Meet The Team

Amanda Perry
Amanda PerryOwner
A teacher, specialising in guidance and counselling. Amanda is passionate about connecting high quality educators with families wanting a home-based education for their child.
Suvina Ravindra
Suvina RavindraCoordinator
A teacher with 10 years experience in the Early Childhood sector. Suvina is the Coordinator of Tall Poppies and visits our wonderful educators offering support and guidance.
Gemma Clay
Gemma ClayClarks Beach Educator
A qualified teacher with a Bachelor of Education, specialising in the Primary Years and Reading Recovery. Gemma provides a well informed programme that allows children prepare for school through play and fun.
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Deb Judd
Deb JuddAvondale Educator
Working in childcare for over 15 years, Deb loves welcoming children and their families into her home and providing high quality home-based childcare, where children learn and thrive in a natural organic way.
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Kerie Lewisham
Kerie LewishamWaimauku Educator
A qualified teacher with a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education specialising in Montessori. Kerie’s passions include literacy, song, dance and exploring nature.
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Our service was created with the desire to help young children to grow and develop to their full potential. We believe that highly qualified teachers/educators working with a small group of children, in a safe and homely environment, provides the optimal setting for children to become ‘Tall Poppies’…

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