Meet the Trinity Team


Our Principal 

Welcome to Trinity Catholic Primary. 

We aim

To know your child

as an  individual,

as a learner,

as a member of a Catholic community,

as members of a growing national and  international community.

To love your child

as individuals of hope,

as learners who we believe in themselves,

as a member of a Catholic community who love others as Jesus asked us to,

as members of a growing national and international community who ask questions.

To serve all people

as individuals- to have a voice,

as learners- to listen to the voice of others,

as a member of a Catholic community-to encounter all people,

as a member of a growing national and international community-to understand,

Our educators are exemplary.

We have;

*professional and knowledgeable Teachers

*a positive and goal orientated Classroom Support Teacher

*a proactive  Indigenous Officer

*knowledgeable Classroom Support Assistants

*an authentic Student Welfare Officer

*a gentle and open Counsellor

*efficient and welcoming Office Staff,

*loving Canteen Staff and

*an engaged, highly professional Leadership Team.

There are many words I could say about Trinity, but the most effective would be “Come, see, and be part of this exceptional learning community.”

Caz Perryman


Our Teachers

2021 STAFF

Rebecca Cooper, Assistant Principal & Learning Support Coordinator has been an educator for 16 years, having worked at Trinity for the last 10 years. Rebecca is passionate about student achievement and incorporating innovative teaching practices and technology into her teaching. Rebecca loves sharing in those ‘light bulb’ moments of learning, encourage students to continue to discover and most importantly to build confidence and have fun every day.

Genevieve Bear, Year 3/4 Teacher has been a classroom teacher in rural Australia, as well as being employed in Early Childhood through to Year 12 in England, before moving back to her hometown of Young. Genevieve is a driven educator who believes in building authentic relationships and teaching children to become faith-filled contributors to society. Gen believes in enabling students to be confident and kind learners who dream big, making the future bright for generations to come.

Rebekah Sheely, School Counsellor. Bek is a CatholicCare Student and Family Counsellor. She loves coming to Trinity every Wednesday and spending time with students. Her particular focus is on providing support for the emotional and social well-being of the students.
Penny Lucas, Kinder/1/2 Teacher is a third generation teacher and knew she wanted to be a teacher since she was tiny. School for Penny was always incredibly fun and enjoyable, and loves being able to create a really positive and exciting environment with the children at Trinity. A strong sense of community is very important to Penny and Trinity is a place where the feeling of belonging for staff, students and families is always a priority. Penny
Jack Niddrie, Kinder/1/2 Teacher started teaching at Trinity in 2019. Jack has a passion for teaching and is passionate about learning. He has created a friendly and welcoming learning environment for the Kinder/1/2 students who have settled in beautifully. Jack has the qualifications of Bachelor of Education from the Australian Catholic University in Canberra.
Donna Wade, Year 5/6 Teacher & Religious Education Coordinator has been teaching for 31 years and particularly enjoys teaching in country schools. She is passionate in her objective of assisting children in achieving their full potential with a strong emphasis on self-belief and faith in others. Sport plays a major role in both Donna’s personal and teaching environment as teamwork is a critical component of a successful life.
Julie Doolan, School Librarian has been teaching at Trinity over the past 32 years, where she has held many leadership roles, taught across all grades and have delighted in coordinating numerous extra curriculum activities, sporting carnivals and religious ceremonies. Julie regards teaching as a vocation and is very passionate about the academic, spiritual, emotional and personal development of the children in our local community. One of Julie’s passions is to foster and encourage a love of literature and reading in the students - it is a real skill for life. Julie
Courtney Jones, Learning Support Assistant is assisting in the classroom on Monday's and Friday's. She feels that watching Trinity students learn and grow as the school year progresses is both fulfilling and rewarding.
Ann Burns, Learning Support Assistant has been involved with Trinity for 29 years and has enjoyed every minute of it. She has developed a passion for working with students with disabilities and a range of educational needs.
Joanne Birks, Learning Support Assistant has been at Trinity since 2017 and loves her position working with our students. Joanne enjoys helping children develop and work to their best. Trinity reminds her of the small school she attended and loves working in our small community.
Leanne Davis, School Secretary has worked at Trinity in the front office since 2002. Leanne is in the office on Mondays, Tuesdays Wednesday’s and Thursday's and can answer your enquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help. Leanne
Fiona Bassingthwaighte, School Secretary & Learning Support Assistant started working at Trinity at the beginning of 2018 in the office. Her current days are Wednesdays and Thursdays in the classroom and Fridays in the office. Fiona has enjoyed her transition to Trinity and loves being a part of the school community. Fiona