For Parents

2023 Staff Team

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Peter Fahey & Garth Kydd


Lisa Dixon & Melissa Miller

Leadership Learning Community:

Mel Young, Sandra Davie & Sarah Camilleri

Connecting Learning Community:

Sarah Prendergast & Mel Goodwin

Exploration Learning Community:

Claire Lay, Martin Thomson & Nichola Mead

Discovery Learning Community:

Jacqui Jarvis & Courtney Mogensen 

Learning Support Officers:

Monica Broemmer, Lauren Doyle, Alicia Sandford,

Carole Storey-Smith, Christine Williams, Danielle Prollius

Eric Sebastian, Samuel Cranage

STEAL staff (Science, Technology, English, Arts, Languages):

Maree Reus & Stephen Segrave

Learning Diversity:

Vivien McLoughlin

Play Therapy:

McKillop Paw Pals (available to Ballarat community)

Gardens & Grounds Maintenance:

Phil Torpy & Alex McGoldrick

2023 Term Dates & Timetable

All schools including St James’ customise formal gazetted dates for the school year.  Variations include closure days for staff professional development, student excursions and formal assessments. Notifications of these variations are made at the start of each term. Further information is provided in newsletters and via the Schoolbag App.

Term 1

Start: Friday, January 27

(Students return Monday, January 31)

Finish: Thursday, April 6, 2:30pm

Term 2

Start: Tuesday, April 24

Finish: Friday, June 23, 2:30pm

Term 3

Start: Monday, July 10

Finish: Friday, September 15, 2:30pm

Term 4

Start: Monday, October 2

Finish: Wednesday, December 20, 2:30pm

School Timetable

Session 1                  09:00am - 11:40am

 Lunch Break               11:40pm - 12:40am

Session 2                  12:40pm - 01:40pm

Recess Break               01:40pm - 02:20pm


Session 3                  02:20pm - 03:30pm 

School Office Hours: 8:15am – 4:15pm

Telephone: 5335 8750



Instagram: @sjsebastopol



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