Governance

Winifred West Schools Limited

Winifred West Schools Limited is the company which owns and operates FRENSHAM SCHOOLS:

  • FRENSHAM: a secondary boarding and day school for girls
  • GIB GATE: a co-educational primary day school, from Preschool to Year 6 (with boarding at Frensham for girls from Year 4)
  • STURT: a school of excellence in arts, design and fabrication, offering a certified 1-year Course in Fine Furniture Design and Technology, an all-year-round exhibition programme in Sturt Gallery, designer-maker shop with an attached café, and summer and winter schools for courses in art and design

Governance 2018

Board of Governors of Frensham Schools

  • Mr Tom Brigstocke – Sturt Nominee
  • Ms Belinda Cassidy
  • Ms Sarah Dulhunty
  • Mr Alex Hill
  • Mr Mark Horsfall – Gib Gate Nominee
  • Ms Elizabeth Stuart (Chair / Frensham Nominee)
  • Mr Craig Mitchell (Deputy Chair)
  • Mr Sam Paradice
  • Mr Edward Studdy
  • Mr Hamish White

Frensham Schools Executive

  • Ms Julie Gillick – Head of Frensham and Head of Frensham Schools
  • Mr Geoff Marsh – Deputy Head of Frensham and Deputy Head of Frensham Schools
  • Ms Sally Robson – Head of Gib Gate
  • Mr Patrick Duck – Business Manager and Company Secretary
  • Mr Mark Viner – Head of Sturt
  • Ms Kate Chauncy – Director of Teaching and Learning P-12; Coordinator of Gifted & Talented Programme P-12
  • Mr Gary Palmer – IT Manager

Frensham Executive

  • Ms Julie Gillick – Head of Frensham
  • Mr Geoff Marsh – Deputy Head of Frensham
  • Mrs Ros Buick – Director of Events and Planning
  • Ms Kate Chauncy – Director of Teaching and Learning P-12; Coordinator of Gifted & Talented Programme P-12
  • Ms Janene van Gogh – Director of Studies – in Residence
  • Ms Tanya Vaughan – Director of Boarding

Frensham Advisory Committee

Frensham Advisory Committee is an advisory body to the Head set up under rules approved by the Board of Governors. It meets at least three times each year to discuss matters raised by the Head or the committee members as pertaining to Frensham policy and procedures. The Committee comprises up to 12 representatives from the parent body and ex-officio members. As vacancies arise, parents may submit nominations through currently serving members.

Advisory Committee

Ex-officio
Ms Julie Gillick, Head of Frensham
Mrs Annette O'Connell (Moxon, 1983), President of Fellowship

Parents
  • Mrs Caroline Begg
  • Mr David Cullen
  • Ms Ruby Curtis
  • Mrs Penny Hanan
  • Mrs Kiki Hill
  • Mrs Erica Holcombe
  • Mr John Hopkins
  • Mr Simon Logan
  • Mrs Angela Macken (Secretary)
  • Mrs miChelle McGufficke
  • Mrs Nicola Robertson
  • Ms Jo Thomson (Chair)