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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…

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…

Clemes Pathway Evening

Thank you to all our staff and students who presented at the Year 11 & 12 Pathways Information Evening and to those who tuned in…

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…

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…

SSATIS Swimming Carnival Results

Our Friends’ School SSATIS swimming team had a great day overall winning 4 shields at the carnival held on Wednesday 11 March 2020. The team…