Hagley has a range of programmes for supporting and furthering the education and employment of refugee background learners and new migrants.

Our English Language Learning and Refugee and Migrant programmes provide you with opportunities and support to learn English and gain skills for living, working and studying in New Zealand. We encourage you to enrol as soon as possible to secure your place.

  • English Language Learning
  • Community Support Programmes
  • Resettlement Support

Meet the Team


Sarah Denny

Director of Learning Communities

Sarah oversees the Learning Communities team, including English Language Learning, Diversity Support, Refugee and Migrant Programmes, and After 3 pathway programmes.

Lesley Cowie

English Language Leaning HOD

Lesley manages the English Language Learning community during the day. She is also responsible for the pastoral care and study pathways for migrant and refugee students under 25.

Thi Phan

Manager of Diversity Support

Thi manages refugee and migrant programmes outside of the usual school day and in the wider community. This includes the Multi-ethnic Homework and Study Support Centre, Weekend and Holiday Programmes, Capacity Building and hosting of cultural events.

Rachel Lin

Enrolment Officer

Rachel looks after the enrolments and pastoral care for students from migrant and refugee background. She also provides bilingual support for English Language Learning classes and administration for the Learning Communities team.

Indriaty Beazer

Diversity Programmes Support

Indriaty Beazer provides support for Diversity Programmes. She helps with keeping in touch with staff, students and families to ensure a coordinated response is given to meet their needs. She is a trained architect and assists with community engagement to ensure cultural needs are met in the development of the new Multicultural Hub. Indriaty is a skilled dancer, practices yoga and therefore loves running JumpJam and dance fusion at Hagley for all learners.


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Thi Phan - Manager of Diversity Support


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Rachel Lin - Enrolment Officer

(03) 379 3090 ext 814