Peter Houlihan

Where is your College located in relation to the Capital of your state/territory South East of Melbourne about 10 Km from CBD
What is the nature of your College Order-run school, all boys, Year 4 - 12, owned and operated by the Trustees of the De La Salle Brothers
How many students 1135
In what year did you commence as Principal of this College 2014
What was your role prior to taking up this appointment

Assistant Principal - Learning at Marcellin College in Bulleen

What parts of the role of Principal give you the greatest satisfaction?
  • Seeing ideas, innovations, improvements &c come to fruition
  • seeing young men succeed in so many areas and take their place in the school community and beyond with a sense of belonging, accomplishment and achievement
  • building a team of leaders and seeing them committed and working toward a common goal, shared vision for our school and its students
  • seeing so many members of the community working for and believing as one in the Lasallian charism
What are the one or two aspects of your College that you are especially proud of
What are the main challenges to you and other Catholic schools in your local area
What do you believe are the one or two main issues confronting Catholic Secondary Colleges nationally




195 Brighton Road, Somerton Park
South Australia, Australia 5044