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Principal's Profile

Dr Hillier has more than 30 years of experience and is accustomed to meeting the academic leadership and operational demands of running a high performance School.  Dr Hillier is a strong team player and leader who is committed to academic success and development.


Dr Hillier has held a number of roles as Head and Principal, including Principal roles at Rivermount College and Annesley College,  Head of Forest Lake College and also Head of Senior School at Marymede Catholic College.


Dr Hillier has a Doctorate of Education, Masters of Educational Studies, Diploma in Education and a Bachelor of Arts. She is a professional member of The Australian College of Educators and The Australian College of Educational Leaders. Dr Hillier is also a member of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia.


"There is a great spirit at Pittwater House of friendliness, mutual respect, manners and recognition of achievement, all reflected in the School motto 'semper diligens', Latin for 'always hardworking.


I am proud to be leading a school that offers a truly unique, balanced and nurturing approach to education from Pre-school to Form 12.


The School's philosophy is based on providing single-sex education within a co-educational environment. We offer smaller class sizes, a balance between traditional values and modern technology, a focus on academic excellence with outstanding extra curricular opportunities and we specifically focus on the development of each and every child at Pittwater House.


This approach mirrors my own principles, which are focused on cultivating student potential, encouraging strong personal values and creating well-rounded young people".


Dr Nancy Hillier  BA, DipEd, MEdSt, DEd, MACE, MACEL, MAICD




achieve a balance co-educational campus, single-sex classes
Pre-School to Year 12
70 South Creek Rd Collaroy, NSW 2097, Australia Reception ph: +612 9981 4400 Enrolments ph: + 612 9972 5789