Barrenjoey High School

Respect Effort Challenge

Telephone02 9918 8811

Our staff

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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.

PRINCIPAL  /  Mr Mark Robinson

The Principal has ultimate responsibility for the leadership and management of all aspects of the school.  Parents who would like an interview with the principal should contact the school for an appointment.

DEPUTY PRINCIPALS / Mr Jeff Brown & Ms Milena Driscoll (Rel)

The Deputy Principals are responsible for student welfare and discipline, curriculum, teacher professional learning and the organisational running of the school.  Ms Driscoll is responsible for years 8, 10 & 12 while Mr Brown is responsible for years 7, 9 & 11.


Head Teachers are responsible for the organisation of their subject areas.  Any queries about levels of study, class placements or textbooks should be directed to them.  In addition, head teachers support year advisors and monitor attendance.

Subject Head Teacher Subject Head Teacher
English Ms Kennedy PDHPE / Languages Ms Delamont
Mathematics Mr Grunseit Wellbeing Ms Saunders
Science Ms Attard (Rel) Learning Support Ms McKay
HSIE Ms McEwan Teaching & Learning Ms Kovacs
Technology Ms Claridge Administration Ms Rose and Mr Mason
CAPA Ms Gudmunson Learning & Engagement Ms Blackman



Year Advisors assist students with their academic progress and social development through their school life.  The Year Advisors assist with any problems in the following areas:

  • personal, family or social problems;
  • educational progress;
  • choice of subjects and courses of study;
  • problems related to school uniform and general conduct; and/or
  • problems associated with attendance, punctuality and absentee notes.

Student welfare is the main concern of our Year Advisors.  Do not hesitate to contact your Year Advisor for more information.

2021  Year Advisor Assistant YA Executive Support Teacher
Year 7 Ms Hutchinson Ms Claridge Ms Driscoll
Year 8 Ms Attard Ms Dickinson Mr Grunseit
Year 9 Ms Claire Mr Mason Ms Gudmunson
Year 10 Ms Clark Ms Frost Ms Kennedy
Year 11 Ms Ferry Ms Bubalo Ms McEwan
Year 12 Mr Moylan Mr Pluck Mrs McKay

SCHOOL COUNSELLOR /  Ms Cook and Mr Comans

Teachers, parents, health and welfare services or students themselves refer students to the School Counsellor.  The School Counsellor is concerned with psychological welfare, diagnosis of educational problems, programs of remediation and adjustment problems.  Parents are welcome to make an appointment by telephoning the school – 9918 8811.  Ms Cook is at school on Mondays and Tuesdays and Mr Comans is at school on Wednesdays and Fridays.


The Careers Advisor is available to all students but particularly to Years 9-12.  Year 10 have timetabled careers lessons and need to check with the Careers Advisor for information about work experience and the annual careers market.  The Careers Advisor gives help to students and parents on subject selection, post school studies and career path planning.  Senior students can book individual interviews to discuss their program of study or future education, training and employment goals.

Administration Staff

Manager - Felicity Hance

Front Desk - Monica Lerpiniere and Jess Wallace 

Treasury - Felicity Hance and Gillian Devaney

General Administration - Chris Aubrey , Donna Coles, Kalinda Hawson, Kristy Jones , Anne Marshall, Paula Moretti, Nicky Ross, Belinda Waterson 

General Assistants - Geoff Bateman, Ian Crutch