Woolgoolga High School

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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 - Mr Aaron Newman
Maths - Ms Nicole Rosenberg
PDHPE - Ms Rheanna Blanshard (relieving)
Secondary Education / Careers - Mr David Youman
Inclusion and Support - Ms Josie Athorn (relieving)
Science - Mr Paul McCormack (relieving)
TAS - Mr Kristen Oates
Wellbeing - Ms Kate March (relieving)

Year Advisors

Year 7 - Ms Josie Athorn
Year 8 - Mr Patrick Mullan and Ms Nicole Rosenberg
Year 9 - Ms Jo Hine (relieving)
Year 10 - Ms Kim Beedie/Mr Dylan Kinninmont
Year 11 - Mr Aaron Newman (relieving)
Year 12 - Mr Dallas Nickell

Specialist staff

Girls Advisor - Ms Danielle Canakis
Careers Advisor 
- Ms Chris Hansen
Learning & Support 
- Ms Rachael Stockton
WHS Sports Coordinator 
- Ms Rheanna Blanshard
CHS Sports Coordinator 
- Ms Lindy Schofield
Aboriginal Education Officer 
- Ms Kelly Hine
Transition Advisor
- Ms Danielle Canakis
EPP School Administrative Officer/Community Liaison Officer 
- Ms Emma Darbin
Teacher/Librarian - Ms Penny Burgess (relieving)
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
Jack Dorsett
Jill Fulton
Daniel Hine
Daniel Jhureea
Donna Kluss

Sally Anne Ludzik
Tristan Murden
Katie Paahi
Annie Wales
Brenton Wallis
Kristie Wellington
Jason Wood