Anne Thorp

Principal

Anne is a passionate and energetic educator with over 30 years expertise. Her vast experience across a range of educational settings includes consultancy in New York and for the Western Region of Victoria.  Having worked both in State and Catholic primary schools, as a tutor at Melbourne University and in the adult education sector, she has a wealth of experience that translates into a commitment to provide students with a safe and nurturing environment where they can be their best selves. Anne fosters the links between school, parents and the broader community to work together to nurture our most precious resource, our children.  She is a highly motivated leader who fosters teaching excellence and a love of learning. Anne believes in a sense of tradition where respect and kindness are paramount and innovation encouraged.

 
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Pauline McGrath

Assistant Principal,
Wellbeing Coordinator

Pauline worked as a classroom teacher for many years, and has taken on significant roles in the areas of Mathematics and Leadership. The welfare and wellbeing of children has always been paramount to Pauline. She is a firm believer that every child can learn and has helped many develop the resilience needed to take on future challenges.  She has an enduring capacity to help students engage with their learning and work towards success. 

 
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Linda Ratcliffe

Assistant Principal

Linda has extensive experience as an educator, curriculum writer and facilitator. She works across the school with a particular focus on the Early Years of Schooling and has a proven ability to build collaborative relationships within the school, and amongst the wider community. Linda believes strongly in building the capacity of all students to become fine global citizens.

 

Lou Corso

Leading Teacher,
Curriculum Coach

Lou has vast experience both as a classroom teacher and a PE specialist. Lou works closely with children from all year levels in his role with the Junior School Council, preparing our students to be community leaders now and in the future.

 

Carmela Guglielmino

Leading Teacher,
Curriculum Coach

Carmela has a strong curriculum writing background, having worked in such a capacity for the department of education. Carmela is an advocate for the integration of thinking skills within the broader classroom program, and has a particular interest in developing emotional intelligence. LOTE qualified and outdoor-ed trained, Carmela has a diverse range of interests and perspectives that shape her classroom practice. 

 

Rebecca Martin

Leading Teacher,
Digital Technologies Coach

Rebecca coordinates, sequences and integrates digital technologies across the curriculum and school levels. She has worked closely with Deakin University on the ‘Serious Play’ project, presenting her work at conferences around Australia. Rebecca’s teaching promotes collaboration and creativity to support literacy and numeracy in a fun and safe environment.