Leadership Team



Gerry Rafferty | Executive Principal Archinto

"I feel our unique approach to teaching and learning develops thinking skills, which not only helps students master the basics, but also broadens their capacity to ask better questions, build resilience, develop empathy and ignite their imaginations. These inbuilt soft skills will prove vital in the years ahead"


Jennie Devine | Principal Caviglia

"26 letters, 10 digits and a handful of punctuation marks.  With just these few symbols, we can express emotions, understand others’ lives and experiences and codify the collected knowledge of us all.  There are simple building blocks, but they can be manipulated into something amazing.  We should help children not only understand these tools, but to give them the confidence and independence to create wonderous things with them.  The job of a teacher is not to teach.  It is to help students learn"


Kathleen Slocombe | Principal Colonna  

"Schools in the 21st Century must develop students to become curious inquirers, who are lifelong learners. As Einstein said, “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." 



Barbara Grassi | Business Manager                                            

"I believe that creativity and empathy are the key words for twenty-first century global education. In our international/British school where different ideas, personalities and nationalities come together, our warm community flourishes in harmony and trust"