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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is elected every three years as per the Education Act 1989.  The Board consists of five parent representatives, a staff representative and the Principal.

The Board meets in the Boardroom at 6:30 pm on the third Tuesday of the month.  Meetings are advertised here on our school website.  Board meetings are public meetings and all parents and caregivers are welcome to attend. Agendas and minutes are available from the office.

Upcoming Board Meetings

  • 19 February
  • 19 March
  • 9 April
  • 14 May
  • 18 June – Induction of new Board to St Thomas’s School 6.30pm
  • 19 June – Community of Learning School Boards and New Zealand School Trustees Association meeting – Governance versus Management 6.30pm – 8.00pm
  • 25 June
  • 30 July
  • 20 August
  • 17 September
  • 29 October
  • 10 December

The Board of Trustees has a Governance role. Their main role is essentially strategic and they monitor and review the systems within the school.  The Board has a Complaints Policy and Procedure detailed below.

The Principal and staff manage the day to day operation of the school.

Board Members

​If you need to contact a member of the Board of Trustees you can do so by emailing BOT@stthomas.school.nz


2017 Community Survey

St Thomas School – Community Survey Feedback 2017
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Community of Learning

For the past year, Orakei School, Kohimarama School, Stonefields School, Selwyn College and St Thomas’s School have worked together to develop a Community of Learning with the specific aim of lifting student achievement within all the schools.

For more information about our Community of Learning please read the attached announcement from our Board Of Trustees.

COL Announcement
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2018 Financial Statements

2018 Financial Statements
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2019 Board of Trustees Minutes

Board Minutes – 19 February 2019
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Board Minutes – 19 March 2019
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Board Minutes – 9 April 2019
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Board Minutes – 14 May 2019
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Board Minutes – 25 June 2019
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Board Minutes – 30 July 2019
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Board Minutes – 20 August 2019
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Complaints Procedure

To view our Complaints Policy please click on the link below, search for St Thomas School, Auckland and then use the login details below.  Once in the site you can search Complaints using the search tool.

Username: stthomas
Password: allumstreet

Click here to view  all the St Thomas’s School’s Policies and Procedures 

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If you have any queries please email policies@stthomas.school.nz


Governance Policies

Board Roles and Responsibilities Policy
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Trustee Code of Behaviour Policy
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Trustee Remuneration and Expenses Policy
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Conflict of Interest Policy
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Chair Role Description Policy
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Staff Trustee Role Description
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Relationship Between Chair and Principal Policy
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Principal Performance Management Policy
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Meeting Protocols
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Public Attending Board Meetings
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Review Committee Terms of Reference
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Student Behaviour Management Committee Terms of Reference
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Trustee Induction Process
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Concerns and Complaints Process
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Board Complaints Checklist
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Responsibilities of the Principal Policy
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Governance Policies – How we work as a Board
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Processes and Procedures – Ways in which we ensure effect governance
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