Wellbeing Team

Student Coordinators

Mrs Kate Tolfree (Year 7 Coordinator 2017)

Kate

Kate began teaching at San Clemente in 2011. She brings much experience to her role as Student Coordinator, having worked in a number of diocesan schools in different capacities in Middle Management, including both pastoral and curriculum areas. Kate is a teacher of both PDHPE and Religious Studies and she has also had experience in HSIE and Food Technology. Kate’s relational style of leadership, with a focus on proactive individual care, along with a keen a sense of humour, is well received by students. Her strong personal family values clearly translate to the way in which she fulfils the responsibilities of the role. Kate’s warm, nurturing and approachable demeanour ensures the students in her care are often seeking her company and support.

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Mr Patrick Doyle (Year 8 Coordinator 2017)

2016 Patrick DoylePatrick is a HSIE teacher who began at San Clemente in 2007. He is currently in his 22nd year of teaching with experience both in Australia and abroad where he spent time involved in special needs and behaviour management. His attributes as a Student Coordinator are enhanced by his past experiences in leading the HSIE faculty at the school; therefore he demonstrates a high level of both academic and pastoral care for students. Patrick enjoys contributing to various aspects of school life, including the Ministry Team, Retreats and Camps, coaching sport and also his organisation of various school fundraising events. His active and energetic style of leadership means that he is often present with the students, seen daily talking and interacting with them during break times in the school day. Patrick sets high expectations for his year group and he is a well-respected Coordinator who has a very good knowledge of the students in his care.

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Mr Nick Marsh (Year 9 Coordinator 2017)

2016 Nick Marsh

Nick began teaching at San Clemente High School in 2011 and is a consistent contributor to all facets of school life. Apart from teaching across three key learning areas of PDHPE, Mathematics and Religious Studies, he has acted in various management positions including Careers Advisor and Student Coordinator. In 2015, Nick facilitated and coordinated the implementation of the school’s new House System, and the Tony Kelly Cup. Nick prides himself on the positive relationships and strong connections he has with students in the San Clemente community. He has a strong passion for the wellbeing of all students in his care and is dedicated to supporting students in their social and emotional development. 

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Mrs Bronwyn Denham (Year 10 Coordinator 2017)

Bronwyn DenhamI have the pleasure of being the Year 10 for 2017. I am excited about the opportunity to work with the Year 10 students as part of the San Clemente Wellbeing team. I have been a teacher at San Clemente since 2004 and during this time have had the opportunity to act as Year Coordinator, Administration Coordinator, Teaching and Learning Coordinator, as well as teach PD/H/PE and Science and be responsible for a Mentor Group every year.

I am very proud to work at San Clemente and to be part of such a caring, active and connected community.

This cohort is in the midst of the Positive Education Program and I am grateful to have the opportunity to work with the students within this framework. We aim to continue being active and connecting with our community this term and start to focus on other areas of this exciting program at the beginning of next year.

I am really excited and looking forward to working with you during 2017.

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Mr Nathan Beckett (Assistant Principal - Wellbeing)

2016 Nathan Beckett

Nathan is a PDHPE and Religious Studies teacher who has been at San Clemente since 2002. He has a strong philosophy of student advocacy and a passion for the pastoral care of young people. Nathan has been a Student Coordinator for the past 9 years and is a dynamic and innovative member of the Pastoral Care Team. He also contributes to the school through regular involvement in the Ministry Team, Retreat Facilitator and the coaching of various sports. Furthermore, he has assisted in developing and enhancing the school’s student leadership structure.  Nathan is devoted to the overall wellbeing of the students and this, coupled with a keen sense of humour, has allowed him to develop a great rapport with them. His extensive pastoral experience has given him a thorough knowledge of the effective management of significant adolescent issues. 

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Counselling Support

Ms Jenny Morris (School Psychologist)

 

Careers Support

Mr Mitch Allan is the school’s Careers Advisor. Please refer to the Information section of the website (Careers) for further details.

Wellbeing Year Teams

Year 7

Mentor Group         House           Mentor

Awabakal
Carrington
Dangar
Glenrock
Kooragang
Mayfield
Redcliff
Shortland

Aquino
Aquino
Calaroga
Calaroga
Castile
Castile
Sienna
Sienna

Steven Burns
Helen Wilks
Gillian Rutherford
Abbey Lindner/Mick Byrne
Joanna Godden
Kieran Knight
Summah Harrison
Liane Buckley/Mandy Read

 

Year 8

Mentor Group     House        Mentor

Bashir
Bligh
Bourke
Brisbane
Hunter
King
Macquarie
Phillip

Aquino
Aquino
Calaroga
Calaroga
Castile
Castile
Sienna
Sienna

Anne-Marie Kelly
Sheridan Pruteanu
Paul Mlotkowski and Brian Rowe
Jillian Mathieson
Jason Stuart
Jane Ayerst 
Luke Kelleher
Rose McAllister

 

Year 9

Mentor Group        

House          

Mentor

Aquinas
Dixon
Gilroy
MacKillop
O’Donoghue
Polding
Tenison
Therry

Aquino
Aquino
Calaroga
Calaroga
Castile
Castile
Sienna
Sienna

Bonnie Rae
Emma McCarthy
Pippa Hartshorne
Lynette Van Zeeland
Marianne Walsh
Desley Sharman
Steve Newman                               
Julia Nolan

 

Year 10

Mentor Group      House         Mentor

Banks
Chisholm
Farrer
Flynn
Kingsford-Smith
Lawson
Paterson
Wentworth

Aquino
Aquino
Calaroga
Calaroga
Castile
Castile
Sienna
Sienna

Lil Marsh/Ruth McCrae
Narelle McInness
Jessica Lopez/Leticia Wakely
Mitch Allan/Danielle DiPrinzio
Iain Morrisey
Amy Wilde/Meredith Macdonald
Julie Ware
Gay McDonell