Mr Brad Allen – Head of Boarding
Mr Allen joined the Booth House boarding team in 2018 and was previously the Head of Boys’ Boarding at All Saints’ College for the past five years. Previous to this Mr Allen held significant positions at Dulwich Preparatory School in England and at Georgiana Molloy Anglican School in Western Australia. Mr Allen is joined by his wife Jodie and two children, Imogen and Harry.
Mr Robert Gulson – Assistant Head of Boarding
Mr Gulson joins Whitsunday Anglican School after thirteen years at the renowned Shore School (Sydney Church of England Grammar School – Day & Boarding) in New South Wales, where he spent seven years as the Housemaster of Gilmour House. Mr Gulson has also spent time overseas teaching in the UK in his specialist area of mathematics. He joins the boarding community with his wife Ellen and four children, Graeme, Edith, Arthur and Maeve.
Mrs Laine McIntyre – Boarding Housemother
After a thorough campaign to attract a Boarding Housemother for Booth House, Laine McIntyre commenced in the role in 2019. Laine is well known to the students and school community, and is a familiar face to our boarders as she has previously driven the boarding bus and worked in the boarding kitchen with Jay’s Catering. Laine is herself a mother of one (son Johnathan), and looks forward to supporting our boarding students during their time away from home.
Mrs Jessica Nikolsky – School Nurse
One of the most important aspects of boarding life is that of a boarder’s health and wellbeing. A Registered Nurse, Mrs Nikolsky has the role of caring for our boarders in their time of need. Boarders have access to Mrs Nikolsky throughout the School day, morning and afternoon clinics in Booth House, as well as 24/7 on call access.