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Impact of Giving Report 2019

The Impact of Giving report is a snapshot of giving (such as donations) throughout the year and the impact that it has had on our…

Introducing the Head Girl & Head Boy for 2021

We are pleased to introduce the Head Girl & Head Boy for 2021, Aaliyah Walker and Riley Curtain. The Head Student positions at The Friends’…

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…

Caring for our Community

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu With all the uncertainty that this year…

A Gap Year at Friends’

Each year we welcome young adult volunteers from around the world into our community on gap year placements.  Below are some of their experiences. Thank you…

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…

Principal’s Address to the Association

Principal Nelson File’s annual Address to the School’s Association provides an insight into the operations, achievements and vision for The Friends’ School. Given in mid…

Crazy Socks 4 Docs

Article by Holly Jennings (Year 12) On the Friday 12 June, Morris – Friends’ Primary Years – wore funky, colourful and quirky socks to raise…

Student Wellbeing Discussion

School Psychologists Annabelle Wood, Sandra Wiggins and Morgan Norris have released a video discussion about coming back to school and addressing some of the concerns…

Lily unveils her project, Floral Grief

For 2020, the School launched a new subject for Years 9 and 10, the Independent Negotiated Project (INP). INP is a single unit, semester-long elective…

Teaching & Learning Update

Our E-12 Director of Teaching & Learning, Steve Barratt, has recorded this message for our current families about the process for the return to face-to-face…

Staying Fit at Home

Thank you to Sam Norton for this article and demonstration video about staying fit at home. During these unusual times of isolation it’s important for…

Friends’ Community COVID-19 Update

My deepest hope is that this letter finds you and your family healthy and well. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is causing tremendous upheaval…

Thank you to The Friends’ School Old Scholars’ Association

At the 50+ Summer Lunch on Sunday 1 March, Mary Woolnough (Steven) (1969) and Lucy Loney (Ogilvie) (1988) shared a speech with guests acknowledging and…

Inaugural FAC Representatives Meeting | 17 February 2020

We are delighted to announce that the inaugural Alumni Community Representatives meeting was held on Monday 17 February 2020. The newly named Friends’ Alumni Community…

A New Approach for the Old Scholars’ Association

After a careful review by the Old Scholars’ Association, and in consultation with the School, a new approach for engagement with the Friends’ alumni community…

Postponed Alumni Events

As the School continues to follow the guidelines of the national and state public health authorities with respect to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), a number…

The Peter Underwood Peace & Justice Lecture postponed to 2021

As the School continues to follow the guidelines of the national and state public health authorities with respect to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), a number…