Mitcham Girls High School

Governing Council

The Governing Council assists and advises the Principal on matters relating to the development of the school.

The Mitcham Girls High School Governing Council Inc. is comprised of elected parents, student representatives, the Principal and staff members elected by the staff.

The Council meets twice each term.

If you are interested in serving on the Governing Council, or any of its committees, please ring the Principal to discuss areas of interest to you.  For more information read "A Guide for Prospective Members".

Governing Council 2019/2020:

Chairperson       Rob McDonald  
Vice Chairperson   Mark Whyte  
Treasurer   Sharon Hughes                                     
Minute Secretary / Secretary   Jenni Stewart  
Members   Krishna Acharya                        
    Nada Andary  
    Wendy Brown  
    Kerry Burns  
    Ruth Conry  
    Mark Cullen  
    Kelly Field  
    Kim Fumpson  
    Sharon Hughes  
    Kathe James  
    Amanda Kelly  
    Suzanne Marsh  
    Ady Milotti  
    Tim O'Loughlin  
    Mark Whyte  
Staff Representatives   Tony Sims  
Ex Officio   Linda Baird  
    Chris Stone  

Governing Council Portal

The DfE Governing Council Portal contains a range of easy-to-understand information on what a governing council does, how to join and what areas of school operation it oversees.  The portal is located at



Latest News

Entertainment Book 2020/21

2019 SACE Results

The Mitcham Girls High School community congratulates the Class of 2019 for their outstanding results!

Year 7 Intake

On Tuesday 28 May 2019 the Premier of South Australia and the Minister for Education announced that Mitcham Girls High School will be a pilot school to ‘Lead the Way’ and offer Year 7 in a high school setting from 2020. We have been shortlisted because of our focus in progressive approaches to quality teaching and learning, our safe and supportive environment and our extensive transition program.


Work on the new MGHS STEM Centre has commenced.  Once completed students will have access to flexible learning spaces and various technologies which will enable them to explore ideas, test various hypotheses and apply what they learn to real situations.

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