Wakehurst Public School

Friendship, loyalty, learning

Telephone02 9451 1812


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.

2024 staff

Executive staff

Principal: Mrs Caroline Desmond

Assistant Principal S3: Mrs Gabriella Hudson

Assistant Principal S2: Mrs Emily Wares (M-Th)/Mrs Stephanie Jeffress (F)

Assistant Principal S1: Ms Trish Fox

Assistant Principal ES1: Mrs Jane Packman

Assistant Principal Curriculum & Instruction: Mrs Clare Banham (M - Th)

Teaching staff

Class 6W: Mrs Alli Wall

Class 6H: Mrs Gabriella Hudson

Class 5M: Mrs Kirstin Mackie

Class 5P: Mr Damian Patterson

Class 4B: Ms Angela Barnes

Class 4D: Mr Peter Dickson

Class 3/4WJ: Mrs Emily Wares (M - W) and Mrs Stephanie Jeffress (Th - F)

Class 3W: Mrs Kylie Walsh

Class 3O: Mrs Jemma Owens

Class 2FA: Mrs Shona Adamo (M - T) and Ms Trish Fox (W - F)

Class 2C: Miss Isabella Cronin

Class 1/2J: Mrs Jane Johnson (M - Th) and Mrs Liz Lowry (F)

Class 1AP: Ms Tracey Albon (M - W) and Mrs Michelle Potter (Th - F)

Class 1D: Mrs Kerrie DuRoss

Class KP: Mrs Jane Packman

Class KM: Ms Felicity Mason

Class KDP: Mrs Laura Ducker (M - T) and Mrs Hayley Pickering  (W - F)

Teacher/Librarian: Mrs Catherine Lindsay (M - Th)

Digital Technology: Ms Robina Joselin (M - W)

Performing Arts:  Mrs Vicki Carden (T - Th)

School counsellor:  Mrs Ali Malone (M and even weeks W)

Learning & Support Teacher:  Mrs Stephanie Jeffress (M - W)

English as a second language or dialect (EAL/D): Mrs Liz Lowry (Th)


Support staff

School learning support officers: Mrs Karen Milton and Mrs Sally Proctor

Administration manager:  Mrs Lynda Trevenar

Administration officers: Mrs Marion Leigh, Mrs Anne Gillett and Mrs Kate Read

General assistant: Mr Michael Hargreaves (T - Th)