Exceptional People

Shooting for Australia – linking the concert stage with the basketball court

Shooting for Australia – linking the concert stage with the basketball court

Alana Goodchild of Year 10 is the super Santa Sabina student who shows that sport and music – at high standard – can create an interesting case of symbiosis. Alana has recently been selected to play basketball for Australia in the FIBA Under-16 Asia Championships. Although the timing and venue

Shooting for Australia

Alana Goodchild

Playing Water Polo for Australia

Playing Water Polo for Australia

Santa Sabina College HSC student Megan Miranda has just been selected to play Water Polo for Australia in Japan this month. In the ‘Born 2002’ Australian Water Polo squad, Megan will head to Japan for training and the tournament as soon as she finishes her HSC exams this month. After

Playing Water Polo or Australia

Megan Miranda

First in Australia for Geography

First in Australia for Geography

Year 10 Santa Sabina College student Rachel Frecker placed First in the Year 10 division of the nationwide 2019 Australian Geography Competition. Competing against over 16 000 students, Rachel scored a remarkable 39/40 in this challenging competition that tests not only geographic skills and knowledge but also requires an understanding

First in Australia for Geography

Rachel Frecker

Introducing Zeina Chalich

Introducing Zeina Chalich

Zeina Chalich is on a mission to shift our students from being consumers of technology to being active creators of it. As our inaugural Learning Leader – Technology and Innovation and Gifted Coordinator P-5, Ms Chalich is breaking down classroom walls and bringing the outside world in through collaboration and

Learning Leader – Technology

Teacher

Introducing Rachele Rugiero, Gifted Education Coordinator

Introducing Rachele Rugiero, Gifted Education Coordinator

Real and relevant learning Ms Rachele Rugiero, our Gifted Education Coordinator, believes that catering for the needs of individual learners is not just a job, but a vocation. ‘I have a passion for what I do; I really believe in it’, she says. Ms Rugiero has taught Science at Santa

Introducing Rachele Rugiero

Gifted Education Coordinator

Introducing Santina Gambrill, Director of Middle Years, Holistic Learning

Introducing Santina Gambrill, Director of Middle Years, Holistic Learning

Integrating principles of the best teaching systems of Europe and Asia into our Middle Years teaching is the aim of our inaugural Director of Middle Years, Holistic Learning, Santina Gambrill. Mrs Gambrill looks after the curriculum and pastoral care concerns of all students from Year 6 to Year 8. With

Introducing Santina Gambrill

Director of Middle Years

Our Artistic Director and Head of Instrumental Music

Our Artistic Director and Head of Instrumental Music

Santa Sabina College is excited to announce the appointment of our new Artistic Director, Mr Timothy Chung, and Head of Instrumental Music, Mr James Pensini, who will both commence at the College in 2018. “They will build on the vision for music of our acclaimed Artistic Director Mrs Karen Carey, who will continue to assist us as the Artistic Director Emerita”, College Principal Dr Maree Herrett said.

Our Artistic Director

and Head of Instrumental Music

Introducing Michelle Sutherland, EAL/D and Visual Arts Teacher

Introducing Michelle Sutherland, EAL/D and Visual Arts Teacher

As the population of Sydney becomes more diverse and multicultural so do we at Santa. Santa Sabina College has numerous students (and staff) whose first language is not English. This extraordinary and diverse staff and student body are helping us achieve our mission to embrace the future with an optimistic

Introducing Michelle Sutherland

EAL/D Teacher

Introducing Maxene Borg, Head of Inclusive Education

Introducing Maxene Borg, Head of Inclusive Education

Maxene Borg, was appointed in 2019 as our Head of Inclusive Education 6-12. Ms Borg came to us from St Mary’s Cathedral College where she was Leader of Diverse Learning for two years. Prior to this role, she was the Leader of Learning Diversity for the Catholic Education Office Sydney

Introducing Maxene Borg

Head of Inclusive Education 6–12

Introducing Jodi Halmarick, Outdoor Education Coordinator

Introducing Jodi Halmarick, Outdoor Education Coordinator

About Ms Halmarick She enjoys being fit and healthy through activities such as running, swimming and cycling. She loves being outdoors, spending time with her four children and travelling. What she does Ms Halmarick is our Outdoor Education Coordinator. She liaises between the College’s Strathfield and Tallong campuses

Introducing Jodi Halmarick

Outdoor Education

Introducing Alice Macoun, College Counsellor

Introducing Alice Macoun, College Counsellor

Alice Macoun is our new College Counsellor P-12, working alongside Tania Rugiero. Ms Macoun spends three days a week in Del Monte and two days a week on the Senior and Middle Years campus. She is a Registered Psychologist and Clinical Registrar with a Master’s degree from ANU and Bachelor’s

Introducing Alice Macoun

College Counsellor

Introducing Danielle Abbott, Music Coordinator, Primary Years

Introducing Danielle Abbott, Music Coordinator, Primary Years

Every day Danielle Abbott’s warmth and infectious energy radiate from the music rooms upstairs in Del Monte. Since 2008 she has been Music Coordinator P-5 in Santa Sabina College’s Primary Years, helping hundreds, if not thousands, of our youngest students unlock and experience the joy of music making. In that

Introducing Danielle Abbott

Music Coordinator, Primary Years