Some questions your children have asked me:
Have you been a principal before?
Yes, I was principal at my last school for 10 years
How old are you?
51 – I have also advised that the correct response to this is ‘oh my goodness you don’t look that old” 😉
Do you have any pets?
Yes – two dogs and two cats although our dogs generally live with my parents which gives them all company during the day.
What do you like to do at weekends?
Sailing, shopping and socialising
What is your favourite book?
My favourite children’s books are the Gruffalo books, Hairy Maclary or Roald Dahl books
What flowers do you like?
Roses, orchids and lilies – white is my favourite
Where did you come from and when?
I came from Scotland in 1996 – for one year! I loved NZ and decided to stay and now my parents also live in NZ
Where is your favourite place in NZ?
Why did you choose our school?
When I visited before applying for the position I was wowed by the environment, the people and the warmth I felt in the school.