Upper Hutt College Board

 The Upper Hutt College Board is made up of elected parent representatives, co-opted representatives, the school principal, a staff representative and student representative.

Mission Statement

Upper Hutt College is a community, passionate about learning, 

that encourages pride, participation and excellence.


Our Vision 

Upper Hutt College will be a modern learning environment 

that will engage and empower every learner to realise their full potential. 


Key Objectives

 We focus on governance and strategic leadership:

  • raising student achievement
  • ensuring that there is effective communication and consultation with the school’s community
  • property and financial management
  • setting the vision for the school
  • determining the school’s strategic direction; setting long and short term objectives through the Charter, Strategic and Annual Plans
  • ensuring the school complies with all aspects of the Education and Training Act 2020
  • ensuring compliance with legal and policy requirements
  • appraising and supporting the Principal’s performance
  • developing and approving policies
  • monitoring student achievement against the strategic objectives and national guidelines
  • consulting with, and working on behalf of, all stakeholders


Board Members

Garth Johnson

Parent Representatives & Co-opted Members
Wendy Holmes, Craig Butler, Charlie Beckett, Joanne Leiper, Mark Brewer

Staff Representative
Bruce Thomas

Student Representative
Ryan Grant-Derepa

Judith Taylor

Board Secretary
Karen Huaki-Feaver


All school policies are available on SchoolDocs - please contact the Board Secretary for further information.


Our Board meets on the last Thursday of each month @ 6.00pm. Please contact the Board Secretary for further information.



To contact the Board, email: [email protected]

Planning & Reporting

Upper Hutt College Annual Report 2022