Welcome to Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School: Australia’s only selective agricultural day and boarding high school for boys,
developing wide open minds in wide open spaces.
Your son's journey with us is more than an education, it’s an experience!
Farrer is proud of its reputation for developing respectful young men with career ready work ethics and meaningful pathways to
employment or further education.
Your Farrer son will embody Confidence, Character and Community.
Wide open minds in wide open spaces!
Farrer’s outstanding campus is situated on 191 hectares of prime agricultural land in Tamworth NSW, and delivers a broad curriculum
in a dynamic and unique learning environment.
Take a tour through our school and you will be impressed by what we have to offer.
Term 4 2023
Boarders return 3.30pm Sunday 8th October
Lessons resume - Monday 9th October
Leave Weekend - Friday 10th November
Concludes - Friday 15th December
Term 1 2024
Boarders return 3.30pm Wed 31st January
Lessons resume - Thursday 1st February
Leave Weekend - Friday 29th March
Concludes - Friday 12th April
Term 2 2024
Boarders return 3.30pm Monday 29th April
Lessons resume - Tuesday 30th April
Leave Weekend - Friday 7th June
Concludes - Friday 5th July
Term 3 2024
Boarders return 3.30pm Monday 22nd July
Lessons resume - Tuesday 23rd July
Leave Weekend - Friday 23rd August
Concludes - Friday 27th September
8:50am - 3:15pm
8:30am-4:00pm weekdays, during school terms
After Hours Duty Office (Boarding)3:30pm until 11:00pm daily, during school terms
7:00am to 11:00pm daily, during school terms
On call for emergencies thereafter
Tuesday 8:30am to 1:30pm
Thursday 11:00am to 4:00pm
during school terms or extended at other times as advertised.
Charities we support
World's Greatest Shave (2007-2023) $326,649
Movember (2009-2023) $72,205
Biggest Morning Tea (2007-2023) $18,875
Red Cross (2007-2019) $54,239
Red Shield Appeal (2007-2019) $63,930
Plus many other minor fundraising activities, including the RSPCA, Jeans for Genes, Aussie Farmers, RU OK Day, Do it for Dolly, Westpac Rescue Helicopter, McGrath Foundation and various Cancer Council appeals.