Governance & Leadership

Terry Muldoon, Principal


Terry Muldoon has been the Principal of St Columba Anglican School Port Macquarie since January 2008. Prior to this, Terry was the Head of Secondary School and Assistant Principal of Bishop Druitt College Coffs Harbour. He also worked in independent schools in Sydney, the Central Coast and Lismore. He served on the school council of Trinity Catholic College and led their Employment Preparation Program for a decade. Terry also spent eight years working with teachers as a consultant/workshop leader.

Deputy Principal

Allan Guihot, currently Deputy Principal, came to St Columba as Head of Middle School in 2003. Prior to his appointment here he spent twelve years at The Hills Grammar School in Dural as an English teacher, Year Patron, Dean of Students and Assistant Head of Senior School. Allan spent his early teaching years in the Department of Education in regional areas such as Corowa and Lithgow.  He has a Masters in Education from the University of NSW and a Bachelor of Arts and Diploma in Education majoring in Medieval Language and Literature, Linguistics and Modern History. He has been teaching English for 34 years and continues to love working with students.

Allan Guihot, Deputy Principal

Shannon Rosewood, Head of Primary

Head of Primary

Shannon Rosewood the Head of Primary at St Columba Anglican School, completed her Masters of Education (Special Education) at Newcastle University and also holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Sydney. Ms Rosewood’s career in Primary education began at Blue Mountains Grammar School. She commenced teaching at Abbotsleigh in 2005, where she held the positions of Year 3, 5 and 6 Coordinator. Ms Rosewood was the Head of Junior School at New England Girls’ School until 2017.

Head of Secondary

Emma Bylsma the Head of Secondary at St Columba Anglican School holds aEducation (University of Sydney) and a Masters of Science Education (Macquarie University) where she was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for academic excellence. She is also involved in the Advanced Leadership Program with the National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative (NESLI). Emma joins St Columba in 2020 with over 20 years of teaching experience. She was previously the Head of Student Wellbeing at Kinross Wolaroi School. 

Emma Bylsma, Head of Secondary

Paul Hodge, Chaplain


Reverend Paul Hodge started his teaching career at St Columba Anglican School in 2015 and became the School Chaplain in 2017. Paul has 8 years experience in Ministry both in Sydney and Port Macquarie and holds a Bachelor of Theology and a Graduate Diploma of Education.

Annual Reports and School Policies

Annual Report 2019

You can download and view our 2019 Annual Report here.

Annual Report 2018

You can download and view our 2018 Annual Report here.

Annual Report 2017

You can download and view our 2017 Annual Report here.

Annual Report 2016

You can download and view our 2016 Annual Report here.

Annual Report 2015

You can download and view our 2015 Annual Report here.

Annual Report 2014

You can download and view our 2014 Annual Report here.

School Policies

Privacy Policy

Grievance Policy

Enrolment Policy

Additional policies can be provided on request.