Bourke Public School

Strive to achieve

Telephone02 6872 2051

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.

Bourke Public School Staff 2023


Principal: Mrs Margaret Gordon-Poole

Assistant Principal Curriculum Instruction: Miss Natalie Bartley

Assistant Principal Mentor: Miss Louise Nixon

Infants Assistant Principal: Miss Dianna Mcrae

Stage 2 Assistant Principal: Miss Sarah Beaton

Stage 3 Assistant Principal: Miss Emma Buckley

Support Assistant Principal: Miss Louise Nixon

School Administration Manager: Mrs Melba Stutsel

Senior Leader Community Engagement: 


Miss Melba Stutsel, Miss Fiona Rankmore, Miss Anne-Maree Riches, Miss Merren Turnbull, Miss Ella Henson and Miss Penny Bartley

Aboriginal Education Officers

Miss Anne-Maree Riches

Mr Shane Edwards

Miss Priscilla Grimes

Early Years Transition Centre


Mr Derek Giles, Miss Lisa Rankmore and Miss Rachel Cross

Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)

KM: Miss Dianna McRae (AP) and Miss Jodie Sontag

Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2)

1/2R: Miss Ann-Marie Reid

1/2B: Miss Amber Brannan

Miss Monique Driscoll and Mr Chris Beaton

Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4)

3/4T: Miss Sarah Beaton (AP)

3/4B: Miss Natalie Blood

Miss Trish Kavanagh

Stage 3 (Year 5 and 6)

5/6D: Miss Theresa Dorrington

5/6B: Miss Emma Buckley (AP)

Miss Tash Sutton, Miss Kayleigh Snelson and Mr Max Nina

Support Classes

K-6F: Miss Cassie Fardon and Miss Thomasina Beauchamp

K-6W: Mr Sam Bloem, Mr Douglas Payne and Miss Donna Willoughby

K-6S: Miss Amy Stubbs and Miss Sarah-Jayne Bock


Technology Support Officer: Mr Warrick Harding

Release from Face to Face 

Miss Jan Griffiths

Learning Support 

Learning and Support Officer: Mrs Margaret Gordon-Poole

School Counsellor: Mr Robert Dickison

School Wellbeing Health Interagency Nurse: Miss Kate Mckay

General Assistants

Mr Phillip Lawson

Mr Adam Grandquist

Mr Robert Morris Snr