Mrs Linda Campbell
Mrs Jo Loveridge
Mrs Amanda Hames-Baker
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 -
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.