Our Board of Trustees

All of New Zealand's state and state-integrated schools have a board of trustees. The board of trustees is the Crown entity responsible for the governance and the control of the management of the school.

The board is the employer of all staff in the school, is responsible for setting the school's strategic direction in consultation with parents, staff and students, and ensuring that its school provides a safe environment and quality education for all its students. Boards are also responsible for overseeing the management of personnel, curriculum, property, finance and administration.

Meetings and communications

The Board of Trustees usually meets twice each term and these meetings are advertised in the school newsletter. The meetings are public and everyone is most welcome to attend.

The minutes of previous Board meetings are available to the public and can be found attached to this page (below) and at the school office.

Board newsletters are also available to view here (attached below).

If you wish to contact the Board on any matter regarding the governance of the school please contact the Chairperson via email.

Our Board

The membership of the 2015/2016 Board of Trustees (BOT) is as follows:

Dr Ingrid van Rijn (Chair)
Mr Raymond Hayter
Mrs Jill Caldwell
Mrs Farah Adam
Mr Simon Raistrick
Ms Rebecca Hedges (Staff Representative)
Mrs Sue Mulcahy (Principal)

Chelsea Community Consultation 2016


The Board conducted a community consultation survey during the month of September 2016 to review parents' perceptions of Chelsea. We’ve compared the results to previous years to see how they have changed. You can view the summary results of this survey by clicking HERE.


Thank you to all those that participated in this survey. It has given us some good information to work with during the Charter Review. 


Previous minutes and board newsletters

BOT Newsletter Term 1 2017.pdf390.97 KB
BOT Minutes 21 February 2017.pdf736.66 KB
BOT Minutes 06 December 2016.pdf139.13 KB
BOT Minutes 25 October 2016.pdf117.83 KB
BOT Minutes 13 Sep 2016.pdf121.33 KB
BOT Minutes 16 August 2016.pdf143.55 KB
BOT Minutes 27 June 2016.pdf119.7 KB