About Our School


St Therese School is a Catholic co-educational Primary School which is located in Torquay, a seaside town in the Surf Coast Shire of Victoria.  The school was established in 1986 and is part of the Nazareth Parish. 

 

Nazareth Catholic School, in Grovedale, is also part of our Parish, along with Lisieux in Torquay North, which opened in 2018 and St Catherine's of Sienna, which opened in 2020.

 

Class Structures

 

There are currently fifteen classes operating at St Therese with the learning areas arranged in four main buildings – Foundation, 1/2, 3/4 and 5/6. These learning areas are flexible, purposeful spaces, with an emphasis on both inside and outside learning. The library collection is distributed throughout the 4 learning spaces to ensure access to books for students at all times. 

 

Our classes are as follows:

 

  Foundation

  Junior

  Middle

  Senior

 

  Foundation

  Red

 

  Grade 1/2 

  Red

  Grade 3/4 

  Red

  Grade 5/6

  Red

  Foundation

  Green

 

  Grade 1/2 

  Green

  Grade 3/4 

  Purple

  Grade 5/6

  Yellow

 

  Grade 1/2 

  Yellow

  Grade 3/4 

  Blue

 

  Grade 5/6

  Green

 

  Grade 1/2 

  Blue

  Grade 3/4 

  Orange

 

  Grade 5/6 

  Orange

 

 

 

 

  Grade 5/6

  Blue

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Our Staff

Administration

Mr Josh McElgunn - Principal
Mrs Jan Fagan - Deputy Principal / Religious Education Leader / Wellbeing
Mrs Tess Tucker - Business Operations Leader
Mrs Kerrie White - Administration Assistant
Mrs Jackie Richards - Technologies Co-ordinator
Mr Patrick Delahunty - Learning Diversity Leader

 

  Foundation

 

  Junior

  Middle

Mrs Helene Richard
Ms Alanna Coughlan

 

  Mrs Chris Grayland
  Mr Patrick Delahunty
  Mrs Birute Liebich
  Mrs Nicky Aitken
  Mrs Rachelle Thom

  Mrs Julie Nicholson
  Mrs Marisa Joseph
  

 


  Mr Vaughn McCarthy
  Ms Louise Hill
  Ms Leanne Todd
  Mrs Jessica Chisholm
  Ms Bethany Volkers
  Mrs Beth Humphries
 

  

 

  Senior

 

  Specialist

  Learning

  Support Staff

 

  Mr Gerard McCarthy
  Mr Marty Umanski
  Mr Liam Jackson

  Ms Joanna Medson
  Mr Leigh Kentish
  


 

  Mr Peter Caddy 
  Mrs Michelle Budd
  Mrs Birute Liebich

  Mrs Tracey Huchinson

  Mrs Christine Perrett
  Mrs Jacinta Jamieson

 

 

  Mrs Cathy Ball
  Ms Teegan Laffin
  Mrs Jackie Richards
  Mrs Ty Hudson
  Mr Jayden Exell
  Mr Ignatius Tse
  Mrs Seravina Kinanti
  Ms Milani Arena