Orange Public School

Deeds Not Words

Telephone02 6362 6369

Our staff

Get to know our school staff. We're all here to help.

Our professional, university-educated teachers encourage students to develop a love of learning and a desire to succeed. They maintain the highest integrity and concern for your child’s wellbeing.

The principal is responsible for the educational leadership and management of our school. If you would like to speak to the principal, please contact us to make an appointment.

Our school administrative staff can answer inquiries or direct you to the appropriate staff member for help.

2024 OPS Staff

Principal - Mr Bradley Tom

Deputy Principal -  Mrs Rebecca Hilton Brown (Monday to Wednesday  & Friday), Mrs Ngaire Oliver (Monday to Friday) and Mrs Jane Roe AP Curriculum & Instruction - DP Relieving (Thursday)

Assistant Principals:

Mr Drew Bale, Ms Michelle Black , Mrs Louise Lloyd, Mrs Shelley Mellis - Curriculum & Instruction, Mrs Jacqui Taylor and Mrs Lindy Powell.

Administration Staff:

Mrs Carrie Lapointe-Keegan  - School Admin Manager (relieving)

Mrs Sonya Lane - School Admin Officer (Infants) 

Mrs Tessa Rochelli - School Admin Officer (Primary Monday to Wednesday & Infants Thursday to Friday)

Mrs Melanie Smyth - School Admin Officer (Infants Monday to Wednesday & Primary Thursday to Friday


K Custard - Mrs Sarah Rees

K Gold - Mrs Jade Jones

K Honey - Miss Arianne Daloran

K Sunshine - Mrs Shelley Mellis/Mrs Olivia Woodley

K Yellow - Mrs Tanya Felice

Year One

1 Emerald - Mrs Narelle Barrett

1 Green - Mrs Renee Woodward

1 Jade - Mrs Dale Lee

1 Lime - Miss Dannielle Jones/Adriana Dwyer

1 Mint - Mrs Donna Thornhill

Year Two

2 Fuchsia - Mrs Louise Lloyd

2 Magenta - Mrs Leisa Emmi

2 Pink - Miss Ellie Pitts

2 Rose - Mrs Melissa Newcombe

K-6 Sky - Mrs Jacqui Taylor

Year Three

3 Crimson - Mrs Sharon Cope

3 Maroon - Mrs Jacinta Ditchfield

3 Red - Mr Tony Kay

3456 Aqua - Mrs Jennifer Gillett

3456 Turquoise - Mr Andrew McDonald

3/4 Opal - Ms Michelle Black

Year Four

4 Cobalt - Mrs Tiffany O'Brien

4 Midnight - Mrs Lindy Powell

4 Navy - Mrs Leasa Mustac

4 Royal - Mrs Kylie Bird/Mrs Anthea McAlpine

Years Five

5 Indigo – Mrs Katrina Harris

5 Lilac - Mr Christopher Sutton 

5 Violet - Mrs Aliesha Peschka

Year Six

6 Amber - Kasey Byrne/Ashleigh Allwood 

6 Coral - Mrs Rachel French

5/6 Ruby - Mr Drew Bale

6 Tangerine - Mr Jack Daintith

Multi Stage Teachers

Mrs Tina Allenby, Mrs Louise Bromley, Miss Casey Chalker, Mrs Deborah Cobcroft, Mrs Adriana Dwyer,  Mrs Anthea McAlpine, Mrs Bronwyn McDonald, Mrs Cornelia Sawyer and Miss Olivia Woodley.


Mrs Katy Dunlop (Monday & Tuesday)


Mrs Ann Blackwell, Mrs Rachel Bettinzoli, Mrs Marjorie Dennis, Mrs Emma Dorin, Mr Rowan Edwards, Mrs Jenelle Hewitt, Mrs Allison Knight, Ms Tamanda Slinn and Mrs Allison Writer.