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Year 12 Jackets 2019

Date: October 9, 2018

The Year 11 cohort have begun the exciting process of choosing the design for their Year 12 Jackets for 2019.


Colour Fun Run

Date: October 9, 2018

As communicated last term, we are excited about our whole school Colour Fun Run on Friday 26 October, which is


Thank You Little Learners Staff

Date: September 12, 2018

Last Wednesday, we celebrated our Little Learners early childhood educators for their amazing contribution and dedication to each of our


No Limits

Date: September 10, 2018

Jesse De Jong – Pilot At 15 years of age, Suncoast Christian College student, Jesse De Jong is one of


ASPIRE Students Compete in Opti-MINDS

Date: August 29, 2018

Last weekend, our Year 5 and 6 ASPIRE students competed in the Sunshine Coast Regional Opti-MINDS competition at Caloundra Christian


Subject Expo Launch a Success

Date: August 28, 2018

Conversations about all things Year 11 in 2019 were had at the recent Subject Expo & Information Evening. Our Year

  1. Oct 22

    Pupil Free Day

    October 22

    Pupil Free Day – Verification & Moderation Day

  2. Oct 26

    Day for Daniel

    October 26

    On Friday 26 October, staff and students are invited to participate in the annual Day

  3. Oct 26

    Whole School Fun Colour Run

    October 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  4. Oct 26

    Colour Fun Run

    October 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    We are delighted to host a whole school Colour Fun Run on Friday 26 October,

  5. Oct 29

    Secondary Dance Showcase

    October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Dance Showcase is almost here. Our dancers include Years 7 – 12 students, plus Suncoast

  6. Oct 31

    Open Morning

    October 31 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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



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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

Andrew Riek
Year 7 Coordinator Music, Health & Physical Education
Felix Sibarani
Year 8 Coordinator Digital Technologies (ICT), Information Technology Systems
Dirk Lategan
Year 9 Coordinator Science

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

Secondary Teachers

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

Bindi Brien
Visual Arts
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
Edward Howell
Maths & Science
Emily Hynes
English, Humanities & Business Studies ehynes@suncoast

Christine Jones
Senior Home Economics & Middle Years Food & Textile Technology
Jenny Kingi
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
Daniel Prinsloo
Mathematics, Science
Trent Raddatz
Head of Health & Physical Education, Senior PE, Middle Years HPE, Science

Garth Reid
Director of Student Development, Head of Christian Studies
Amanda Rockliff
English, Ancient History
Phillip Rockliff
Head of Secondary, Health & Physical Education

Lynda Shannon
Head of Humanities, Legal Studies, English, Christian Studies, Geography
Karen Starr
Head of Mathematics
Maria Tanase
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Meagan Toohey
Natalie Ukkola
Ruan van der Merwe
Head of Innovation & Enterprise, Economics, Business Communications & Technology

Lyndall Waters
Director of Studies, English
Haley Whitfield
Director of Teaching and Learning