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Positions of Leadership

Foundation Principal

  • Mr Damian McKew

Deputy Principal

  • Ms Kylie Power

Business Manager

  • Mr Tom Harriott

Head of Culture and Identity

  • Mrs Carmen Ahearn

Head of Learning and Innovation

  • Mr Steve Parker

Head of Student Wellbeing

  • Mr Ashley Mills

Innovation Leaders

  • Ms Anthea Sholl
  • Ms Jodie Townsend
  • Mrs Carter-Blackhall
  • Matthew Horsted

Year 7 Leaders

  • Mrs Justine Fitzpatrick
  • Mr Greg Mellor (Assistant)

Year 8 Leaders

  • Mr Nathan Pisani
  • Mrs Belinda Dezdjek

Year 9 Leaders

  • Mr Craig Durran
  • Mr Andrew Walsgott (Assistant)

Year 10 Leaders

  • Mrs Lauren Flint
  • Mr Luke Reynolds

Timetabler/SIMON Administrator

  • Mr Heath Cambridge

College Organiser

  • Mrs Cathy Wilson

Sport Leaders

  • Mr Justin Higgins
  • Mr Dean Henneman

Student Voice and Agency

  • Mr Sam Wood


  • Mrs Famie Needham


  • Ms Jodie Townsend

Iona College Advisory Council

Ex- Officio Members:

Principal: Damian McKew

Canonical Administrators: Fr Linh Tran and Fr James Clarke

Staff Members: Kylie Power

Elected Members:

Ms. Sarah Morgante

Ms. Mari Portaro

Mr. Paul Tobias

Mr. Stephen Elder

Ms. Lucy Carroll

Deputy Chair: Dr Melissa O’Shea

Council Chair: Ms. Jo Hart

Secretary: Mrs. Julie Cole

Our intention is to add members to the Advisory Council over the next two years.

Building Works Update

  • Stage 1 – Complete (start of 2020)
  • Stage 2(A) Oval – Complete
  • Stage 2(B) Gymnasium / Food Technology – Complete
  • Stage 3 Specialist Facilities (Science, Art, Technology, Multimedia, STEM) – Complete
  • Stage 4 Administration and Student Services Centre – Complete



  • Transition
  • Community Groups
  • Learning Support Team
  • SWD funding arrangements (Importance of documentation)
  • External Supports (Engaged where appropriate in consultation with parents)
  • Wellbeing Programs (Resilience Project/Respectful Relationships)


  • All staff will be First Aid trained.
  • Sick Bay (within Administration area) will be open throughout the school day.
  • The Immunisation Program, provided by Barwon Health, is part of the free National Immunisation Program and is facilitated by the school.
  • The College will make contact with you to discuss the management of conditions such as anaphylaxis, chronic allergies, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy or any other medical condition that may impact on your child’s health and learning.
  • Operoo (Caremonkey) is used by Iona.


  • Each student will be required to have a College Diary (booklisted)
  • College Website-
  • Weekly online Newsletter
  • Staff Contact (email, phone, meeting)
  • Parent Access Module (PAM)

Student Uniforms

  • Uniform Supplier is PSW who is located at 164 Malop Street Geelong
  • Formal uniform purchase is compulsory.

More helpful uniform resources:


Books can be ordered online.

See Booklists 2023.


  • Cost of laptop is included in fees.
  • New laptop allocation in Year 10.
  • Insurance is included.
  • Repairs for a damaged device completed at school, however there is a $100 excess charged to parents for daramage outside of warranty.

Bus Travel & Routes

School Fees & Charges

Learning & Teaching

Key Highlights

  • Integration of Learning
  • Collaborative opportunities
  • Project and Passion Based Learning opportunities.
  • Foundation and Enhancement opportunities.

Teaching Areas

  • English (Literacy)
  • Maths (Numeracy)
  • Religious Education
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Health & Physical Education
  • LOTE (Indonesian)
  • Learning to Learn
  • Visual Art
  • Performing Arts
  • Technology
  • Digital Technology
  • Community Group – Wellbeing


School Homework

  • No Homework will be issued for Year 7 in Term 1.
  • Students are still expected to read daily.
  • Library for students and a relationship with Geelong Regional Library.

Important Times & Dates

School Operating Hours

  • School Times: 9.00am – 3.05pm
  • Reception Hours: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Tuesday 13th December 2022 – Year 7 (2023 only) Orientation Day

Year 7 Orientation day will run over 2 sessions. For further information on your child’s session time, please contact the College Registrar

 Tuesday January 31st 2023

Year 7 students commence

Tuesday January 31st 2023

Orientation Day new Year’s 8-10 students 9:00am-12:30pm

Wednesday February 1st 2023

Year 8-10 students commence

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