Principals Message


I am honoured and feel very privileged to be the Acting Principal of Derrimut Primary School. I enjoy partnering and collaborating with our students, staff and parents/guardians to make our school the best school it can be.


My commitment to our community is to lead the school with enthusiasm and passion to enable us to reach our goals.


We will continue to develop and enhance a school that:

  • Focuses on the development of the whole child
  • Has a strong culture of respect and school pride
  • Strives for excellence to achieve the highest academic standards
  • Reflects the values of its community
  • Ensures every child achieves their learning goals
  • Involves the community in learning
  • Develops true partnerships that value each childI have an open door policy and urge all parents to take this opportunity to discuss any issue with me so that we can move forward together.We truly have a fantastic school with a supportive and involved parent community, dedicated and highly skilful staff, excellent resources and learning environments and the most fantastic students to work with.

Joanna Stanford
Acting Principal