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About Us

Principal's Message
At Stella Maris, we recognise and nurture the strengths of each student, and assist them to achieve their potential in a caring, supportive environment.

Learn more about our school

What We Offer at
Stella Maris
School Vision and Mission
Our Story
School Song and Prayer

Take a Virtual Tour of our School!

Welcome to our school! Take a virtual tour to see some of have a look around our classrooms, library, outdoor learning and play areas.

View our flyover video to see how close we are to the harbourside, too!

(You can also book a school tour to visit us, meet our teachers and students, and see the facilities in person.)
Our Catholic Identity and Parish
We pride ourselves on being a Catholic school community of faith, love and learning – working together with our local parish to nurture students' faith and identity.
Caring for the Environment
At Stella Maris, we take an active role in being stewards of the environment. Students participate in a range of initiatives that empower them to care for creation.

Our Staff

Meet our wonderful, dedicated team of teachers and support staff at Stella Maris.
 

PRINCIPAL: Danny Sykes

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: Ms Angela Crandell

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COORDINATOR: Mrs Julie Hopkins

MIDDLE LEADERS: Mrs Vanessa Hanns, Mr Christopher Price

KINDERGARTEN BLUE: Miss Elise Thompson

KINDERGARTEN GOLD: Miss Christina Agius

EARLY INTERVENTION TEACHER (KINDER): Mrs Jessica Ridley

YEAR 1 BLUE: Mrs Amelia Birchall, Miss Grace Sullivan

YEAR 1 GOLD: Mrs Julie Hopkins, Miss Grace Sullivan

YEAR 2 BLUE: Mrs Vanessa Hanns, Mrs Amy Moran

YEAR 2 GOLD: Mr Adam O’Grady

YEAR 3 BLUE: Mr Christopher Price, Mrs Kelly Mang

YEAR 3 GOLD: Miss Emma Steele, Ms Emma Tory

YEAR 4 BLUE: Mrs Jessica Shelton

YEAR 4 GOLD: Mrs Peta Wright

YEAR 5 BLUE: Mrs Kim Downing

YEAR 5 GOLD: Ms Kelly Young

YEAR 6 BLUE: Miss Tina Porter

YEAR 6 GOLD: Miss Angela Crandell, Miss Ashleigh McLachlan

READING RECOVERY: Mrs Tarsh Hosking

LITERACY SUPPORT: Mrs Tarsh Hosking, Mrs Alicia Sanchez-Devine

GIFTED EDUCATION: Mrs Kelly Mang

LEADERSHIP RELEASE: Mrs Kelly Mang, Mrs Amy Moran, Miss Ashleigh McLachlan, Miss Grace Sullivan

MUSIC: Mrs Jenna Hogan, Mrs Alicia Sanchez-Levine

PE: Miss Jacqui Fry

LIBRARY: Mrs Josephine Love

DLST:   Mrs Amelia Birchall

ICT LEADER RELEASE: Mrs Amy Moran

STAGE COORDINATORS:

EARLY STAGE 1: Julie Hopkins   STAGE 1: Vanessa Hanns   STAGE 2: Chris Price     STAGE 3: Angela Crandell
 

SSSO: Mrs Claudia Stacey

Chaplain: Mr Grant Dodds

Executive Assistant to the Principal: Mrs Josephine Love

Canteen Supervisor: Mrs Sharon Harrison

School Counsellor: Bree Lord

School Support Officer - Clerical: Mrs Jane Every

School Support Officer - Library / Education:Ms Marcelle Morand

School Support Officer - Education: Mrs Mel Flood

School Support Office - Education: Mrs Melissa Nieborak

School Support Office - Education: Miss Jess Lamphee

School Support Office - Education: Miss Cindy Bongailas

School Support Office - Education: Mrs Cherie Richards

School Support Office - Education: Miss Michelle Nikolovski

School Support Office - Education: Miss Lauren Ogden

Aboriginal Education Assistants:  Josephine Ball and Mark Mongta

To apply for any staff positions being advertised at Stella Maris, visit the CEDoW Positions Vacant page.

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