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For the Whole of Their Life.

Head of Middle School

Rachael Wilesmith is a name synonymous with dedication, experience, and a profound commitment to education. As the newly appointed Head of Middle School at St. Philip's Christian College, Gosford, Rachael brings to the community nearly three decades of teaching and leadership experience. A Central Coast local, Rachael's journey has taken her from the classroom to senior executive roles in local Christian schools, all while leaving an indelible mark on the lives of countless students. She is not only a third-generation educator but also a firm advocate for the invaluable role that teachers play in shaping the future. With a passion for fostering character, resilience, and a love for learning, Rachael is poised to lead Middle School students toward a future of boundless potential and purpose.

Hear from our Head of Middle School

Dear St. Philip's Christian College Community,

I am thrilled to introduce myself as your new Head of Middle School, Rachael Wilesmith. With nearly three decades of teaching and leadership experience, I am deeply committed to our students' growth and development.
A lifelong Central Coast local, I have had the privilege of teaching, leading teams, and serving in senior roles in both Christian and state schools. Education is not just a profession; it's my calling, and I'm honored to be part of this remarkable community.

Together, we will inspire our Middle School students to reach their full potential, fostering character, resilience, and a love for learning. I look forward to working alongside you to make a positive impact on our students' lives.

Thank you for welcoming me into this exceptional community.

Mrs Rachael Wilesmith
Head of Middle School