Wellbeing

The Riverina Anglican College has a history and tradition of being a caring, nurturing and academic environment.

Student and staff wellbeing is a key priority for The Riverina Anglican College. All members of the school community have the right to enjoy a safe and positive environment that promotes respect, learning and acceptance. 

As educators of tomorrow's leaders we recognise the valuable contribution we make in the lives of our students who are resilient and have a connection with life’s journey and a global perspective. 

At The Riverina Anglican College:

  • Learning takes place in a safe and supportive environment.
  • Personal possessions and School property are treated with care and respect.
  • School values are upheld by the wider community.
  • A Christian ethos underpins our interactions.
  • Bullying and harassment are not tolerated.
  • We embrace diversity, foster inclusion and celebrate our capacity to make a difference in the world.

Colour Houses

Sheppard (Green) Named after George Sheppard.  He owned the College site in the 1880’s and was the Colonial Architect responsible for planning forty schools in the Wagga District.  He also laid out the avenues of trees along the city streets of Wagga Wagga.

Head of House: Ms Jennifer Jenkins 

Fox (Yellow) Named after Mrs Elizabeth Fox. Mrs Fox was the wife of the first Anglican Minister in Wagga Wagga. She and both of her children died during their mission work.

Head of House: Ms Elizabeth Passlow 

Browning (Red) Named after Bishop George Browning, the Regional Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn from 1998 to 2008. Bishop Browning provided the impetus for the establishment of the College.

Head of House: Ms Lauren Kelly 


Stanley (Blue) Named after Professor Fiona Stanley. Professor Stanley was named Australian of the Year in 2002 for her work in children’s medical research.

Head of House: Mr Justin Buckley 

Blackwell (Purple) Named after Bishop Genevie Blackwell who serviced both as Regional Bishop and as Rector of St Paul’s Turvey Park in Wagga Wagga. Bishop Blackwell was the first female Bishop in the Diocese of Canberra/Goulburn.

Head of House: Mr John Petts 

Willsher (Orange) Named after Rev. Dr. David Willsher who was the chaplain at the Riverina Anglican College, where he demonstrated his heart for service through teaching young people.

Head of House: Ms Alice Mattingly