Leadership Team

Principal – Vicky Bashford

Vicky joined EPS in 2015 and was appointed principal in 2021. Vicky’s core focus is the facilitation of the school’s Site Improvement Plan, working with the school community to increase student learning outcomes and monitoring the academic growth and improvement of all students. Other responsibilities include school wide initiatives and committees such as Governing Council, Canteen, OSHC, Fundraising and School Pride.

Deputy Principal – Simone Percy

Simone joined our staff at EPS in Term 1 2022. As Deputy Principal, Simone’s key role and responsibilities are in leading school wide initiatives, leading literacy learning R-6, developing inquiry pedagogies and managing intervention procedures across the site. Simone also supports student leadership and promotes authentic student voice in decision making through the management of Student Council.

Assistant Principal – Ashley Blight

Ashley began at EPS in Term 3 2022. In his role as Assistant Principal, Ashley is responsible for driving school wide improvement in teaching and learning in the areas of numeracy and digital learning. He works closely with the ICT team to manage site ICT initiatives and resource management. Ashley also works with parent volunteers on the After School Sport Committee to help facilitate extra-curricular opportunities for our students.

Student Agency and Inquiry Coordinator – Helena Lambrinos

Helena joined EPS in 2015 as a middle primary classroom teacher and was appointed as an Inquiry coordinator in 2021. Helena’s core focus includes mentoring and supporting teachers to align inquiry-based learning with our Edwardstown Primary School’s Site Improvement Goals. She works with all staff to build and develop their understanding and application of Inquiry principles into Literacy and Numeracy. Working with all stakeholders, including students, staff, and families, Helena is active in projects that promote student agency across both the main academic subjects and broader educational experiences such as SRC. Helena works as part of the leadership team to support staff and student learning outcomes.