Townsville Grammar School announces inaugural Head of Campus for newest campus at North Shore

Townsville Grammar School’s newest campus at North Shore opened in 2015, offering Pre-Kindy and Pre-Prep. Next year, the school will add additional offerings of Prep to Year 2. The School has just announced that Mr Giles Derrett, B.Ed. (Hons) will be the School’s inaugural Head of Campus at North Shore, for the commencement of 2017.

Mr Derrett commenced his teaching career at the Oratory Preparatory School in the UK in 2002 and has been a teacher at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale Campus since 2009.

As well as currently working as a primary school teacher at the Annandale Campus, Mr Derrett is also the Director of Rugby at the School.

Mr Derrett is enthusiastic about commencing in this newly created position, “I am delighted to be have been given this opportunity at our newest campus at North Shore. I am looking forward to this exciting and challenging step for both the Grammar School and myself professionally,” he said.  

School Principal, Mr Richard Fairley was equally thrilled that Mr Derrett accepted the role, “Giles brings to the role both energy and experience and is without doubt ready for this next phase of his career in primary education.”

Giles and his wife Sam are proud parents of three young children – Felix, Matilda and Harvey.

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Contact our Campuses

North Ward Campus
45 Paxton Street
Townsville QLD 4810
(07) 4722 4900

Annandale Campus
1 Brazier Drive
Annandale QLD 4814
(07) 4412 4800

North Shore Campus
70-90 North Shore Bvd
Burdell QLD 4818
(07) 4412 6600


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