Average 3.84 based on 22 teacher ratings
Quentin West is a Film teacher at Hamilton Boys High School located in Hamilton, Waikato. When comparing Quentin West's ratings to other teachers in the region of Waikato, Quentin West's ratings are below the average of 4.34 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Hamilton Boys High School is 4.16 stars.
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hes just... u know

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I personally couldn't stay in wests class and for various reasons. West has an attitude that swings jumps about. Its hard to have a conversation with him when he twists words and occasionally picks you out to cut you off in the class. Though these aren't very problematic for some, I felt like the teacher was bullying me about and distanced myself from seeking guidance. Every conversation will devolve into unnecessary and questionable banter. decent teacher, but a toxic student attitude.

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I had Mr West back in the 90s and looking at the comments he's still the Mr West I remember. He is hard but fair. He earns respect and has a no-nonsense approach. One of only a small handful of teachers I still think about 20 years later.

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Mocks students who are lazy, is fair and strict.

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Insults and giant ego aside, he could be a good teacher if he knew anything about the film subject. You cant teach a subject you know nothing about.

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Best teacher, a ton of kids hate him because they think he picks on them, but that's the thing, he picks on everyone, it makes sure his students are grounded, not arrogant and do the best that they can because he knows that they can always do better, so they do.
Good teacher
Good methods
Good results

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He sure is one of the most energized teachers i've come to know, at first he was a bit harsh I thought but then I learned, he just wants students to do work and not muck about and once work comes into play in his class you can never go wrong with him.. He sure is one of the funniest and best teachers i've come to know, he can be a bit unhelpful at times but that's because he probably gave the info before hand.. overall though hes sort of mellows out through the year!

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Craziest, harshest, crudest teacher in the school. Not to mention he's the best. If you think he's picking on you, he picks on everyone. It's how he teaches. I'll never forget this legend among teachers, neither should anyone who gets taught by him.

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One of my most memorable teachers, straight shooter who doesn't worry about political correctness when he's dealing with conceited teenagers. Usually results in a laugh if you're not his target (his targets being "scum" as h

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Unique teacher. You can't tell if he is jokeing or serious sometimes. He is in his own words a "facillator". Has strong opinions and expects the work to be done (on time and correctly). SCUM is his very descriptive word and s

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good at teaching but has a badcase of small man syndrome (constantly throwing objects at students)

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Quentin is the type of teacher who only wants people to repect themselves and others and give 100% to their studies. If you did this then he respected you and you did well in his class

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A good teacher.Having experienced his teaching styles, I like them. Every teacher at this school has different ways of teaching , and Mr West's are truly unique. He has strong expectaions or his students including his children. The best eg; is his son Dion, the head boy. The evidence is clear that he is a great leader for his children and has authentic syles of this. He has his perceptions about the NZ education system and Steve Maharey should give him a ring sometime. I respect him for his honesty.

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hes nice to me...wat do he say to other students??

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Mr West is a good guy, if you don't like him it's probably because you're "scum" :) .

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Mr West has serious issues he needs to sort out...

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nah man, he is a good teacher, cracks me up all the time, lol,

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Gave me a lot of terror, but was probably one of the hardest working and nicest teachers I've ever come across. Is the reason I'm not a layabout "scum" to steal a phrase. I also imagine he'd be shocked by my opinion of him, I think he believed I disliked him quite a lot.

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I'll never forget him. Great teacher. Has a huge heart. Dont let his act fool you. The kinda guy i'd love to have as a friend or mentor.

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Hamilton Boys High School is located in Hamilton, Waikato with an average teacher rating of 4.16 stars. When comparing Hamilton Boys High School's teachers to other teachers in the region of Waikato, Hamilton Boys High School's teachers are below the average of 4.34 stars. Hamilton Boys High School ranks 1 amongst all Elementary Schools in the region of Waikato. Learn More