Botany Downs Secondary College

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Average 4.36 based on 1,309 teacher ratings
Botany Downs Secondary College is located in Auckland, Auckland with an average teacher rating of 4.36 stars. When comparing Botany Downs Secondary College's teachers to other teachers in the region of Auckland, Botany Downs Secondary College's teachers are below the average of 4.6 stars. Botany Downs Secondary College ranks 17 amongst all Middle Schools in the region of Auckland. Learn More

Ms. Agnew

Department English
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One of the best
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Good science teacher and great teaching style
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awesome teacher, I LOVE HER! :P
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Mr. Jesse Enriquez was my teacher for 2 years at BDSC and both years he didn't, help even the new students knew more...

Mercy Edward

Department Math
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Good teacher will teach even if acted badly during class and gives full effort for students even though she has...
7 ratings
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i didnt know at first. she looked really mean but if you get to know her better she is actually what you call a...
12 ratings
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he is always angry every time we hav art, even when we just arrived. he is never happy.
17 ratings
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Very cool and good teacher. Knows his subject like the back of his hand. Very funny as well with his jokes.
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Mrs Darby is pretty good.
7 ratings
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Mr. Wang is awesome! He's very easy and laid back, but makes sure you do your work. Knowledgeable with gaming and is...
15 ratings
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I used to be a student at BDC, graduated in 2010. Mrs Clapperton was one of my favourite teachers, she was always...
4 ratings
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an icon literally an actual icon
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She is by far the best teacher ever! She is so nice and so kind. She cares about her students. She sure does make us...
12 ratings
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ledgend best teacher
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I moved in to this class after two weeks and she was o nice in teaching me the basics of geo i had missed out! :) She...
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if I pay attention im sure i'll learn something but HOLY **** she is so boring
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Mr. Bartholomew is a straight forward teacher. I love his American accent and he is very funny. Extremely...
4 ratings
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Legend teacher :D
8 ratings
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Amazing teacher, love you miss lodge
4 ratings
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best teacher ever. very good teaching, makes learning fun. quite funny.
7 ratings
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She works hard and is always does her best for her students. I think she is lovely and deserves respect. We can all...
3 ratings
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I had Miss Grall in Year 9 French and then in Year 10 Spanish and she was great! I really enjoyed Spanish but...
1 rating
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Love Mr.McLennan- Actually the best teacher ever. He is your friend, is supportive, friendly and encouraging. Asks...
22 ratings
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I hate her. Fool me once, Im mad. Fool me twice, how could you. Fool me three times, you're officially that guy,...
2 ratings
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Helps with everything! Always kind and never too hard. God bless.
1 rating
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He is the best teacher I've had in years. He knows a lot about the subject and is extremely helpful. He is very chill...
5 ratings
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Absolutely lovely human, truly likes you when she likes you, takes a while to understand her but honestly would never...
7 ratings
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boss at maths, nuff...
5 ratings
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such as amazing teacher honestly need more teachers like him. such interesting content. always there to help and...
25 ratings
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He isn't very clear on his instructions

Daisie Yu

Department Music
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She is very nice!
9 ratings
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Mr VK was good at the start then he started to pick on me. telling me off all the time.
10 ratings
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he is 1 of da best teachers u can get
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I haed Mr Murray this year for Outdoor Education, he's honestly one of the best teachers that BDSC has ever hired,...
2 ratings
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Easy to get off topic if you turn the conversation to her (which she does anyway), r she will spend half an hour...
1 rating
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well she is level 2 chemistry teacher. She is a good teacher.
13 ratings
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She's knowledgable and has no problem letting people know of that. She is helpful but is abrupt if you slip up, she...
26 ratings
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He gets mad so easily and is too strict.
14 ratings
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Mr Hainsworth isn't a very helpful teacher. Today we handed in our PE assignments and he asked me " Are you happy...
4 ratings
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WE ARE THE 2 DONKEYS!!! YOUR DA BEST SIR
13 ratings
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hes a really good teacher
7 ratings
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can't understand
22 ratings
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Amazing, respectable and passionate about her job
2 ratings
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Can be grumpy somtimes. She can be very mean. But overall a good teacher.

Mrs. Shareef

Department Math
4 ratings
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Mrs. Shareef can be a little hard to understand so you really have to pay attention to know what she is saying. She...
4 ratings
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He is great, he is awesome, had him for 2 years and both years my grades were higher than any other year.

Susan Yu

Department Math
5 ratings
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She would be ok if her english was easier to understand
5 ratings
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Ms Warne is a kind, good teacher, she's not fabulous at teaching but alright at it.She has a great knowledge of...
6 ratings
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He is one of the best teachers I have met in my whole life! He is a very good teacher and is very nice to all his...
8 ratings
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She's alright... The average. Very clear on things, great clarity. She'll help you, but only if you ask. Most of the...
3 ratings
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Easiest teacher to make fun of and manipulate and mock and she won't do anything about it. She is quite goo though.
4 ratings
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You rock Miss..... Students need to figure out weather they come to school to learn or just extend their dumb...

Vickers

Department Math
4 ratings
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THE BEST MATHS TEACHER I'VE EVER HAD!! . Why did you have to leave :((
9 ratings
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She is awesome

Young

Department Graphics
3 ratings
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Good at teaching but he got fired for watching redtube.

Sam Zhu

Department Math
6 ratings
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Sanksyou Mr Zhu
3 ratings
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Definitely one of the best teachers I've ever had. Very positive and helps to support students learning and is very...
7 ratings
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Honestly the most understanding and caring person as well as being an amazing teacher!
13 ratings
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The most amazing teacher ever! Not only does he teach well he is always smiling which makes me want to learn more. He...

Mrs. Speed

Department Math
3 ratings
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She is a very good maths teacher, and really pushes us to learn more than other classes. Always explains things...
8 ratings
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French-Canadians rock, so does his music taste, stories and classes. Hes a really good teacher, whenever i wanted to...
28 ratings
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Most incredible teacher I have ever had, our school has suffered so much since he left. I wish we still had teachers...
17 ratings
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Best teacher ever. I am doing a PhD in Organic synthesis currently in UoA because of him :) Does anyone have his...
7 ratings
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Cool and funny!
3 ratings
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Doesn't care on students that don't wanna learn. But does care about students that want to learn.
3 ratings
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Miss Karr does not teach me but whenever I ask for help, she always helps me understanding maths.
21 ratings
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I graduated from BDS in 2010, Mr McKenna was by far my favourite teacher. He made classes very enjoyable and had the...
3 ratings
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Very good teacher, classes are always fun!
6 ratings
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Love Miss Jenkins!!!
3 ratings
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cannot teach english. useless as. expects too much.
2 ratings
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She tries really hard and will encourage and motivate you to do your best- she sits down with you after exams and...
60 ratings
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I miss him. He was a very nice teacher and really helpful.
16 ratings
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Thanks for an awsome as year in Media Studies, you were an awsome teacher!!!!
14 ratings
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An awsome guy!!!! Who ever said he tells dry jokes, what ever his dry jokes are funny as!!!! Thankks for the awsome...
8 ratings
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he's mean he's not on time very slow hard to work with is a bad teacher

Mr. Hawkes

Department Math
6 ratings
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He's such a kool maths teacher ! i passed all my test because of him =] yay Mr Hawkes
3 ratings
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He is easy to understand and well spoken. I hear he is leaving the school. Why are so many teachers going?

Mr. Raj

Department Science
2 ratings
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He's ok but he is quite boring
3 ratings
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Incredible, marvelous, extraordinary ... so many more adjectives can be used to describe her. She's an extremely...
41 ratings
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absolute god. I miss him at BDSC. Come back
11 ratings
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Great teacher!! So helpful
3 ratings
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She was the bestest 7th form biology teacher. 7 years on I'm still studying biology. Love it!
7 ratings
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Mr Prasad Patchigalla is a really good teacher who all ways knows what he is talking about and all ways helps...
7 ratings
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Best teacher ever!

Logan Lee

Department Math
15 ratings
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the best.......
6 ratings
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He is now in Orewa college and he is a complete teacher who builds a trust with his students and is so knowledgeable...

Mr. Kumar

Department Physics
9 ratings
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Gives ALOT of notes.VERY GOOD notes
3 ratings
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really actually very nice can be a bit too fast but overall a really nice teacher :)
4 ratings
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he's an awsum teacher!!!!! u just have to get used to his teaching and thanks to him i got really gud marks!! thanku!!
22 ratings
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mr murray is a good teacher but in my opinion, he should focus a bit more on his teaching rather than get carried...
4 ratings
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fantyastic teacher very kind and approachable. she fuelled my adoration of the language. lovely experience with her.
2 ratings
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On a neutral side, Mrs Martin has taught the written essays well, the "Lord of the Flies" was especially a good novel...
7 ratings
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Very Nice overall. great teacher.

Mr. Kitchen

Department Math
4 ratings
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Mr Kitchen was the best maths teacher i EVER had so far. he really knows his maths and very approachable. he treats...
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