Board of Trustees

About the Board of Trustees

The Nayland College Board of Trustees consists of elected and appointed/co-opted members of Nayland’s community, a student representative, a staff representative and the Principal.

The Board is responsible for the governance and the control of the management of the school. It is the employer of all staff in the school and is responsible for setting the school’s strategic direction in consultation with parents, staff and students, and for ensuring that the school provides a safe environment and quality education for all students.

The Board is also responsible for overseeing the management of personnel, curriculum, property, finance and administration.

Contact the Board

The Board may be contacted by emailing the Board Secretary Kathy Sherwood ( or by letter addressed to:
The Board Chair
Nayland College
166 Nayland Road
Stoke, 7011

The New Zealand School Trustees Association website provides more information on school Boards of Trustees.

Policies, Annual Report and forms

All important Nayland College forms and policies are available on our school document website.

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Education Review Office (ERO) Report

Please click here to view our 2020 ERO Report

School Charter and Strategic Plan

Nayland College Charter and Strategic Plan 2020-2022

Nayland College Annual Financial Report

Nayland College 2020 Annual Financial Report


Current members of the board are:

Mr Pat Davidsen (Board Chair)

Mr Lee Corlett

Ms Rachel Sanson

Mr Isaac Carnegie

Ms Lesa Kalapu

Mr Daniel Wilson (Principal)

Ms Jacqueline de Jong (staff elected)

Astrid Sayer (student elected)


Click here to view the minutes from our most recent Board of Trustees meeting.

Click here to view the agenda for our next meeting.


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"Leaders relentlessly develop and pursue the school’s vision, goals and targets for equity and excellence. They have worked to build relational trust at all levels of the school and community to support openness, risk taking and collaboration for improvement. A shared understanding of effective systems and processes has led to school-wide coherence in teaching and management practices."

- Education Review Office Report 2020