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Happy 100th Birthday Nancy Newbon!

Nancy Newbon is a beloved former Friends’ high school maths teacher who taught many students between 1954 and 1981. Nancy Newbon was born in Hobart…

A Sample of David John Dunkin’s Life

David Dunkin was born 21st August 1950 in North Croydon London. The family moved to Bombay (Mumbai) in 1955. David says “I loved growing up…

Friends’ Alumni Community Reps Meeting, Monday 26 October 2020

Attendees: Lucy Loney (Ogilvie) (‘88) Convener, Roly Hill (‘59), Andrew Kibbey (‘95), Mary Woolnough (‘69), Bill Avery, Director of Community Engagement, Nelson File, Principal. Apologies:…

2020 Leavers’ Service

On Wednesday 14 October The School held a service to farewell 139 Year 12 students and welcome them to The Friends’ School Alumni Community. We…

Jade Mitchell (1995)

Tell us about your time at Friends’? I started at The Friends’ School in Kindergarten at the Sherwood campus on the Eastern Shore. Most of…

Friends’ Alumni Community Reps Meeting | Monday 3 August 2020

The Alumni Reps met on Monday 3 August 2020 by Zoom video conference.  Attendees:Lucy Loney (‘98) (Acting Convener), Sam Cairnduff (‘94), Jade Galbally (‘95), Mary…

Clinical Associate Professor Marcus Skinner AM | Class of 1974

Tell us about your time at Friends’? My family returned to Tasmania in 1971 and I commenced school life at Friends’ as a boarder in…

Friends’ Alumni Community Reps Meeting | Monday 22 June, 2020

Summary of Meeting The Alumni Reps met on Monday 22 June, 2020 by Zoom video conference. The Reps acknowledged the challenges facing our community as…

Cricket at Friends’

A recent conversation between Jane Longhurst and Dr Jacqui Triffitt on ABC Hobart has stirred an interest in the beginnings of women’s cricket here at…

Where are they now? Hannah Pemberton (2009)

What path did you take after School to get where you are now? After I graduated from Friends’ in 2009, I headed off to Winnipeg…