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Exceptional 2022 International Baccalaureate Results

The Friends’ School wishes to congratulate our 2022 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students on their exceptional results. The 2022 IB results are a testament…

Youth Speak Out

Youth Speak Out is a yearly event celebrating and expressing themes of Reconciliation by the next generation. Students from Years 5 to 12 are encouraged…

National Recognition for a Friends’ School Teacher

We were thrilled to learn that Casey-Rae Mullen, our Year 10 Coordinator and Dance Teacher, has been recognised, amongst six other outstanding Tasmanian classroom teachers…

2022 My Place Competition

During term 4, our Where we are in place and time inquiry focused on historical perspective and we explored Nadia Wheatley’s My Place book. Our…

2022 Exceptional TCE Results

Congratulations to all our Year 11 & 12 students for their outstanding TCE results and their commitment to the School’s Purpose and Concerns.  We are…

TCE and IB Art Exhibition 2022

At the opening of our TCE & IB Art Exhibition on Thursday 3 November, the Visual Art Prize was awarded to Stella Yu and May…

Mary Stanfield Public Speaking Competition 2022

The Mary Stanfield Public Speaking Competition was held on Monday 24 October, with alumnus and former staff member, Mark Nicholson, as a guest Judge. The…

Peter Jones Peace Prize 2022

The Peter Jones Peace Prize is an annual English Faculty writing competition that takes place in the High School. It was created in honour of…

Jean Yeates Writing Prize 2022

Jean Yeates, after whom this prize was named, was a former staff member at the School. She was born in 1916 and lived to be…

What Matters? Tasmania: Double Honour for Zoe & Friends’

by Nadine Frick On July 29, the Department of Education Tasmania organised and hosted the state awards ceremony for the 2022 What Matters? Tasmania Writing…

Success in the Ethics Olympiad

By Ben Felstead, Teacher of Philosophy & Theory of Knowledge On May 6th, five Friends’ students from Years 10 and 12 (Ellie Huxtable, Tarcin Marriott,…

Crunching Numbers

By Jason McDonald, Head of Mathematics In the world of Mathematics at The Friends’ School we have many co-curricular options for our students, from the…

2022 Simpson Prize Competition | Runner-up – Tasmania

The Simpson Prize is a national essay competition open to all Years 9 and 10 students in Australia, that focuses on the legacy of ANZAC.…

Art2Words Writing Prize

The Art2Words writing prize is an annual Friends’ School writing competition open to students in Years 7-12, based upon the Ancient Greek practice of ekphrasis:…

The Ray Green Speaking Prize 2022

By Sarah Walker, International Baccalaureate Diploma Coordinator In his 1924 analysis of public speaking, The Art of Public Speaking, Albert Beveridge offers advice to orators…

TCE and IB Art Exhibition

At last night’s opening of our TCE & IB Art Exhibition, the Visual Arts Prize was awarded to Alia Haider (Year 12 Higher Level IB)…

Mary Stanfield Public Speaking Competition

Mary Stanfield was a stalwart of The Friends’ School; she gave devoted and loyal service during her 36 years as a teacher at the School…

Introducing our Head Students for 2022

We are so pleased to introduce our new Head Students for 2022, Shriya Anil and Gryff Connah! Shriya has been at The Friends’ School since…