Parents and Friends' Association

Somerville House parents and students enjoy the networking and resource benefits of an active and supportive Parents and Friends' Association who remain focused on raising money to provide and improve amenities and resources for the School and help Support Groups to meet the particular needs of each student activity.

Who We Are

Members of the P&F Executive Committee, elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in June each year, manage the affairs of the Association and oversee the management and governance of  the Support Groups and two commercial businesses.

P&F Executive Committee

President: Mrs Andrea O’Halloran

Immediate Past President: Mr Alex Bilinski

Vice President:

Vice President Business: Mrs Emily Carrigan

Vice President Support Groups:

Mrs Helen Hesse

Mrs Jane MacDonald 

Mrs Felicity Munro 

Mrs Helen Barnard

Treasurer: Mr Chris Peters

Secretary: Dr Andrew Richmond

Foundation Representative: Mr Derek Meggitt

What We Do

The Association also fosters fellowships between parents, friends, teachers and students, and provides an avenue for parents to learn more
about the educational and other activities of the School while meeting in a social environment.

The Somerville House P&F support the school by raising money to provide amenities and resources to meet the particular needs of student activities. 

P&F Businesses

The P&F Association operates two commercial businesses on the School campus. The Somerwear Uniform Shop and Somerfare Tuckshop cater for the School clothing and stationery requirements and the culinary and nutritional needs of students, these businesses are proudly operated by the Parents & Friends' Association (P&F), with all profits being reinvested into the School.  

Parents are encouraged to volunteer their time to assist in the running of the Tuckshop (Somerfare) and the Uniform Shop (Somerware). Working as a volunteer alongside other interested and motivates parents is a rewarding experience and benefits the School.

Somerwear Uniform Shop

Somerwear Uniform Shop provides a wide range of new and quality second-hand uniforms and resources with staff available to advise on fittings and the best equipment for your child. Somerwear is proudly operated by the P&F Association, with all profits being reinvested into the School. 

All major uniform lines are available online via the Flexischools Website.

The Uniform Shop stocks all the required Somerville House uniforms as well as:

  • School bags
  • Sports bags
  • A selection of quality second-hand uniforms
  • Stationery
  • School souvenirs
  • School support merchandise
  • Gift items

Operating hours

Somerwear Uniform Shop operates Monday to Friday during School terms, with extended hours prior to Term 1 each year.

 Monday 7.30am - 2.00pm
 Tuesday Closed
 Wednesday 9.00am - 5.00pm
 Thursday 7.30am  - 2.00pm
 Friday 7.30am - 2.00pm
 Saturday Closed
 Sunday Closed

Contact Us
To contact the Uniform Shop please phone (07) 3248 9253 after 8.45am or email

Somerfare Tuckshop

Somerfare Tuckshop is an initiative of the Somerville House Parents and Friends' Association and is operated by a proud team of volunteers and staff who understand the importance of healthy, well balanced eating. All profits are reinvested into the Somerville House community.

Tuckshop orders can be easily made online, prior to 9.00am, via the Flexischools website. This is a cashless system which must be utilised for all hot lunch orders and by Junior School students. Middle and Senior School students can make over-the-counter purchases during school breaks.

Operating Hours
Somerfare Tuckshop operates between 7.30am to 1.30pm Monday to Friday during School terms.

Contact Us

To contact the Tuckshop please phone Janet Kavouraki on (07) 3033 9215.

News and Events

Contact Us

For any P&F enquiries please contact Manager of P& F Businesses, Linda O’Connor at