Horsham Downs School

(07) 829 4700 office@horshamdowns.school.nz 4 Martin Lane, RD 1, Hamilton 3281
Welcome to Horsham Downs School

Horsham Downs School is organised 

into 3 teaching teams:


In Tima Tahi our Junior School teachers are: 

  • Mrs Elrika Keyser (Room 1)
  • Mrs Nicole Jones (Room 2 & Team Leader)
  • Mrs Nina Tabrum (Room 3)
  • Mrs Linza Wolmarans (Room 4)
  • Mrs Ashley Freeman (Room 15)
  • Mrs Louise Filipo (Room 15)
  • Miss Rachel Ladd (Release Teacher)

In Tima Rua our Middle School teachers are:

  • Mrs Joy Thompson (Room 5)
  • Mrs Anna Woolston  (Room 6)
  • Mrs Julie Herbert (Room 7 & Team Leader)
  • Ms Linda Watling & Mrs Leah Stanley (Room 8)
  • Miss Amy Halliday  (Room 9)
  • Miss Lisa DeVargas (Room 14)
  • Mrs Tracey Gurnick (Release Teacher)

In Tima Wha our Year 7 & 8 School teachers are

  • Miss Alexia Cochrane (Room 10)
  • Miss Ainsley Whitfield (Room 10 & Release Teacher)
  • Mrs Fiona Asplin (Room 10)
  • Mrs Gillian Mackay (Room 11)
  • Mr Dane McLeod (Room 12 & Team Leader)
  • Mrs Megan Drake (Room 13)
  • Mrs Kylie Davies (Release Teacher)

In addition, we have other teachers in roles throughout the school: 

  • Mr Steve Dunsmore (Principal)
  • Mrs Rachel Poultney (Deputy Principal) 
  • Mrs Christine Hommel (Assistant Principal, SENCO)
  • Ms Arihia Waikari (SENCO)
  • Mrs Rachel Gower & Mrs Christine Jones (Reading Recovery)
  • Mrs Fiona Asplin (Learning Support)