"Each student is unique and brings with them their own strengths, talents and experiences."

Amy Woodgate

Director of Girls' Boarding and Head of Middle School

Masters of Educational Studies (Leadership), Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), Bachelor of Applied Science (Ecology)

Amy Woodgate is an experienced and committed educator with a strong background in Early Years and Primary education. From teaching in the classroom, to leading and managing academic programs, Amy has spent the last 16 years creating high quality learning environments focused on developing the ‘whole’ child.

As the Director of Girls’ Boarding and the Head of Middle School at SCOTS PGC, her role is wide and varied.   It encompasses students in Years 6 right through to Year 8, while also caring for all the girls who board at the College in the residential facilities at Glenbrae House.

For Amy, working closely with staff, students and families is the most rewarding part of her role and she’s passionate about helping young people to thrive in their learning.

Whether it’s building a strong foundation as students transition into Middle School, or providing students with the confidence to investigate, question and collaborate as they grow and develop, Amy draws on her diverse experience and a range of age-appropriate strategies to support students as they journey through their education.  Equally,  Amy’s leadership in the Girls’ Boarding House provides a strong and supportive environment for the girls in boarding to flourish as they discover their place in the world.

Prior to joining the College in 2019, Amy was the Assistant Head of Junior School (Teaching and Learning) at Somerville House for five years. She also spent eight years at Brisbane Boys’ College as a classroom teacher, year level coordinator and in acting leadership roles and before that was a classroom teacher at Moreton Bay Boys’ College during its foundational years.