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Peter Jones Peace Prize

The Peter Jones Peace Prize is an annual writing competition for High School students at Friends’ and was created in honour of long-serving teacher of…

Jean Yeates Writing Prize 2021

Jean Yeates was a long-serving staff member with a passion for the English language and a devotion to education. She was considered an inspirational mentor…

Art2Words Writing Prize

This year has seen the inaugural Art2Words Writing Prize run at The Friends’ School in collaboration with Forty South. Prizes are sponsored by The Hobart…

Ray Green Speaking Prize

The Ray Green Speaking competition is held each year for Year 11 & 12 students to speak on a specific topic. This year the prompt…

TASC 2020 Awards

On Tuesday 23 February, five of our 2020 graduating students were recognised at Town Hall for their Outstanding Achievements in their 2020 ATAR and VET…

Clemes Academic Awards Afternoon

Thank you to everyone who attended (either in-person or virtually) the Clemes Awards Afternoon held at The Farrall Centre on Thursday 11 February. We are…

2020 Exceptional IB Results

The Friends’ School wishes to congratulate our 2020 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP)  students on their outstanding results. The 2020 IB results are a testament…

2020 Outstanding 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, especially through…

Leaving & New Staff

The last term of any school year brings the inevitable staff changes with retirements, resignations and periods of leave.  Each person listed below has made…

Rostrum Voice of Youth

Thank you to Lily Neyland and Zoe Adams for their report on Rostrum Voice of Youth. Regional final: On the 17 October 2020, four Friends’…

The 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…

Winner of the 2020 Peter Jones Peace Prize

The Peter Jones Peace Prize is named after long-serving Friends’ teacher (and Quaker) Peter Jones, who has spent a good deal of his life campaigning…

SSATIS Swimming Carnival Results

Our Friends’ School SSATIS swimming team had a great day overall winning 4 shields at the carnival held on Wednesday 11 March 2020. The team…

Clemes Academic Awards Afternoon Tea

Last week we celebrated the academic achievements of our 2019 Clemes students at the  Clemes Academic award ceremony. Prize winners heard from 2015 Alumni and…

The Friends’ School student selected as finalist for BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards

Willow Ingram (Year 12) has been selected as one of twenty-six finalists from around the country for Australia’s most prestigious school science and engineering awards.…

2019 Outstanding 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…

Jean Yeates Writing Prize Winner

Congratulations to Amelia Neylon for winning this year’s Jean Yeates Writing Prize with her passionate poem “The History of Fire”.The Jean Yeates Writing Prize is…

Maths Relay Success
Congratulations to the Morris Year 5/6 Friends’ Maths Relay teams who finished first and second statewide in the Mathematics Association of Tasmania’s 5/6 Primary relay held last Sunday at Rosny College.