Denison College - Kelso High Campus

Excellence, innovation, opportunity and student success

Telephone02 6331 4544

Emailkelso-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

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.

Attendance

Any concerns around overall attendance, and partial absences.

Deputy Principals:

Anna Townend – Years 7-8

Narelle Small – Years 9-10

Stephanie Scott – Years 11-12

Sandra Howarth – Head Teacher Administration

Bullying concerns

Head Teacher Welfare – Karah Logan

Careers advice

Work Experience, Early Entry, School Within A School – Mrs Jenny Forster

Class changes

These are possible, however a formal meeting with:

Please speak to the relevant deputy principal for your year group.

Curriculum

Pattern of study, electives, information about subjects.

Overall Years 7-12 curriculum

Faculty Head Teachers and College Head Teachers

Ms A Hertel and Mrs W Murphy

Counselling

The school counsellor works with students and their families to make school a happy experience and help students that may be struggling.

Bronwyn Johnston

Phillipa Scott

Learning support team

This team oversees the learning and welfare of students, creating strategies and plans, and allocating funding.

Liz Golsby

Enrolments

Mr Michael Sloan – The Principal

Extra curricular activities

Dance, Drama, Music – Selina Ash

Sporting teams and events – Rick Bolus

SES Cadets – Paul Purser

Debating – Adria Hertel

Cirkus Surreal – Stephanie Brown

Enrichment / gifted and talented/ virtual selective school

Head Teacher Junior Studies – Adria Hertel

Librarian – Jackie Christie-Johnston

Aboriginal education

Girri Girri, Norta Norta – Casey Mackay

Aboriginal Education Officer – Rex Cochrane

Leadership team

Coordinator of Year 12 leaders – Melissa McFarland

Parent - teacher evenings

Bookings are made online – Enquiries to the front office.

School reports

Head Teacher Administration – Sandra Howarth

Senior studies

Seminars, patterns of study, elective choices:

Deputy Principal – Stephanie Scott

Special education/ support

Funding, programs, placements, ongoing issues

Head Teacher Support – Liz Golsby

SRC

Student Representative Council across Years 7 – 11

Coreena Martin

Stacey Jones

Student assistance

Help with uniforms, fees, excursions, equipment

Head Teacher Welfare – Karah Logan

Subject information

For background information on various subjects, name the subject, and ask for the relevant Head Teacher.

The IT department

Our IT department looks after various technology from computers and projectors to supporting our students laptops and smart devices. Located in the library we encourage students to come by if they are having any issues with a device so we can offer assistance.
Further if a student is having any issues with access to the computers, wifi or even just needs their password reset we can resolve that too.

If you have any concerns please call the office and ask to speak to one of our TSOs who are on-site 5 days a week.

TSO – Mr Todd Miller

TSO – Mr David Neubeck

Uniform

Explanation, issues with compliance

HT Welfare – Karah Logan

Welfare and discipline/ suspension return

It is expected that a parent attends suspension return meetings.