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Our School

St Thomas More Catholic Primary School is situated in Belgrave in the Shire of Yarra Ranges bordered by Sherbrooke Forest. It attracts enrolments from a wide geographical area throughout the southern part of the Dandenong Ranges and serves the communities of Belgrave, Tecoma, Upwey, Selby, Menzies Creek, Clematis, Emerald, Avonsleigh and Cockatoo. The community reflects a combination of urban and rural lifestyles influenced by the surrounding environment of forest and hills. St Thomas More school is a small, caring school of approximately 90 students. It is a community of faith based on belief in Jesus Christ and his mission to build a better world. The school community expresses Christian values and a desire to bear witness to the faith they share and nurture. Enlivening the motto 'We Are One', the staff, parents and students work together to develop an environment, which is conducive to producing excellence in educational outcomes. St Thomas More school is part of the Belgrave Parish, which has mass centres at Monbulk, Belgrave, Emerald and Gembrook. Two schools comprise the parish - St Paul's in Monbulk and St Thomas More in Belgrave. 


Our Vision


“We are one, as we walk in the footsteps of Jesus”


Our Values




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Meet the Team

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Declan McDermott


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Father Cruz

Parish Priest

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Danielle George

Deputy Principal & Learning and Teaching Leader

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Ashleigh Van Soest

Learning Support and Office Admin

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Carolyn Eekelschot

Learning Support

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Belinda Saville

Numeracy Leader and Classroom Teacher

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Jackie Glen

Learning Support

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Jeanette Wicks

Performing Arts and PE

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Jessie Prince


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Joanne Piaser


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Katherine McLoughlin


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Kelly Schmidt

Learning Support

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Kiara Wynn

Learning Support

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Marcia Janky

REL, Wellbeing and Classroom

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Donna Anderton

Learning Diversity and Visual Arts Teacher

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Tarnia Hiosan


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Kaori Bawden

L.O.T.E - Japanese

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Fenella D' Cruz


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Sharon Stow

Learning Support


Lisa Norris

Learning Support and Librarian


Kylie Milne

Learning Support


Jayde Walton

Learning Support


Jacqui Cook

Learning Support

Child Safety
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