have here. I have two boys of my own and enjoying getting out and about with them sharing new experiences. We especially love discovering new places in the great outdoors to explore and enjoy.

E: office@bulls.school.nz

Rob Fenn

Grounds Manager

About Me

This is Rob. He is probably the greatest grounds manager in the world. He looks after our school as if it is his home. If he isn't on the lawnmower, he's on the leaf blower! He does so much for us all, far more than his job description for instance, carting the school tent to events for us so that our tamariki have shelter and a place to gather.

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Leigh Hanson

Release Teacher

About Me

Kia Ora Ko Leigh au. I am Bulls born and breed. I am a boy mum. I love gardening. I love the outdoors. I love spending all my time with my whānau and my nearest and dearest friends. I love cooking. I love making learning fun and exciting, hands on, relevant and engaging. Nga mihi, Leigh

E: lhanson@bulls.school.nz

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