Ms Gill Chappell

Gill is a self-employed environmental lawyer and works with other barristers in the city. She and her husband Rob have three children. Their daughter Emily was Head Girl at Baradene in 2019 and two sons attended Sacred Heart College.  

Mrs Sandy Pasley

Principal of Baradene College since August 2011, Sandy’s career has involved a range of secondary schools around New Zealand. Sandy has a science degree from Otago University and a post-graduate qualification in chemistry. She is a past President of the Secondary Schools Principals’ Association of New Zealand (SPANZ). She is married to David and they have four adult children.

Sr Elizabeth Snedden
Proprietor's Representative

Sister Elizabeth lives in community with the Sisters of the Sacred Heart at Baradene, some of whom were her teachers when she was a student at Baradene in the 1940s and 50s. She has been a staff member and Board member for many years, and shares with the other Sisters a duty of praying constantly for all members of the school community.  Sister Elizabeth recently stepped down from lecturing Theology and Spirituality at Good Shepherd College, where seminarians are trained for the priesthood.

Mr Richard James
Proprietor's Representative

Richard has recently stepped down after 10 years as Chief Executive of NZ Funds, an independent wealth management firm, but remains a shareholder and semi-executive director of the company. He also acts as an adviser to a small number of privately owned companies and family offices. Richard is married to Baradene alumna, Sarah Stone, and their three daughters have all graduated from Baradene in the last few years.

Ms Catherine Ryan
Proprietor's Representative

Catherine is the Vicar of Education for the Catholic Diocese of Auckland.  Prior to this appointment, Catherine’s career included 20-plus years as Principal in three of Auckland’s Catholic primary schools. Catherine’s paternal grandmother, mother, and sisters are all alumnae of Baradene. Catherine and her sisters were boarders at Baradene and her nieces have attended Baradene and Stuartholme School in Brisbane.

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Gabrielle Smyth
Staff Representative

Gabrielle is the Year 10 Dean at Baradene and teaches Social Studies and Gateway at the college.  

Amy Mason

Amy Mason
Student Representative

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Mrs Terisa Cordtz
Parent Representative

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Mr Luen Justin
Parent Representative

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Ms Therese Singleton
Parent Representative

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Mrs Lisa Courtney
Parent Representative

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BOT Meetings

The BOT will meet on the following dates at 6:00pm in the Parlour at Baradene:

27 Feb

3 April

15 May

19 June

14 Aug

18 Sep

30 Oct

11 Nov (Saturday)

4 Dec

Strategic Plan




Policies can be found at SchoolDocs.

Overseas Educational Experiences Policy

Annual Report 2020

Charter 2022