AR Principal Profile



Andrée Rice

Current School

Xavier Catholic College, Wurrumiyanga NT

Previous Position

Deputy Principal Boarding, Stuartholme School, QLD

First Year as a Principal


The hope for my current school is

that it becomes a lighthouse school for remote education.

The Joy of Principalship is

seeing students and staff grow and thrive.

A Book I would recommend

Dare to Lead, Brene Brown

Fun Fact about me

I am the mother of three boys who has spent most of my career in girls’ education.

My valued Well-Being Strategy

Early morning jogs and prioritising sleep!

Advice for a Beginning Principal

The chaos will settle, take it a day at a time and focus on building strong relationships.

Inspiring Leadership Quote

“Imagine a world where people wake up every day inspired to go to work, feel safe while they are there, and return home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled, by the work that they do, feeling that they have contributed to something greater than themselves”. Simon Sinek

What title would you give to your TED Talk or Book

We rise by lifting others.

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