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Mother And Sons Dinner 2024

An evening to remember... Year 12 Mother and Son Dinner Thursday 11 April 2024


ANZAC Day Assembly 2024

Farrer students gathered for one final marching practice followed by an assembly for ANZAC Day this morning. This year's theme Remembering Indigenous Service was presented by Zak Power, Rex Barwick and Tom Gwalter with Jack Herden on the bugle performing The Last Post.


Farrer First VII Water Polo

Farrer’s First VII Water Polo team travelled to Newcastle on Wednesday and Thursday 4/5 April to contest the Water Polo State Knockout.


Year 8 Science Flower Dissection

Today in Miss Bishop’s Year 8 science class, students explored the different structures in pink lilies through a flower dissection.


Under 14s Coleman Shield Cricket

Lachlan Mason and Lachlan Swain, who passionately and enthusiastically shared their victory in March at the school assembly.


NSWCHSSA Under 15 Touch Football Championships

Daniel Rushbrook, Kobhan Nean and Lewis Crough all represented Farrer and North West at the NSWCHSSA Under 15 Touch Football Championships in Mudgee last week


Elective Visual Arts Gallery Visit

On Monday the 25th March, Farrer Visual Arts elective students were fortunate to have an opportunity to visit the Tamworth Regional Gallery to view their current Art Express exhibition.


Deputy Principal's Award Term 1 Week 9

The award recipient for Term 1, Week 9 is Oliver Wilson. The award recipient for Term 1, Week 10 is Leif Dietrich.


Farrer Year 7 Opportunity Hub

Farrer Year 7 students welcomed Sam, Matty, and Latrell from the Tamworth Local Aboriginal Land Council’s Opportunity Hub, who conducted a story telling program at the school.


Farrer Year 7 Cricket Competition

On Friday 22 March, the Year 7 Cricket competition ended with a round of finals.


Under 15s and 17s Water Polo

Congratulations to the Farrer Under 15s and 17s Water Polo teams, victorious in the all-Farrer Grand Finals last Saturday.


Farrer 2024 Swimming Carnival

The annual Farrer twilight swimming carnival was held on Wednesday 27th March with the house captains starting the first race, setting a spirited tone for the rest of the carnival.


Farrer Year 11 'Just a Farmer' Private Screening

On Friday 22 March, Year 11 were treated to a private screening of ‘Just a Farmer’ at Forum 6 Cinemas in Tamworth to support our very own superstar Oliver Overton.


North West Swimming Championships

Last Tuesday 18 students competed at the North west Swimming Championships. Our 13, 14 and 15 years relay teams won and qualified for the NSW CHS Swimming Championships next term.


Stage 4 Science and Engineering Challenge

On Wednesday 20th March, the Year 8.1 Science class ventured to the TRECC to compete in the Stage 4 day of the Science and Engineering Challenge.


Harmony Day 2024

Today marks Australia's Harmony Day, a significant occasion dedicated to honoring the cultural diversity within our nation.


Deputy Principal’s Award Week 7+8

The award recipient for Term 1, Week 7 is Seamus Ryan.The award recipient for Term 1, Week 8 is Sebastian Burrows


Stage 5 Science and Engineering Challenge

Farrer showcased their STEM skills at the Science and Engineering Challenge for Stage 5 at the TRECC on the 19th March.


Congratulations Will Hamel

Congratulations to Farrer Year 12 student Will Hamel who won the Tamworth Region Lion Youth of the Year Public Speaking Competition last weekend.


Bush To Beach

Students travelled to Copacabana this weekend to complete their Bush To Beach Surf Rescue Certificate.


Water Polo NSW Championship

Farrer had 11 students representing Tamworth at the Water Polo NSW Junior Country Club Championship which was held in Tamworth over the first weekend of March 2024.


Year 7 and 11 Peer Support

Year 11 mentors have recently begun leading the Peer Support program with Year 7 students on Friday mornings during roll call.


Pi Day 2024

Pi day celebration at Farrer began at assembly this morning with some Pi number recital fun.


Year 10 and 11 Health Careers Forum

Year 10 and 11 students took part in the Health Careers Forum organised by the University of Newcastle.


Year 11 & 12 Visual Arts Art Express Webinar

Year 11 and 12 Visual Arts students were fortunate to gain insight into the Art Gallery of New South Wales Art Express exhibition through a webinar last friday.


Deputy Principal’s Student in the Spotlight Award - Term 1, Week 5+6

The award recipient for Term 1, Week 5 is Jack Southwell for his consistent application and a positive attitude in English. The award recipient for Term 1, Week 6 is Archie Allan for his sustained effort for this semester - both in class and at home in Mathematics.


Farrer in the North West Basketball Team

Congratulations to Farrer students Riley Williams, Oliver Blinman, Charlie Whale and Paddy Roods for making the NorthWest Basketball team with Ned Hagon named as a reserve.


Farrer Open Day 2024

We were excited to welcome our enthusiastic young visitors and their families to our annual Farrer Open Day.


Tamworth Show Junior Judging Event

Several Year 7 students had the opportunity to compete in the Junior Judging event at the 2024 Tamworth Show.


WGS - The Countdown is On!

On Tuesday 5th March, the Farrer community will bid for a chance to shave the head of their chosen auction item.



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