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.

2023 staff

Executive staff

Principal: Mrs Caroline Desmond

Assistant Principal S3: Mrs Gabriella Hudson

Assistant Principal S2: Mrs Emily Wares (M-W)/Mrs Stephanie Jeffress (Th-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 5/6H: Mrs Gabriella Hudson

Class 5M: Mrs Kirstin Mackie

Class 4/5PB: Mrs Hayley Pickering (M - T) and Ms Angela Barnes (W - F)

Class 4D: Mr Peter Dickson

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

Class 3W: Mrs Kylie Walsh

Class 3Ps: Mrs Lizzie Smith (M - T) and Mrs Michelle Potter (W - F)

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

Class 2C: Miss Isabella Cronin

Class 2P: Mr Damian Patterson

Class 1J: Mrs Jane Johnson

Class 1A: Ms Tracey Albon

Class 1D: Mrs Kerrie DuRoss

Class KP: Mrs Jane Packman

Class KM: Ms Felicity Mason

Class KO: Mrs Mandy Finch (M) and Mrs Jemma Owens (T - 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 Catherine Walker (M - T)

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

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


Support staff

School learning support officers: Mrs Karen Milton, Mrs Sally Proctor and Mrs Rachel Leonard

Administration manager:  Mrs Lynda Trevenar

Administration officers: Mrs Lesley Lengel, Mrs Anne Gillett and Mrs Marion Leigh

General assistant: Mr Michael Hargreaves (T - Th)