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Our School

School Executive

The School Executive is the senior management structure of the School, and is responsible for the management of the School's key portfolios.  The Executive is made up of the Principal, who is involved in all aspects of School life and culture, especially strategic development, the implementation of School policy, and educational leadership; the Business Manager, who is responsible for all non-educational matters, including finance, maintenance of facilities, and building development; the Head of Junior School and the Head of Senior School, who each have responsibility for the leadership and management of the Junior and Senior Schools respectively, and the Head of Information and Learning Technologies.  A brief biography of each of our Executive staff members is provided below.


Ms Felicity House
Principal

Ms Felicity House was appointed Principal in 2016, and commenced in the role in January 2017.

Prior to her appointment at Peter Carnley Anglican Community School, Ms House served for nine years as Deputy Principal of Perth College, and before that was Dean of Students at St Mark's Anglican Community School in Perth's northern suburb of Hillarys.


Mrs Maggie Dunnill
Head of Junior School

Mrs Maggie Dunnill is a Theology Honours graduate of Westminster College, Oxford.  She trained as a Kindergarten to Year 12 teacher, specialising in Contemporary and Liturgical Dance, and has been involved in many different leadership positions within the teaching profession for many years, both in the United Kingdom and Australia.

In the United Kingdom, Mrs Dunnill was instrumental in setting up and writing advanced level contemporary dance courses for Cambridge University 'O' and 'A' level students.  Dance became, and still is, an essential key learning area in the UK national curriculum for Junior and Senior Students.

In Australia, Mrs Dunnill has been involved with the Anglican Schools Commission schools for the last thirteen years, first as a Junior School teacher, then Assistant Principal and Head of School.  Mrs Dunnill joined the staff of Peter Carnley Anglican Community School in 2010.


Mr Andrew McKenzie-Fraser
Business Manager


Mr Andrew McKenzie-Fraser was born in Zimbabwe, where he spent his formative years and undertook his primary and secondary education.

Mr McKenzie-Fraser is a graduate of the University of Natal, South Africa, where he gained a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Economics and Business Administration.  In 1993, Andrew migrated to Australia and completed conversion courses towards a Certified Practicing Accountant qualification at Curtin University.

Mr McKenzie-Fraser has been employed in a variety of organisations, ranging from agricultural commodity processing, to hospitality and ship owners agents.  Mr McKenzie-Fraser has over fifteen years experience working in private schools over a number of different systems.  He was appointed as the Foundation Business Manager of Peter Carnley Anglican Community School in 2006.

Mr McKenzie-Fraser is a keen swimmer.  He swam competitively at state level in Zimbabwe, and has also completed numerous open-water swims, including twice participating in the Rottnest Island Channel Swim.  Mr McKenzie-Fraser is also an avid follower of the professional tennis circuit, and attends both the Australian Open and the Hopman Cup whenever possible.

 

Ms Judith Stringer
Head of Senior School

Ms Judith Stringer gained her first teaching qualification in 1972 from Nedlands Teachers College.  In 2006, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame Australia.  She also holds qualifications to deliver and assess Vocational Education and Training.  Ms Stringer has been a member of four School Executives, and has held a number of senior management positions.

Throughout her career, Ms Stringer has served on numerous groups and committees developing courses.  She was a member of the Amity Hostel Board in Albany for ten years, during which time she was involved in the $17 million Development Building Board Facility upgrade to accommodate students from surrounding rural communities.

Ms Stringer sees her roles as a vocation, and is committed to giving students diverse and rich learning experiences so that they can be the best they can.  Ms Stringer was appointed to the staff of Peter Carnley Anglican Community School in 2013.

Ms Stringer's interests interests include family, music, and literature.  Her nine grandchildren are a focus, and bring a great deal of joy and satisfaction into her life.


Mr Shane Parnell
Head of Information and Learning Technologies

Mr Parnell graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Statistics) degree and a Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education.

Mr Parnell has spent the majority of his life in the Rockingham / Kwinana area, and as such has a solid understanding and appreciation of the needs and requirements of those in the area.  He attended Star of the Sea Primary School, and graduated from Kolbe Catholic College in 1998.  Mr Parnell spent 3 years teaching at Lumen Christi College in Martin, where he held the position of House Coordinator.  Later in his teaching career he returned to Kolbe Catholic College, where he taught Mathematics, and was appointed as the Head of Year 12.  Mr Parnell joined the staff of Peter Carnley Anglican Community School in 2013.

Mr Parnell has an affinity with the ocean.  He is a keen fisherman, and enjoys spending time on the water with his family whenever he can.  He also has a passion for cooking, and for creating and trying new dishes.