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Bubble Trouble

Date: March 28, 2017

Students in 2L were given the Innovation Challenge of designing their own bubble machine last week. They used: Science to


SunArts Drama Show Theatrical Talent

Date: March 14, 2017

SunArts Drama and Acting Up! Youth Theatre Academy has a variety of theatrical talent on display at present with music teacher


Year 9 Learn Survival Skills on Adventure Camp

Date: March 14, 2017

Recently, our College took the Year 9 cohort on a week long camp to Brooyah State Forest.  The four day


Year 12 Students Overcome Challenges at Leadership Camp

Date: March 14, 2017

Some would describe camp as a time full of laughs and excitement, while for others, it will be remembered as


Your Kids: Are They Rhubarb or Beans?

Date: February 27, 2017

For a long time I thought that parents shaped their children. I believed that we coached, mentored and disciplined them

Student boxing at Suncoast Christian College

Year 11 Packs a Punch

Date: February 16, 2017

Year 11 HPE class packed a punch this week as personal trainer Amy Borg joined them to provide a special opportunity

  1. Apr 21

    Cross Country Carnival

    April 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Date: Friday 21 April Venue: College Oval Primary Events: 9:00am – 12:45pm (Junior Primary return to

  2. Apr 24

    Primary Parent/Teacher Interviews

    April 24

    Primary Parent-Teacher Meetings will be held on Monday 24 April (3:30pm – 8:15pm) and Wednesday

  3. Apr 25

    ANZAC Day Commemoration March

    April 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    We warmly invite College students to play their part in this year’s ANZAC Day Commemorations

  4. Apr 26

    Secondary Parent/Teacher/Student Conference

    April 26 - April 27

    Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences will be held on Monday 24 April and Wednesday 26 April from 3:30pm

  5. May 03

    Open Morning

    May 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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

  6. May 20

    Esther the Musical

    May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    The story of Esther, is from a book in the Old Testament where King Ahasuerus



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International: + 61 7 5451 3600

Facsimile: 07 5442 2212

Absentee Line: 07 5451 3602

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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