Australian Education Awards 2020 Finalists eBook

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FINALISTS The third annual Australian Education Awards are coming later this year – and there’s a group of stellar finalists vying for the big prizes These top-performing schools, principals, department heads and teachers across 23 categories are ready to be recognised for their outstanding achievements and transformative work that makes a profound difference to the lives of young people across Australia.

talent this sector has to offer. We would like to give a massive ‘thank you’ to everyone who made their voice heard during the nomination process. This event relies on the input of hard-working education professionals just like you.

And on 29 October they’ll be celebrating each other’s efforts that have redefined success in the K-12 education sector.

The following pages list the individuals and schools who have been shortlisted across all prestigious categories. Be sure to attend on the night itself and cheer on the winners in style.

As ever, it was a fantastic year for nominations. We were taken aback by the sheer quality and variety of

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PRIMARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR – GOVERNMENT

PRIMARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR – NON-GOVERNMENT

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

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• Ballarat Clarendon College Junior School • Bethany Lutheran Primary School • Brighton Grammar School - Junior School • Haileybury • Ormiston College • Redeemer Lutheran School • Snowy Mountains Grammar School

Beenleigh State School Fairy Meadow Demonstration School Glendore Public School Granville Public School Kempsey South Public School Laurimar Primary School Piara Waters Primary School

• Prospect North Primary School

• St Paul's School

WINNER 2019 Primary School of the Year – Government Blue Haven Public School

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SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR – GOVERNMENT

SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR – NON-GOVERNMENT

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

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• All Saints' College • Ballarat Clarendon College • Haileybury • Immanuel College • Ormiston College • SCOTS PGC College • St Paul's School

Campbelltown Performing Arts High School Kurri Kurri High School Liverpool Boys High School Marsden State High School Maryborough State High School Orange High School, Department of Education • Plumpton High School • Southport State High Independent Pubic School

• Toorak College

WINNER 2019 Secondary School of the Year – Non-Government Ballarat Clarendon College

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BOARDING SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

REGIONAL SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

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Immanuel College SCOTS PGC College Shore School St Margaret's Anglican Girls School Boarding School St Ursula's College, Toowoomba The Scots School Albury Toorak College Toowoomba Anglican School Wesley College Melbourne, Learning in Residence (Boarding)

Good Shepherd College James Fallon High School Kangaroo Island Community Education Kempsey South Public School Maryborough State High School Snowy Mountains Grammar School St Patrick's College Townsville The Scots School Albury

SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOL OF THE YEAR WINNER 2019 Regional School of the Year Kangaroo Island Community Education

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FINALISTS • Cranleigh School • Gawura School (St Andrew's Cathedral School) • Giant Steps Sydney • Marsden State High School Special Education Unit


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BEST SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN

BEST PROFESSIONAL LEARNING PROGRAM

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

• All Saints' College, Perth • Balcombe Grammar School • Ipswich Girls' Grammar School including Ipswich Junior Grammar School • Kurri Kurri High School Strategic Stages • Marsden State High School whole school strategic plan • Maryborough State High School • Ormiston College

• Brigidine College, Indooroopilly • Caringbah North, Jannali, Miranda North Public Schools • Genazzano FCJ College • Haileybury • Iona Presentation College • John Paul College • Marsden State High School • Stuartholme School

BEST STUDENT WELLBEING PROGRAM

WINNER 2019 Best School Strategic Plan Saint Stephen’s College

FINALISTS • Brighton Grammar School • Cowra High School • Haileybury • Kempsey South Public School • Marsden State High • Melbourne Grammar School Grimwade House • Mooroopna Park Primary School Well-being Team • Moreton Bay College • The King David School

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BEST CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAM

BEST STEM PROGRAM

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FINALISTS

• Brighton Grammar School Year 9/10 B2M Program • Genazzano FCJ College • John Paul College • Maryborough State High School, Fraser Pop Festival • Ormiston College • Plumpton High School • Shore School • Snowy Mountains Grammar School • St Andrew's Anglican College • Trinity Anglican School Outdoor Education

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Hastings Secondary College Marsden State High School Melville SHS Saint Stephen's College St Margaret's Anglican Girls School St Martin's Catholic Primary School, Carina • St Patrick's College Townsville • Strathcona Girls Grammar All Aboard the Tinker Train

WINNER 2019 Best Co-Curricular Program St Andrew’s College

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BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY

INNOVATION IN CURRICULUM DESIGN

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• Aurora College • Emmanuel College • Genazzano FCJ College • Haileybury • Ormiston College • Saint Stephen's College • Southport State High Independent Public School • Strathcona Girls Grammar Strathcona’s Tinker Train

• Creative Silicon Chips - Carey Baptist Grammar School • Liverpool Boys High School • Saint Stephen's College • Project Illuminate - Toorak College • Southport State High Independent Public School • St Margaret's Berwick Grammar Certificate of Global Responsibility Group • Strathcona Girls Grammar Strathcona’s Tinker Train

WINNER 2019 Innovation in Curriculum Design Ormiston College

INNOVATION IN LEARNING ENVIRONMENT DESIGN FINALISTS • Carey Baptist Grammar School Learning Design Guide • Ormiston College • Queensland Department of Education Youth Engagement Team • St John's Anglican College • St Luke's Catholic College • Trinity College Gawler South Australia • Trinity Lutheran College: Senior Learning Precinct

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PRIMARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR - GOVERNMENT

SCHOOL PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR - NON-GOVERNMENT

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

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• Brett Webster, Ormiston College • Gavin McCormack, Farmhouse Montessori School • Karen Jebb, Genazzano FCJ College • Karen Spiller OAM CF, John Paul College • Kerrie Nelson, Giant Steps Australia • Kristy Kendall, Toorak College • Ros Curtis, St Margaret's Anglican Girls School • Simon Lees, Toowoomba Anglican School

Adam Knights, Beenleigh State School Donna Wright, Bandiana Primary School Gavin McCormack, Sydney Catholic Schools Jason McBean, Laurimar Primary School Julie Murphy, Elizabeth Vale Primary School Khalil Khay, Glendore Public School Marg Clark, Prospect North Primary School Maria Green, Oakdale Public School Todd Miladinovic, Wyong Public School

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Grenville Green, Haileybury Helen Elliott, All Hallows Primary School Kerrie Nelson, Giant Steps Australia Kiri Pearce, Enkindle Village School Lindsay McQuattie, John Paul College Primary School • Matthew Boundy, The Scots School Albury • Nicolee Eiby, Ipswich Girls' Grammar School - including Ipswich Junior Grammar School • Will Wallace, Lakes Grammar An Anglican School

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WINNER 2019 School Principal of the Year – Non-Government Derek Scott, Haileybury


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SCHOOL PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR – GOVERNMENT

TES AUSTRALIA EDUCATION RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

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• Alice Upcher, Marsden State High School • Amy Young, Cowra High School • April Bryson, Lakes Grammar An Anglican School • Daniel Chen, Saint Stephen’s College • Lloyd Godson, Hastings Secondary College • Melissa Allen, Haileybury • Parris Laurie, Mater Dei College • Samantha Fletcher, Southport State High

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Andrew Peach, Marsden State High School Chad Bliss, Orange High School Khalil Khay, Glendore Public School Maxine McSherry, Kangaroo Island Community Education Michael Saxon, Liverpool Boys High School Nigel Hughes, Southport State High Simon Done, Maryborough State High School Stella Jinman, Cecil Andrews College Perth WA

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FINALISTS • Adam Nahal, Australian International Academy Melbourne • Bek Duyckers, Perth College Anglican School for Girls • Bryn Humberstone, Brighton Grammar School • Deb Smith, Maryborough State High School • Iain Taylor, Saint Stephen's College • Joel Speranza, Ormiston College • Michael Ha, Hillcrest Christian College • Rachel Cureton, Southport State High • Samantha Reynolds, Saint Stephen’s College • Scott Dirix, Indie School

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TEACHERS MUTUAL BANK TEACHER OF THE YEAR PRIMARY SCHOOL

TEACHERS MUTUAL BANK TEACHER OF THE YEAR SECONDARY SCHOOL

FINALISTS

FINALISTS

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• Alison McLennan, Orange High School • Ben Peacock, St Philip's Christian College Cessnock • Christine Huynh, Liverpool Boys High School • Fiona Pennisi-Mitchell, Marsden State High School • Kate Brown, Toorak College • Samantha Reynolds, Saint Stephen's College • Toby Hurd, Mater Dei College

Carla Gagliano, Masada College Demi Lu, Toorak College Jane Couché, Saint Stephen's College Michelle Breen, Trinity Anglican School Michelle Richardson, The Knox School Naomi Doherty, St Philip's Christian College Cessnock • Stella Azizian, Santa Sabina College • Wendy Murphy, Kingswood South Public School

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EDVAL AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

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This award aims to celebrate the most outstanding school in Australia. Criteria include consistent high standards of teaching and learning, effective management and commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. Finalists in this category are drawn from • Primary School of the Year – Government • Primary School of the Year – Non-Government • Secondary School of the Year – Government • Secondary School of the Year – Non-Government • Special Education School of the Year

This award recognises the most outstanding school principal in Australia, this category is judged on effective leadership and motivation of staff, commitment to professional development and leadership of innovation and change within the school. Finalists in this category are drawn from • Primary School Principal of the Year – Government • Primary School Principal of the Year – Non- Government • School Principal of the Year – Government • School Principal of the Year – Non-Government

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WINNER 2019 Teacher of the Year Tony Vallance Lilydale High School

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CELEBRATE YOUR SUCCESS! Join the third annual Australian Education Awards gala where we will reveal the big winners, hand out the trophies and celebrate the K-12 education sector's successes over the past year together. For table reservations and sponsorship opportunities, contact awards@keymedia.com.au

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