Chilton Saint James School is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Kate Pollard as Principal.
Ms Pollard joins Chilton from her role as Assistant Principal at Kristin School in Auckland. She has been in a
leadership role there for a number of years and integral to the success of various initiatives and projects across the
Ms Pollard earned her Bachelor of Education from Auckland University and is nearing the end of her Masters in
Educational Leadership. She is passionate about independent education and has a desire to keep learning and challenging
herself in this ever-changing and innovative landscape, but most particularly a genuine commitment to student outcomes
Board of Trustees Chair, Richard Francis is excited with the appointment. “With Chilton’s academic success through the
Cambridge Education curriculum, our high calibre Arts programme and strong Sporting achievement already ingrained in the
school’s success culture, Kate’s enthusiasm and ability to bring people together will allow her to be a strong role
model for our students, a community-builder and a collaborative leader of our team”.
Ms Pollard is married to Scott, the owner of a successful family business, and they have a 4 year-old son, Sutton. Ms
Pollard will join Chilton Saint James School at the start of Term 4, 2021.