Waikanae Primary School The children of today are the leaders of tomorrow. Ngā mokopuna o te ra nei Ngā rangatire o āpōpō.

Sam Mclaughlan


Teacher Year 7-8 Room 16




BA Hons Graphic Design and Diploma in Education

General Information

Sam is into his third year teaching at Waikanae School. He started out completing a BaHons in graphic design but moved on to run community youth projects in Asia orientated around literacy and sustainability. He completed his DipEd at Auckland University. Since then Sam has taught professionally in Hawkes Bay and the UK. Now, with a decade of experience in the 'classroom' and across year groups, specialising in visual art, science and I.T. he is excited to be a part of the Year 7 8 teaching team at Waikanae.