Meet the Headmaster

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Mr Ian Maynard became the 12th Headmaster of Blue Mountains Grammar School in 2019. He has a background in Mathematics and Science, a Master of Educational Leadership and an MBA (Master of Business Administration). He also has more than 30 years’ experience in education, more than half of which he has spent leading independent schools.

Mr Maynard spent his first year at Grammar working collaboratively with students, parents, staff and the School’s Board of Governors developing a vision for the School. This Vision aims to provide an holistic education for young people that nurtures Hope in their Hearts, Purpose in their Minds and Courage in their Lives. Mr Maynard is now leading the staff team to outwork this vision in every aspect of the life of the School.

Ian Maynard - Headmaster | Blue Mountains Grammar School, Sydney
Owen Laffin - Senior School Head Teacher | Blue Mountains Grammar School, Sydney

Owen Laffin

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Deputy Headmaster, Head of Senior School

Rachael Newton

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Head of Junior School

Christopher Sanders

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Director of Pedagogy and Innovation

Alicia Michielsen

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Director of Wellbeing and Inclusion, Careers Advisor

Luke Web - Chaplain at BMGS

Luke Webb

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Chaplain
Steve Coote

Steve Coote

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Director of Strategic Growth
Malcolm Michielsen - Business Manager | Blue Mountains Grammar School, Sydney

Malcolm Michielsen

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Business Manager

Ian Harrison

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Head of Design and Technology

Cindy Pecovnik

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Head of Drama

Jacqueline Grassmayr

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Head of English
Tristan Forsyth

Tristan Forsyth

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Head of Humanities
Catherine Van der Gelden

Catherine Van Gelderen

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Head of Math

Debbie Smith

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Head of Music

Rachel Hyslop

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Head of PDHPE

Michelle Airth

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Head of Science

Megan Harris

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Head of Sport

Sally Herron

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Head of Visual Arts

Parrish Robbins

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Head of Wilderness Education
Tristan Forsyth

Tristan Forsyth

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Head of RAVE and Cultural Studies

Dirk Weibye

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Head of Deane House

Greg Horne

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Head of Hughes House

Jacqueline Tanner

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Head of McLaurin House

Danie Evans

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Head of Ziele House
Mary Shelley - Head of Kelley House

Mary Shelley

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Head of Kelley House
Brendan O'Keefe

Brendan O'Keeffe

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Head of Pitt House

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