Mrs Linda Campbell
Mrs Jo Loveridge
Mrs Amanda Hames-Baker

 Room One


    Mrs Linda Campbell (Principal)

    Mrs Jo Loveridge


    Room One is year level 3-5.


    Linda has been principal at Kimbolton School since 2003.  Prior to this she was     at Okalawa School in Taranaki for four years.  Over the years Linda has

    been a principal appraiser, on the committee organising a rural teaching

    principals conference, has had a principal sabbatical with a focus on writing

    programmes, for Massey University Centre for Educational

    Development at a Sole Charge Principals Conference and two Assessment to 

    Learn Conferences. In 2018 she also took a principal sabbatical to study 

    children's anxiety and mental health.

    Linda is passionate about education and making learning as relevant to     ​

    children as possible.  She introduced environmental education and the 

    enrichment programme to Kimbolton School in 2003.  Linda says that thanks 

    to the excellent enrichment teachers we have had the school has received 

    many rewards since 2003 including winning the junior section of the

    International Community Problem Solving at Michigan State University in

    Michigan, USA in 2009.

    Linda strongly believes in the school vision of working together with 

    friendship and encourages staff to work with community members to

    benefit our students.

    She is also the past president of the Manawatu Tramping and Skiing Club,

    a member of the Egmont Alpine Club and a member of Palmerston North

    Land Search and Rescue. 





   Linda and Jo are supported in Room One by Mrs Amanda Hames-Baker - 

   Teacher Aide.
















Jo loves teaching at Kimbolton School.  At the moment she is enjoying a fabulous learning journey with the Year 3 and 4 class.  Jo also teaches the ukulele group and has started up a school band.  She runs the school singing and has a huge input into our annual Kimbolton School Concert.   In her spare time she plays netball, bikes, runs, listens to music, gardens and spends time with her family.

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