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Exceptional 2022 International Baccalaureate Results

The Friends’ School wishes to congratulate our 2022 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students on their exceptional results. The 2022 IB results are a testament…

Youth Speak Out

Youth Speak Out is a yearly event celebrating and expressing themes of Reconciliation by the next generation. Students from Years 5 to 12 are encouraged…

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.…

2022 My Place Competition

During term 4, our Where we are in place and time inquiry focused on historical perspective and we explored Nadia Wheatley’s My Place book. Our…

2022 Exceptional 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…

TCE and IB Art Exhibition 2022

At the opening of our TCE & IB Art Exhibition on Thursday 3 November, the Visual Art Prize was awarded to Stella Yu and May…

VET Kitchen Operations Dinner

One of the highlights on the Clemes calendar is the VET Kitchen Operations dinner where students showcase their creativity and food preparation skills by preparing a gourmet three course meal for…

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…

Mary Stanfield Public Speaking Competition 2022

The Mary Stanfield Public Speaking Competition was held on Monday 24 October, with alumnus and former staff member, Mark Nicholson, as a guest Judge. The…

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…

Year 11 IB Core Days Reflection

By Ruby Scully (Year 11) The IB core is the essence that guides all our learning. Composed of the Extended Essay (EE), Theory of Knowledge…

Peter Jones Peace Prize 2022

The Peter Jones Peace Prize is an annual English Faculty writing competition that takes place in the High School. It was created in honour of…

Jean Yeates Writing Prize 2022

Jean Yeates, after whom this prize was named, was a former staff member at the School. She was born in 1916 and lived to be…

What Matters? Tasmania: Double Honour for Zoe & Friends’

by Nadine Frick On July 29, the Department of Education Tasmania organised and hosted the state awards ceremony for the 2022 What Matters? Tasmania Writing…

Success in the Ethics Olympiad

By Ben Felstead, Teacher of Philosophy & Theory of Knowledge On May 6th, five Friends’ students from Years 10 and 12 (Ellie Huxtable, Tarcin Marriott,…

Crunching Numbers

By Jason McDonald, Head of Mathematics In the world of Mathematics at The Friends’ School we have many co-curricular options for our students, from the…

2022 Simpson Prize Competition | Runner-up – Tasmania

The Simpson Prize is a national essay competition open to all Years 9 and 10 students in Australia, that focuses on the legacy of ANZAC.…

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…