our Kaimahi / Staff

Back left to right - Rachel Hope, Allison McAuslan, Vicki Sanders, Allissa Tosswill

Front left to right - Jayne Battrick, Kylie Nixon (Team Leader and DP)

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Junior Team - Years 0-3

Our Junior Team consists of a Year 0-1 class, a Year 1 class, a Year 1-2 class and a Year 2-3 class. Literacy and Numeracy are key focus areas. Teachers are also passionate about creating deep learning through the vehicles of curiosity, exploration and action. 

Kylie Nixon (Team Leader and Deputy Principal) - kylien@alexprim.school.nz 

Rachel Hope - rachelh@alexprim.school.nz (Year 3)

Jayne Battrick - jayneb@alexprim.school.nz  (Year 2/3)

Alissa Tosswillalissat@alexprim.school.nz (Year 1/2)

Vicki Sanders - vickis@alexprim.school.nz (Year 0-1)

Back left to right - Claire Welch, Beth Hamilton, Rachel O'Connell (Team Leader), Anna Ballantine

Front left to right - Bonni Ramage, Lexie Davidson, Jackie 

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Senior Team - Years 4-8

Our Senior Team consists of two Year 4-5 classes, a Year 6 class and a Year 6-7 class and a Year 7-8 class.

Teachers (kaiako) work collaboratively to plan for and provide learning environments that foster leadership, grow skills and competencies, and provide opportunities for our Y8 senior students' transition to high school.

Rachel O'Connell (Team leader) - rachelo@alexprim.school.nz (Year 7/8)

Claire Welch - clairew@alexprim.school.nz (Year 7/8)

Anna Ballantine & Bonni Ramage - annac@alexprim.school.nz & bonnir@alexprim.school.nz (Year 6/7)

Jackie Bishop - jackieb@alexprim.school.nz (Year 6)

Lexie Hay - lexieh@alexprim.school.nz (Year 4/5)

Beth Hamilton - bethh@alexprim.school.nz (Year 4/5)


Lisa Foggin (Special Education Needs Coordinator) - lisaf@alexprim.school.nz

Ginny Cowie (Learning Support Coordinator) - ginnyc@alexprim.school.nz 

Back left to right - Lisa Foggin (SENCo), Katie Miller, Janine Long, Chloe Dowling, Sam Bastin (Kaiāwhina);

Front left to right - Tracey McLennan, Leigh Webster (Kaiāwhina) 

Support Staff

Faye Wilson (Office Administrator) - admin@alexprim.school.nz

Leigh Webster (Kaiāwhina / Teacher Aide) - leighw@alexprim.school.nz

Katie Miller (Kaiāwhina / Teacher Aide) - katiem@alexprim.school.nz

Chloe Dowling (Kaiāwhina / Teacher Aide) - chloed@alexpriim.school.nz 

Tracey McLennan (Kaiāwhina / Teacher Aide) - traceym@alexprim.school.nz 

Janine Long (Kaiāwhina / Teacher Aide) - janinel@alexprim.school.nz

Sam Bastin (Kaiāwhina / Teacher Aide) - samb@alexprim.school.nz 

Dani Dunn (Kaiāwhina/Teacher Aide & Kaitiaki / Gardener) - danid@alexprim.school.nz 

Faye Wilson & Fi Mackley


Fiona (Fi) Mackley - principal@alexprim.school.nz

Fi is passionate about our APS learners having opportunities that allow them to use their strengths in order to develop in other areas. Connecting with our natural environment and working with our community experts is also a priority.