Tui Team

You will start school at Pukete School in the Tui team. The team is made up of three classes to begin the year.

Tui Team

Rooms: 11, 12, 13, and 14

Rm 11 Mrs Donna Barker (Team Leader)

Rm 12 Mrs Bridget Sheedy 

Rm 13 Miss Hilary Milne

Rm 14 Mrs Teresa Smith

When these classes have about 18 children in them, another class (Room 1) joins us.

Our team have strengths in teaching Numeracy and Literacy and enjoy teaching children in their first year of school. Here is a little bit more information about each of the teachers in the Tui team.

Mrs Sheedy is an experienced teacher who has been at Pukete since 2007. She really enjoys working with children in their first year at school.

Mrs Smith has a real interest in the teaching of Literacy and our Virtues and is in charge of the teaching of Te Reo Maori in the Tui team.

Hilary has a passion for drama and a love of travel. She is a friendly and welcoming teacher who is part of our PB4L School-wide team.

Donna organises the Best Start and Reading Together evenings for the parents in the Tui team She is an experienced teacher who enjoys getting to know all the students and parents as they start at Pukete School.

Mrs Boddy has been teaching at Pukete School since 2007. She is a trained Reading Recovery teacher who loves teaching reading and writing to junior children. She enjoys making her class beautiful by filling it with children's work and will begin her class later in the year.