Principal - Gerard Campbell
Assistant Principal (APRE) - Neal Collins
Band Teacher - Ms Darlene Ferguson
Guitar Teacher - Mr Steve Petersen
Specialist StaffWithin the scope of the KEY LEARNING AREAS, specialist teachers are engaged to provide for specific needs of children and also for enrichment. This staff includes:Counsellor OLA shares the services of a part-time Guidance Counsellor. Please make contact through your class teacher, Learning Support Teacher or via the school office.Support Teacher – Inclusive Education (ST-IE)This teacher assists and case manages students who have diverse learning needs.The Brisbane Catholic Special Education Inclusive Education Service also provides specialised services and personnel to meet the needs of students and to support teachers. These include students:- with learning difficulties- with hearing/sight or physical impairments- with social and emotional difficulties- who are gifted and talented- with speech and language impairmentsStudents are assessed and may have the curriculum adjusted to meet their learning needs. Parents are an integral part of this wrap-around planning team, together with the ST:IE, Class Teacher and consultants. Curriculum programs are student-centred and developed co-operatively for use in the classroom.Alternative lunchtime activities are available all days in the Learning Support room.Music TeachersA music teacher is employed by the school and children are introduced to aspects of musical composition and involved in vocal and instrumental performances. The school choirs practice and perform on a regular basis. Instrumental lessons (strings, brass, woodwind, percussion, guitar and piano) are also available at the school on a private basis. Contact details are below:Piano Mrs Lesley Parish 3855 1371 / 0402 110 880OLA Instrumental Music ProgramOLA offers an instrumental program for students in Prep - Year 6 (strings, guitar and ukulele), Years 1-6 (percussion) and Years 3-6 (woodwind and brass). OLA owns a number of instruments that are available to hire for the first year of lessons. Students participate in group lessons (class sizes approximately 3-5) during the school day and participate in an ensemble rehearsal before school. These perform regulary throughout the school year. The benefits of instrumental music lessons include growth in self-confidence, co-ordination, teamwork, self-expression, memory skills, concentration, problem solving, and goal setting.Swimming TeacherQualified coaches, under the supervision of the class teacher, give lessons in basic swimming techniques and water safety skills during Terms 1 and 4. These lessons are held at Enoggera State School and children walk to lessons under the supervision of their class teacher and volunteer parents.Defence School Transition AideThis Aide is employed through funding from the Defence Community Organisation under the umbrella of the Defence Department to provide added support to both children of defence personnel and their families during their time at the school.