Drummoyne Public School

The heart of our community

Telephone02 9181 2636


Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

Staff list – 2024


John Nguyen 

Deputy Principal

Dianne Colb

Assistant Principals

Gaby Walsh (Relieving)

Koula Mavrakis

Kathy Xenos (Relieving)

Leigh Russ

Michelle O’Dowd

Beck Cantlay - Curriculum and Instruction

Class Teachers

Early Stage 1 - Gaby Walsh (Stage Supervisor)

KB -  Jessica Buchanan

KN -  Felicity Page (Mon / Tues ) & Belinda Shine (Wed / Thu / Fri)

KW -  Gaby Walsh (Mon / Tues / Wed) & Shannon O’Reilly-Gomes (Thu / Fri)

Stage 1 - Koula Mavrakis (Stage Supervisor)

1/2A -  Georgia Apostolopoulos

1/2J -  Stacey Jane

1/2P -  Poppy Adams

1/2K -  Yeji Kim

1/2D -  Sam Davis

1/2M -  Koula Mavrakis (Mon / Tue / Thu / Fri) & Shannon O’Reilly-Gomes (Wed)

Stage 2 - Kathy Xenos (Stage Supervisor)

3/4R -  James Roche

3/4W -  Ashlee Ward

3/4A -  Maria Arruzza

3/4S -  Suzy Sole

3/4K (enrichment class) -  Kathy Xenos (Mon / Tue / Wed / Thu) & Beck Cantlay (Fri)

Stage 3 - Leigh Russ (Stage Supervisor)

5/6C -  Amanda Champion

5/6H -  Jacqui Hill

5/6P -  Leah Pegler (Tue / Wed / Thu / Fri) & Elyse Mooney (Mon)

5/6O (enrichment class) - Orla Page (Mon / Tue / Wed / Thu) & Elyse Mooney (Fri) 

Specialist Teaching Staff

Learning & Support Team Coordinator - Leigh Russ

School Counsellor - Lucy McLean (Tues & Wed) 

Teacher Librarian - Joseph Neufeld 

Italian - Enza Currenti

Greek - Chris Skontos (Mon - Wed) & Ashley Nouris (Tues, Thurs & Fri)

EAL/D - Michelle O’Dowd (Mon, Wed & Fri) & Kim Dionatos (Wed & Thurs)

RFF - Ewan Sutton, James Anthony (Mon & Fri) & Belinda Richmond (Mon & Tues)

Administration Staff                

School Administration Manager - Evelyn Kwan

School Administration Officers - Nina Patterson-Marchant & Kirsty Carter

General Assistant - Phil Capra

Student Learning Support Officers

Kate Holliday (Wed - Fri), Deb Knight (Mon - Wed), Alice Bensan (Tues & Thurs), Kim Field (Mon & Fri) & Stacey Chen (Mon - Fri)