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Visiting Students From Japan

Date: July 19, 2017

We were very pleased to welcome our first ever group of Primary school age students from Edogawa School in Japan


Year 10 Experience a Week at Work

Date: July 18, 2017

In the final week of Term 3, our Year 10 students left the regular routine of College life and experienced


Suncoast Dance Company – Get the Beat Dance Eisteddfod

Date: July 18, 2017

Suncoast Dance Company recently participated in three dances in the Sunshine Coast Get the Beat Dance Eisteddfod and achieved amazing


Primary Languages Update – Term 3

Date: July 18, 2017

Buongiorno a tutti! Last term was a busy one full of learning and preparations for the various competitions we are


Athletics Carnivals Wrap-up

Date: July 18, 2017

Another fantastic year of Athletics Carnivals was had by both Primary and Secondary students last week. The weather was magnificent


2017 Early School Leavers Survey

Date: July 17, 2017

The Queensland Government is conducting its annual statewide survey of students who left school in Years 10, 11 and prior

  1. Jul 24

    Book Week

    July 24 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Jul 26

    Year 11 in 2018 Info Night

    July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Aug 09

    Open Morning

    August 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

    You are warmly invited to our Open Morning Please join our staff and students to

  4. Aug 25

    Arts on Twilight Suncoast Cultural Festival

    August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Arts on Twilight Suncoast Cultural Festival is a jubilant celebration of the creativity and talents

  5. Sep 13


    September 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Spotlight is Suncoast Primary School’s premier performance event of the year to be held on

  6. Sep 15

    Prep – Year 2 Junior Primary Sports Day

    September 15 @ 9:15 am - 12:30 pm

    The Junior Primary Sports Day is to be held on Friday 15 September commencing at



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Primary Office: 07 5451 3652

Secondary Office: 07 5451 3628

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Secondary Teaching Staff

At Suncoast we have a team of dedicated Christian teachers and staff who believe in developing each child’s academic potential and character. Our staff are passionate and professional with a genuine commitment to the aims of Christian education.

Year Level Coordinators

Jennifer Kingi
Year 7 Coordinator English
Daniel Prinsloo
Year 8 Coordinator Mathematics, Science
Dirk Lategan
Year 9 Coordinator Science

Lourens Warricker
Year 10 Coordinator Science, Design Technology, Mathematics
Natasha Tomlins
Year 11 Coordinator Film, TV & New Media, Media Studies, Humanities
Roslyn Styles
Year 12 Coordinator Cert II Hospitality, Home Economics, Food Textile Technology

Secondary Teachers

Rosemarie Blakeston
Head of English
Judith Bowden
Secondary Learning Support
Ken Bowden
Cert III Music, VIP Coordinator

Caroline Carruthers
Digital Technologies, Industrial Technologies Skills, Design Technology
Tania Cox
English, Humanities, Christian Studies
Peter Cutlack
Visual Art

Kieran Eskdale
Mathematics, Science
Denis Fricot
Health & Physical Education
Lauren Halson
Mathematics, Science. Christian Studies

Peter Herbert
Science, Mathematics
Kristina Hicks
Head of Science, Biology, Physics
Tanya Holthausen
Head of Performing Arts, Drama

Christine Jones
Senior Home Economics & Middle Years Food & Textile Technology
Mark Lester
Head of Sport
Victoria Lester
Business Communications & Technology, Humanities, English Communications

Kate Lillington
Science, Biology, Mathematics
Gregory Mattiske
Principal, English
Tiona McMenamin
English, Humanities

Janette Planck
Head of Information Services, Humanities
Trent Raddatz
Acting Head of Health & Physical Education, Senior PE, Middle Years HPE, Science
Garth Reid
Director of Student Development, Head of Christian Studies

Andrew Riek
Music, Health & Physical Education
Carol Rix
Legal Studies, Humanities
Amanda Rockliff
English, Ancient History

Phillip Rockliff
Head of Secondary, Health & Physical Education
Lynda Shannon
Head of Humanities, Legal Studies, English, Christian Studies, Geography
Felix Sibarani
Digital Technologies (ICT), Information Technology Systems

Karen Starr
Head of Mathematics
Maria Tanase
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Meagan Toohey

Natalie Ukkola
Ruan van der Merwe
Economics, Business Communications & Technology
Lyndall Waters
Director of Studies, English

Haley Whitfield
Head of Teaching and Learning

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