About Dio

About Dio

Our Principal

Our Principal

Widely respected as one of New Zealand's leading principals, Heather is currently President of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools (AHIS).

Heather has been Principal at Diocesan School for Girls since April 2009. Her connection with Diocesan School for Girls dates back to her grandmother, Florence Ethel Booth, who attended the school from 1906 to 1908.

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Why a Girls'  School?

Why a Girls' School?

Our outstanding record of academic excellence is the culmination of a personalised approach to learning that challenges thinking, grows knowledge, develops meaningful relationships and inspires leadership in all students.

While we teach conceptual knowledge and understanding, it is not enough to ‘know’. We want our girls to have insight, to influence others, to show empathy and make a humane difference in the world.

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