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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.

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 (ACTING): 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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