Bairds Mainfreight Primary School

A great place to learn a fun place to be

“Anything is possible”


Edward Avenue Otara, Telephone: (09) 274 8271 Fax: (09) 274 9661

About Us:

Bairds Mainfreight Primary School is set in the heart of Otara, Auckland.  Our student roll is mainly Maori and Pasifika, reflecting the rich and wonderful cultures of our community.

The school's core business is children's learning.  We have top quality teachers who provide teaching and learning experiences to ensure that every student has the opportunity to achieve, and to become successful life-long learners.

We are proud of our school, and the wonderful relationship we have with our community.  We firmly believe that this home-school partnership ensures quality education for all of our students.


Principal

Alan Lyth


Deputy Principals

Kim Benjamin

Fiona McAree Ngaau


Admin Staff:

Val McKee (PA / Property Manager)

Akauta William (Attendance Manager)

Rex Pennalligen (Finance Manager)


Junior Syndicate:

R13 Anu Singh

R15 Hilary Pratt

R16 Lynn Bennett

R17 Ashlee Blackman

R18 Samantha Wakefield

R19 Julianna Warid

R22 Sheryl Thompson

R23 Yoneka Dayal

Middle Syndicate:

R3  Thursha Vadivelu

R4  Taarika Nair

R20 Wendy Thomas

R21 Henry Martin

R24 Michelle Fulford

R25 Jarna Martin


Senior Syndicate:

R7 Brooke Hannah

R8  Melissa Bedford

R9  Michael Gerrard

R10 Jody O'connell & Fee McAree

R11 Michelle Peters


Reading Recovery:

Sonya Hetherington & Saris Moodley


Part Time Teachers:

Mandy MacJames

Jo Baird

Anne Emery



Social Worker in Schools:

Helen Dillon


Librarian/Teacher Aide: Katy Otikore


Teacher Aide: Perise Armstrong

Teacher Aide: Terai Tuakana

Teacher Aide: Meleane Leturu

Teacher Aide: Sene Neemia

Teacher Aide: Wayne Kneebone

Teacher Aide: Josephine Luatua

Teacher Aide: Katie Cameron


Caretaker: Wayne Lawrence

Tuck shop: Mae & Wayne Wipere

Board of Trustees:


Chairperson: Martin KAIPO


Elected Members:


Natasha SMITH,

Ani TANGIMATAITI,

Mele FAUMUINA,  

Teariki NGAAU

Martin KAIPO.


Staff Trustee:

Michelle PETERS


Principal:

Alan LYTH


Minute Secretary:

Rex Pennalligan