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Classes of 2003 and 2013 Reunions

On Saturday 9 September, we welcomed back alumni from the Class of 2003 (20 Year out) and Class of 2013 (10 Year out) to their…

2024 Head Student Announcement

We are so pleased to introduce our new Head Students for 2024, Eve Cooper and Charlie Bradford! Eve has been at The Friends’ School since…

Isabella Shackcloth (2020) Law Student and Radio Producer

Isabella Shackcloth has been back in Hobart recently, working as a freelance radio producer for ABC Hobart on the statewide mornings program. Based in Sydney…

Update from Roberta MacLeod (Class of 1987)

Roberta MacLeod (1987) Horse trainer, adventurer and Associate Lecturer Roberta MacLeod has been around horses for as long as she can remember – and she’s…

Jean Yeates Writing Prize 2023

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…

Madagascar the Musical

The Friends’ School Years 5-8 students presented Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 June. They worked incredibly hard, and…

Art2Words Writing Prize 2023

The Art2Words writing prize is an annual Friends’ School writing competition, based upon the Ancient Greek practice of ekphrasis: responding to an art work in…

Class of 1973 50 Year Reunion

On Saturday 27 May, we welcomed back the Class of 1973 to school for a tour, followed by dinner at The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania.…

The Friends’ School Announces New Principal

The Friends’ School is pleased to announce Esther Wilkes Hill as the new Principal, commencing in January 2024. Esther brings with her years of experience…

2023 Simpson Prize Competition

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

Community Appreciation Day and Reopening of the WN Oats 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.…

50+ Alumni Reunion

On Sunday 26 February, the School held its annual 50+ Alumni reunion at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania for those who are 50 years…

2022 Clemes Academic Awards Evening

Thank you to everyone who attended (either in-person or virtually) the Clemes Awards Afternoon held at The Farrall Centre on Thursday 2 February 2023. It…

Deputy Head of Campus Announcements

Prior to the holiday, Deputy Principal Shaun O’Rourke announced that Lindy Gannon will assume the new Head of Campus role for Years 7 & 8,…

2022 Exceptional TCE & IB Results

We are proud of all of our 2022 graduates, their remarkable results and all that they have achieved during their time with The Friends’ School. …

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…

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…

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…