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Heads of Campus Announcement

I, along with our Principal Nelson File, am delighted to announce that Adam Chambers has been appointed as Head of Campus Years 9 to 12…

Climate Impact Update Term 4 2022

Nicola Anderson presented an update on the formation of the School’s Climate Impact Policy at the End of Year Gathering on Wednesday 7 December 2022.…

How a love of music became a long career

Vera HOPKINS had a love of music and playing the violin which enabled her to have a long career teaching the violin at Friends’ School…

Class of 2021 Reunion

On Friday 25 November we welcomed alumni from the class of 2021 to their one year out school reunion at Hobart Brewing Co. Please enjoy…

Class of 2017 Reunion

On Friday 18 November we welcomed alumni from the class of 2017 to their 5 year school reunion at Boodle Beasley. It’s always a pleasure…

Class of 1972 Reunion

On Saturday 12 November we welcomed alumni from the class of 1972 to their 50 year school reunion. We were lucky with the weather which…

Canberra Alumni Reunion

The Friends’ School Alumni Reunion, Canberra, 25 September 2022 By Elizabeth Field (nee Murphy) 1966 leaver On Saturday, 24 September, I set off for the…

Climate Action Group

By Sahansa Udawatta (Year 10) One Planet, One Chance As Tamanians we congratulate ourselves on the beauty of our natural environment, yet we repeatedly seek…

We are never too small to make a difference

By Emily Keeling (Year 4 Teacher) This year, the primary school has established the Morris Environment Council. This representative body provides students with an avenue…

Climate Impact Update Term 3 2022

Term 3 has seen the School engage the consultancy firm, Carbon Neutral, who are now working with us to audit the School’s greenhouse gas emissions.…

Class of 1992 Reunion

The Class of 1992 had their 30 year reunion in Hobart on Friday 12 August 2022. Director of Community Engagement, Bill Avery, hosted a personalised tour…

Alumni Story – Reia Anquet (Farrall) (1992)

We were delighted to catch up with Reia Anquet (Farrall) recently whilst she was visiting from France. Reia kindly shared a bit about her life…

Alumni Story – Lucy Given (1982)

Lucy Given graduated from Friends’ School in 1982 and has gone on to have a successful career in Interior Design within the retail industry giving…

Climate Impact Update

At the end of 2021, The Friends’ School Board of Governors approved a Climate Impact Policy, and correlating set of Guidelines, to be developed. Since…

Community Appreciation Day and Opening of The Revell Sports Centre

Each year the School expresses its appreciation for the many contributions of our community to Friends’ – whether that be time, funds, mind or items.…

The Launch of Illuminate – Campaign for The Friends’ School

Many in our community will have seen that as we complete and celebrate 135 years of Friends’ students making a positive difference locally, nationally and…

Alumni Reps Quaterly Meeting | May 2022

Our wonderful Alumni Reps gathered in May for our quarterly Alumni Community meeting.  Topics discussed during the meeting included: An update from Principal Nelson File…

Reconciliation Action Plan summary

By Tracie Acreman The Friends’ School voices a strong commitment to peace and reconciliation. Through our Purpose and Concerns, and every day across the school,…