This will be my 6th year of teaching at Pasadena Intermediate School, and it has been fantastic to see the growth and progress of the school within that time. I live locally in Point Chevalier, and both my children have been students here in the last 4 years. I’m married to Astrud, and we moved to New Zealand from London 13 years ago.

My personal goal for my classroom is to have an environment that is safe and fun so that the students can grow socially, emotionally and academically. I want to take students at different levels and see them develop together. Therefore, differentiated group work is the key to having a successful class and is something I value. I want to teach students in a way that gives them room to grow in confidence and develop at their own pace. I will do this by looking at the students’ needs and preparing lessons accordingly. I’m excited about what is happening here at Pasadena and looking forward to the year ahead.


Education Review Office (ERO) Report

December 2017

The Education Review Office gave Pasadena Intermediate School an outstanding report following its most recent assessment visit. It noted that School data shows students achieving well in National Standards.

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Jonathan Hughes

Students at Pasadena always come first. In our learning environment students will learn, grow and develop socially, intellectually and culturally over the two years they are with us. We pride ourselves on providing an innovative and holistic education where personal excellence is achieved.

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