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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…

Postponed or Cancelled 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 of…

Friends’ Students sail to Victory

Congratulations to the Taz Racing team, the new SB20 Australian Champions! Current Friends’ students Ed Reid and Harry Gregory, along with Friends’ Alumni Will Sargent…

My Friendly Valentine

Happy Valentines Day! The Friends’ School has always aimed to foster an inclusive and caring community, with many of our alumni expressing how many good…

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…

Living In Community

Principal’s Address for End of Year Gathering 2019 Living in Community has always been central to Quakerism. While all Schools strive to be in community,…

Design Tasmania Awards 2019

Congratulations to our very own Jane Bamford (Art & Ceramics Aide) for winning the Design for Impact award at the Design Tasmania Awards 2019.Jane has…