March 2015

Ms Nicola Kirkup has been appointed Director of Middle Years (Years 5-8) at Melbourne Girls Grammar. From a strong local and international field of candidates, Nicola emerged as having the all-round knowledge, expertise and interpersonal skills that this important role requires.

Nicola has worked within the field of education for 15 years in a range of diverse international educational settings. She has extensive experience in the English school system and the IB. Nicola has been Head of English at St George’s School, Switzerland, for the past seven years. In this role, she redesigned the Middle Years English Program, drawing upon the IB model and international best practice, delivering outstanding academic results. She values the central role of student wellbeing for happy and motivated girls, and her student centred philosophy aligns strongly with our approach to Middle Years schooling.

Nicola will commence at MGGS at the start of Semester 2.