Woolgoolga High School

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Telephone02 6654 1500


Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

All staff can be contacted via email at woolgoolga-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

School directory


Ms Lu Nickell (relieving)

Deputy Principals

Years 7 | 9 | 11 - Ms Claire O'Halloran (relieving)

Years 8 | 10 | 12 - Mr Iain Henderson

Head Teachers

Administration - Ms Piret Nurm
- Ms Jacqui Harrison
English - Mr Andrew Scrivener
HSIE - Ms Melissa Hyder
Maths - Ms Nicole Rosenberg
PDHPE - Ms Rheanna Blanshard (relieving)
Secondary Education / Careers - Mr David Youman
Special Ed - Ms Josie Athorn (relieving)
Science - Mr Paul McCormack (relieving)
TAS - Mr Kristen Oats
Wellbeing - Ms Kate March (relieving)

Year Advisors

Year 7 - Ms Josie Athorn
Year 8 - Mr Patrick Mullan
Year 9 - Ms Rachel Wallis
Year 10 - Ms Kim Beedie
Year 11 - Mr Aaron newman
Year 12 - Mr Dallas Nickell

Specialist staff

Girls Advisor - Ms Danielle Canakis
Careers Advisor 
– Ms Chris Hansen
Learning & Support - Ms Rachael Stockton
Sports Coordinators - Ms Lindy Schofield, Mr Rob Lock
Aboriginal Education Officer - Ms Kelly Hine
Careers Advisor 
– Ms Chris Hansen
Transition Advisor – Mr Craig Rutledge
EPP School Administrative Officer – Ms Emma Darbin
Teacher/Librarian - Ms Penny Burgess
SRC Coordinator - Mr Tom Murtha
School Business Manager - Ms Jacqueline Fogarty
Technical Support Officer - Mr Luis Vera

School Counselling Service

Mr Paul Young
Ms Judy Wall


Vanessa Andrews

Erica Beesley

Grant Bremner

Judy Cochrane

Jack Dorsett

Jade Egar

Jill Fulton

Daniel Hine

Daniel Jhureea

Donna Kluss

Sally Anne Ludzik

Tristan Murden

Katie Paahi

Sally ludzik

Annie Wales

Kristie Wellington

Brenton Wallis

Jason Wood