Our Board of Trustees

'We are committed to the achievement and success of all students in our care. '

The Board of Trustees consists of five parent representatives, an elected staff trustee and the principal.

From time to time the board may co-opt other parent representatives. The Board of Trustees is responsible for governing the school by formulating policies, procedures and ensuring efficient, effective running of the school.

The Board is responsible for Governance matters. The Principal is responsible for the management of the school.

Board of Trustee Members

Ken Willetts – Chairperson

Chris Blondell – Vice Chairperson

Shelley Nicholls – Finance

Geoff Armstrong – Property

Mary-Anne Robins – School Review

Wendy Kitto – Principal

Leah Heaps – Staff Representative

Monthly Meeting

Board meetings are usually held week 3 and week 8 every term.


Meeting Minutes

Within a week of each meeting these are available from the school office to anyone who wishes to read them.


Policies and Procedures

If you are interested in finding out more about the schools policies and procedures, please visit the SchoolDocs website and search for East Gore School.

The link to the site is: https://www.schooldocs.co.nz/

Click “Find My School” in the top right corner and type in East Gore School

Our username is: eastgore

Our password is: takahe

If you need any help with finding these policies and procedures, please let the office know and we can help you out.

Board Documents

These are available for you to look at. They include the School Charter, Curriculum Framework, Achievement Information, Strategic Plan, Annual Plan and Improving the Achievement of Maori students. If you would like to see them please ask at the school office.



Here is the East Gore School Annual Report for the Year Ended 31 December 2018.

East Gore School 2018 Full Annual Report.pdf