student support

Student Support

Takapuna Grammar School offers a wide range of support to all students to help them achieve their individual potential.  This support may be in the areas of: course and career choices; social pressures; personal concerns; barriers to learning; health issues, family crises etc.

Senior Management

Simon Lamb Principal
Brian Wynn Deputy Principal 
Carol Bashford Deputy Principal
Louise Roe Deputy Principal 
Craig Waller Deputy Principal

Head of Student Support - Mary Pottinger

Year 13

Melita Tu'isila
Barbara Jenkins

Year 12

Kelly Manning
Rosemarie Close

Year 11 Katrina Woodley
Dan Eichblatt
Year 10 Toni Ferens
Jack Chapman
Year 9 Sam Boardman
Sara Sharples
International Dean Lauren Baker

Michelle Hay
Heidi Remmington

Student Support Worker
Grant Simpkins
Ginny Stainton
Dianne Cameron

Attendance Officer
Tracey Beckett

Student Service Centre Co-Ordinator
Pauline Cheng (Tuesday to Friday)
Wendy Strain (Monday)
Health Nurse 
Alison Sherlock (Monday to Thursday)
Karen Howe (Friday)


KIDSLINK is a kiwi enterprise dedicated to making life easier for children,
young people and their families. KidsLink's vision was to build a user-friendly
resource that would benefit parents, schools and service providers, and most importantly, our young people. Targeted at finding help (and fun) for the under 20s,  is an online community connecting young people and their families with relevant, local and trusted service providers who can help with, Learning, Behaviour, Physical Needs, Extra-Curricular activities & Childcare. KidsLink is proudly supported and used by our school.