Bonnells Bay Public School

Safe, Respectful & Engaged Learners

Telephone02 4973 1149

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.

Classes for 2024

Principal: Karin Hird

Assistant Principal Wellbeing : Michael Pratt

Assistant Principal Curriculum Instruction: Samantha Dent

Assistant Principal LAW: Shannon Young

Assistant Principal Support Unit: Bronwyn Stevenson



KL -  Brodi Lewis

KM - Mardi McFarlane

KS - Shelley Sneath

1K - Kylee Smith

1S - Louisa Svensson

1/2D - Maddison Dunlop

2M - Maria Kappos

2K -  Nikki Kedzierski

3L - Pip Lewis

3M - Natalie Makepeace

4B - Michelle Best

4G - Maddison Gibson

5L - Tracey Lawrence

5R -  Bec Roberts

6L - Ben Lomax

6S - Kristie Sibley

K-6A - Lisa Arendts

K-6G- Michael Green 

K-6S - Shayla Sharpe

Teacher Librarian - Dayna Wood

Learning and Support: 

Fiona Gooch 

Brooke Jacobs

Lisa Walters


Each stage is supported by an Assistant Principal These are as follows:

Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) - Shelley Sneath 

Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) - Nikki Kedzierski

Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) - Erin Ferrie

Stage 3 (Years 5 and 6) - Tracey Lawrence

In the office, we have:

Ms Cheryl McCrea - School Administration Manager

Mrs Jacinta Harding - School Administration Officer

Mrs Sally Williams - School Administration Officer


Supporting student learning across all classrooms we have our School learning and Support Officers (Teachers' Aides). These SLSOs are funded through targeted funding for specific children, funding to support Aboriginal students, funding to support students with disability and equity based funding. These are:

Julie Haworth

Lewina Gambrill

Kim Marchant

Linda Childs

Laura Blackmore

Polly Wade

Erica Stunt


Our General Assistant is Mark Agar

Our Cleaner is Phillipa Swalwell