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Learning Support Department

Our Learning Support Department supports students with a range of particular needs, to ensure everyone gets what they need in order to be successful at Pukekohe High School. These supports range from specialist support in literacy and numeracy, Teacher Aide in-class support, Ministry of Education applications, assistive technology support, specialised co-ordination across teaching staff and pastoral teams, and co-ordination with community agencies.

Please feel free to access the support your child needs by contacting:
Amelia Bodman – Head of Learning Support

Learning Support Co-ordinators

The role of the Learning Support Coordinator is to identify and plan for the social, emotional and specific learning needs of all children and young people at Pukekohe High School. We are available to support learners, parents and their whaanau. Our intention is to simplify the system for our learners to access services that can support our students, by working closely with outside agencies and support services, and creating a plan that supports attendance, engagement and transition or reintegration to Pukekohe High School. We will build the capability of kaiako through a collaborative approach which organises support around what best meets the needs of our students.

Our Learning Support Co-ordinators:
Esther Williams – Year 10 and Year 13 LSC, Te Kura and Teacher Trainee Coordinator

Chantal Krybolder – Year 11 LSC & Kaitiaki Aakonga

Jude Webber – Year 9 and Year 12 LSC & Kaitiaki Aakonga

News & Events

Year 13 Business Studies at YES
On Thursday 23rd May our Year 13 Business Studies students took the stage to present their innovative business pitches to an esteemed panel of judges…
Auckland War Memorial Visit
Recently our Level One History students visited the Auckland War Memorial Museum to learn about New Zealand’s involvement in World War Two. A great time…
Best Animation Nomination
Year 13 student Bryn Gidden’s brick film “A Christmas in Custody” made in December 2023 has been nominated for the Best Animation on the Bricks…

BYOD for Learning

With the resurfacing of COVID in our region and changes in
Alert Levels causing students to continue their learning from home, having a
reliable device at home to access online learning, remain connected with
teachers, and receive feedback about their work makes 
BYOD more essential than

Click here for a reminder of our BYOD recommendations.