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Staff

Bruce Tong

(M.Ed.Admin, B.Ed., Dip.Tchg)
Executive Principal – Wentworth Schools
Bruce trained as a Primary Teacher at Palmerston North Teacher’s College. He completed his B.Ed. and his M.Ed. Admin at Massey University. His teaching service has included positions in Te Kuiti, Whakatane and Otara. Bruce then taught for 16 years at Westlake Boys High School, holding positions of Dean and Deputy Principal. Bruce was appointed as the Founding Principal at Wentworth College. He has lead and grown the school and established Wentworth Primary School with both schools now having a combined roll of over 360 students. Bruce’s business acumen was also fully utilised in the formation, establishment and Directorship of Sunderland Primary School and College. In recent years he has been involved in the formation and development of numerous education businesses.

As well as a passion for education, Bruce has a strong interest in hockey and rowing. In 2018 he was appointed as chair of the New Zealand Secondary School’s Rowing committee as well as being a member of the New Zealand Rowing Board. Bruce’s passion for education and enthusiasm for preparing students for the world they will enter as adults has led him to understanding the importance of Digital Technologies for students. This has, in turn, led to the opening of the Wentworth College Computer Science Campus.

Daniela Gadiuta

(M.A. (Hons), Adv. Cert Tchg, Dip. Tchg)
Team Leader and Teacher of English, Languages, ESOL, Social Science 

  • Dip Tchg – Auckland College of Education
  • MA Hons – Languages, English and French (Language and Literature) – University of Bucharest
  • Adv Cert Tchg – (University of Bucharest)

Daniela is a highly qualified, successful and experienced teacher, with long experience as an examiner for both International Baccalaureate (IB) and Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).  Daniela has taught a variety of curriculums from IB to CAIE and NCEA.  She has experience as a freelance developer of English resources and has also worked as an interpreter.

Her teaching experience has included, teacher of ESOL and French at Avondale College, lecturer at MIT Auckland (ESOL and French), teacher of IB English Literature, Head of Department Theory of Knowledge and Teacher in Charge of SAT at Auckland International College, and Deputy Principal, Romania High School 19.  Daniela has also led a school debating team to excellent success over several years.

Louise Russell

(M.A., PGCE, MCE)
Teacher of Computer Science,  Information Technologies, Graphic Art/Design

  • MA – Graphic Design
  • PGCE – Teaching qualification – Portsmouth University (UK) – Specialisation in Computer Science
  • MCE – Microsoft Certified Educator 

Louise brings to Wentworth Computer Science Campus both excellent industry and education experience.  She has worked in the IT business industry as a self-employed graphic designer, photographer and web developer with strong programming and software skills across Microsoft, Apple and Linux platforms.

Louise’s teaching experience includes teaching in schools in the United Kingdom and also at an International School in Vietnam where she both taught and had curriculum lead experience.  She is very excited about the opportunity to teach at Wentworth Computer Science Campus.

Victoria gaskell

(B. Sci., Grad. Dip Tchg)
Teacher of Science,  Chemistry, Biology, Psychology

  • B.Sci – Chemistry and Psychology – Massey University
  • Grad. Dip Tchg (Sec)- Massey University

Victoria is an experienced teacher of science, chemistry and biology.  She has taught in both the United Kingdom and in New Zealand.   In New Zealand her teaching experience includes teaching International Baccalaureate at both Diocesan School for Girls and Kristin School and in the UK she has experience teaching A Levels at Kew House School.  Outside of teaching, Victoria enjoys playing and coaching soccer as well as snow sports. 

Andrew Kwan

(M.M.S., B.M.S., Grad. Dip Mkt., Grad. Dip Tchg., Certified Public Accountant )
Teacher of Mathematics, Physics, Business Studies, Accounting

  • M.M.S. – University of Waikato
  • B.M.S (Hons) – University of Waikato
  • Grad. Dip Mkt – University of Waikato
  • Grad. Dip Tchg – University of Waikato

Andrew is a highly qualified teacher with significant business and accounting experience in both New Zealand and Hong Kong.  He has excellent experience of commercial software and IT skills competencies.  Andrew has also gained his Duke of Edinburgh (Silver) and has an interest in leading this programme for students.  He has also coached secondary school soccer.

 

What is Wentworth Computer Science Campus?

A new, innovative, co-educational, private secondary campus specialising in Computer Sciences, ICT, Sciences and Mathematics.

Curriculum

Teaching the internationally recognised Cambridge Assessment International Education curriculum.

How to enrol

Contact us today to find out more about enrolling your child at our school.