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Senior School Team


 

Micah Hocquard - Year 8 Team Leader, Year 8 Teacher & Director of Boarding

Micah has been teaching at Medbury since 2009, having previously taught for six years at Banks Avenue School. He has a Bachelor of Science, with a double major in Anatomy and Physiology, from Otago University, and a Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching. He has a passion for teaching Science, coaching hockey and working with the Medbury / Rangi Ruru Kapa Haka group - Tama Rangi.

 

 

Alex Devereux - Year 8 Teacher

Alex has been at Medbury School since 2015. Prior to this, he taught at Avonhead School from 2013 - 2015 in a Year 7/8 class, while also being Head of Sport. He has a Bachelor of Sport Coaching from Canterbury University and a Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning.


 

Emma Lynskey - Year 8 Teacher

Emma joined Medbury at the start of 2017 from Swannanoa School, where she has been teaching for five years in both the middle and senior school. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) from the New Zealand Graduate School of Education. Emma has a passion for teaching Mathematics, Social Sciences and using ICT


 

Amos Pilgrim - Year 8 Teacher

Amos joined Medbury in 2017 and has been teaching since 2008, both in the UK and New Zealand at various year levels and recently has leadership experience. Amos has a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning from the University of Canterbury.


 

John Mahon - Year 7 Team Leader & Year 7 Teacher

When travelling around England after receiving his teaching degree, John visited Rugby School in Warwickshire. The visit spurred a desire to teach at a prominent school in New Zealand and he began a career at Medbury School in 2004. In 2006 John took over the leadership of the Year 7 Syndicate, where he has taught since his arrival. In 2008 he also took on the role of Boarding Housemaster, a position that was to last for six years. John is extremely passionate about Medbury and all it offers - it has been very much a part of his life for many years.

 

Richard Bath - Year 7 Teacher

Richard joined Medbury in 2016. Prior to this he taught at Ashgrove School in Rangiora for two years. He is originally from Texas and he obtained a Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Public Relations and Spanish from Texas Tech University. Richard then went on to obtain a Graduate Diploma in Primary Teaching from Canterbury University.

 

Brendan Collins - Year 7 Teacher

Brendan has been teaching at Medbury since 2010. He taught at Houghton Valley School in Wellington from 2004 for six years, as the ICT Coordinator and as a classroom teacher at Year 3 to 6 levels. Brendan holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in History and American Studies from University of Canterbury, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Teaching from the New Zealand Graduate School.

 

Sarah Madgwick - Year 7 Teacher

Sarah has been teaching at Medbury since the beginning of 2015, prior to this she worked at Our Lady Star of the Sea School in Sumner. She has taught at all levels from Years 3 to 8 during her teaching career. She has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Education from Canterbury University and a Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning.

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