Our Team

We have an enthusiastic and dedicated team at Palmerston Primary School who are all committed to working together to support our Palmerston kids to be the best they can be. Whanau are encouraged to keep in touch with the classroom teachers and inform the office about any changes to original enrolment information, absences and health concerns.
Teaching Staff
John Goulstone  -  Principal 
Sarndra Wallace
Deputy Principal, Senior Syndicate Leader and Room 6 teacher
Room 6- Year 6
Lisa Lyell
Junior Syndicate Leader and Room 1 teacher
Room 1- New Entrants

 Eliza Collings
Room 3 teacher
Room 3- Year 3
Megan Gallagher
Room 5 teacher
Room 5 Year 4
John Caswell
Room 4 teacher
Room 4- Year 4-5
Lyn Keen
Reading Recovery Tutor and Classroom Release Teacher (Room 4 and 5)

Support Staff 
Jan Fleming

Office Administrator
BOT Secretary

Cindy Snow

Teacher Aide

Jan Smith

Teacher Aide

Tracey Tiddy

School Cleaner
Joey Smeaton 


Victoria Bernard
Room 2 teacher
Year 1- 2

Board of Trustees

Paul Paton - Chairperson

Tania Filmer - Grants and Vice Chairperson

Wal Joyce - Property

Nicola Buckingham - Finance

Ian Clark - Policy and Pool

Elza Collings - Staff Rep