Well here we are for what is the penultimate newsletter for the year. What a year it has been. We remain proud of our students and the greater school community and their efforts during 2021.
We have several new staff appointments for 2022 as well as some staff who are moving on.
We welcome Naomi Martin to our leadership team. Naomi has had experience as Assistant Principal and Deputy Principal at Forbes Primary School. Most recently she has worked with the Department for Education in their Curriculum writing team. We had previously notified our community about the appointment of Cory Mudie as our other Assistant Principal.
2022 Leadership Team:
· Dave Henty-Smith Principal
· Naomi Martin - Assistant Principal Years 3-6 - Whole School Wellbeing and Student Engagement.
· Corey Mudie - Assistant Principal Years R-2 - Whole School Literacy.
Welcomes and Farewells
We welcome Fiona Takos as a Year 2 teacher and Nikol Vidov as a Year 1 teacher.
We farewell several staff who are leaving us for a variety of reasons, although we hope to have some back in some capacity in the future.
Jane Brooks, Kathy Baker, Mandy Drinkwater, Kathleen Rollings, Bonnie Tohl, Melissa Barnes, Sharon Hill, Julieanne Whitehead, Jim Goudie, Liv Bradley, Sarah Hartley, Kristen Harris and Jenny Good have all been wonderful contributors to our school and will be deeply missed.
Class structures and Teachers 2022
This year our 6 and 7 students are heading off to high school. This has been planned by the department for several years and will see us reduce our current numbers of 425 students to 370 students. In essence, we have dropped two classes from 2021.
Classes and staffing are subject to change as HR are finalising appointments, however, as of Friday 26 November the following is the current structures and teachers:
Teacher / s
Shelley Sayers/Sonia Tu
Sonya Winter/Judi Brown
Di Hannagan/Susan Hallam/contract
All of our teachers work in professional teams implementing consistent learning across the year levels.
Kathy Baker - Deputy Principal
Heidi Bevan - Wellbeing Leader