Pastoral Carers

At Townsville Grammar School, Pastoral Care is the domain of all staff. 

We subscribe to a whole school approach to Pastoral Care, involving all Class, Form and Subject Teachers, Year Level Co-ordinators, the School Psychologist, Boarding Houseparents, Nursing staff, Indigenous Mentor, International Student Mentor and Heads of School. The objective is to assure students that there are adults within and outside the School who do care.

Students and parents can confidently access specific staff when they have issues relating to student well-being, and these include the Classroom Teachers (Annandale) and Form teachers and Year Level Co-ordinators (North Ward Campus).

Pre-Kindy to Year 6 Teachers

The first recommended contact for well-being issues relating to your child. Mr Noel Nethery, Head of Junior School is always available to discuss student welfare. 

Pre-Kindy - Year 6
Mr Noel Nethery
P:  07 4412 4855 
E: 
noel.nethery@tgs.qld.edu.au

Year Level Co-ordinators (Years 7 - 12)

Year Level Co-ordinators (YLCs), are the first recommended contact for well-being issues relating to your child in Years 7-12. Their main brief is to help each child maximise their learning experience at Townsville Grammar School so they are able to achieve their personal best.

The YLCs for 2017 are as follows:

Personal Counselling

Students on all campuses have access to the School's registered Psychologists, Mrs Charmain Newman and Ms Jessica Walters. Parents should feel free to contact our psychologiests about any concerns they may have about their son/daughter’s health and wellbeing. 

School Psychologist – North Ward
Ms Charmain Newman 
P:  07 4722 4903
E:  
counsellor@tgs.qld.edu.au

School Psychologist – Junior School
Ms Jessica Walters
P: 07 4412 4867
E:  
counsellor@tgs.qld.edu.au

Boarding

The pastoral care of the boarders is the responsibility of all boarding staff. We encourage boarders, parents and care givers to make direct contact with their Houseparent regarding operational issues and with the Head of Boarding when there are more serious issues to discuss.

Visit our Pastoral Care in Boarding page for House parents contact details.

Head of Boarding
Mr Chris Wilson
0410 713 267  4722 4930
chris.wilson@tgs.qld.edu.au

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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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Title The Board of Trustees of Townsville Grammar School trading as Townsville Grammar School.
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Mr Richard Fairley

Mr Richard Fairley

Principal Since 1998

"Our School enjoys a remarkable culture of achievement and this is reflected in its well deserved pre-eminent status as an educational institution in North Queensland".

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