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Colo High School

Colo High School

Striving for Excellence

Telephone02 45712011

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.


  • Mrs. Tara Cullen

Deputy Principals:

  • Mrs Peta Wright (Years 7–9–11)
  • Mrs Vanessa Pilgrim (Years 8–10–12*)

Year Advisors:

  • Year 7 - Mrs S. Purcell
  • Year 8 - Mr M. Grigg
  • Year 9 - Mrs K. Smith
  • Year 10 - Ms J. Williamson
  • Year 11 - Mrs. S Eaton and Ms P. Harrison
  • Year 12 - Mr S. Hyde

Head Teachers:

  • English - Ms Kristin Smith
  • Mathematics - Ms Deborah Bridge
  • Science - Mr Damien Geerling
  • History - Mr Dennis Lendon
  • Social Science - Ms Kate Evans
  • PDHPE - Ms Lynn Collett and Mr Russell Thorpe
  • Industrial Arts - Mr Schott Willoughby-Green
  • Agriculture - Mrs Danielle Alexander
  • Home Economics - Mrs Karuna Kumar
  • Creative and Performing Arts - Mrs Sharon Mountain and Mr Tegan Bilbija    

Aboriginal Education SLSO:

  • Miss Madison Farrell-Hodgetts


  • Mr David Daniels (Tues)


  • Mr Brad Decent (Tu–Fri)
  • Mrs Megan Farrell (Mon–Wed–Thur)

Learning Support:

  • Mrs Trudy Keevers
  • Mrs Tanya Ridgewell


  • Ms Alana McNair


  • Mrs Renee Rieck


  • Mr Michael Dean