Goodstart Early Learning Calala Visit

Last week, Farrer Yr 9 Rite Journey students welcomed our little visitors from Goodstart Early Learning Calala.

Annual Staff vs Student Oztag battle

The annual Staff vs Student Oztag battle kicked off, both teams braving the heat and sunshine for an intense game.

Farrer First XI Hockey are the State Champions!

After 2 gruelling and hard-fought games yesterday, Farrer proceeded to challenge Parkes High School in today's NSW State Hockey Championships Grand Final.

Annual Farrer Rugby Ball

The second year of the Annual Farrer Rugby Ball was a great success with players, parents, partners and coaches dressing up for a night of fun and awards.

Farrer U16s Grand Final

Farrer U16s are champions at the NW Regional Youth U16 Premiers Cup Grand Final held 1 September 2023.

Farrer Boarder Mindfulness Activities

Mindfulness activities are incorporated into the students Weekend Activities Program each Term.

Farrer U14s Grand Final

Farrer U14s came out against Moree in the North West Regional Youth Rugby U14s Grand final held Friday 1 Sep.

School Support Recognition Week

Today, we thanked our Non-Teaching staff with a special morning tea to celebrate and acknowledge the important role they play within our Farrer Community.

2023 Rugby Season

The 2023 Rugby season has come to an end and we have a series of exciting news to report.

Farrer Ram Sale 2023

Congratulations to Year 10 Wool Science students who have been actively involved in the direction and management of the White Suffolk stud throughout the year.

Farrer Farming Experiences

Every month, a group of retired farmers gather to share stories on farming experiences and Australian agriculture organised by Michael Collins, NSW Farmers’ regional services manager for the northern region.

Book Week 2023

There was lots of fun and hilarity to be had by all that participated Book Week. Thank you to William Hamel, Alex Bomford, Harrison Mills and Hamish Craig who volunteered to help supervise and run the games on Wednesday and helped make the event run smoothly.

Legacy Day 2023

On Friday 1 September, 19 Farrer students from the SRC and Year 10 participated in fundraising for Tamworth Legacy during Legacy Week.

2023 HSC Industrial Technology Major Projects

On Tuesday 29th August, marking of the Year 12 HSC Industrial Technology Major Projects was conducted by NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). This process involves external markers appraising the student’s production of a Major Project and a supporting Folio document which outlined the design development, related research, and management of their Major Project.

An Old Boy Trip Down Memory Lane

Last week, Mark Glover and his wife Derely visited Farrer to reminisce Mark’s father Kenneth Glover who attended Farrer from 1942-1945 as a boarder.

Student In The Spotlight - Harry Mamone

Congratulations to Farrer student Harry Mamone who gained a Certificate of Excellence at the 2023 WorldSkills Australia National Championships.

Inaugural Farrer Robotics Tournament

Eight Farrer teams competed in our first robotics tournament today. The boys worked hard and managed to put some solid scores up, but were outclassed by some outstanding teams.

Farrer at AgQuip 2023

It’s another beautiful day at AgQuip! We are very excited to meet new families and catch up with a few old faces.

Farrer Students volunteering in the Community

Farrer student Cooper Hunt was honoured to deliver the Acknowledgement to Country at the NSW VET review as part of the Bush Summit held in Tamworth Friday 11th August.

Year 9 elective Visual Arts

The Year 9 elective Visual Arts class trekked across to Armidale’s New England Regional Art Museum to view the UNE Student Art Prize exhibition and accompanying exhibitions on Tuesday the 8th August.

School Sport Australia Hockey Championships

Farrer students, Jack Marshall (Yr 11) and Blake Scicluna (Yr 10) represented NSW in the School Sport Australia Hockey Championships last week and came away with a Silver medal.

National Indigenous Tennis Carnival

Smiles all round after winning the Gold Medal in the National Indigenous Tennis Carnival for Farrer Students Ben Goodwin and Jayden Budda Deen who were part of the NSW team.

Behind the Scenes of a Classroom

Some of our dedicated staff participated in a Quality Teaching Round (QTR). QTR aims to build teacher capacity through a framework from which to commence analytical conversations.

A great day launching Rockets

A great day launching rockets as part of our Yr.11 study into Kinematics and Dynamics. We had a 100% success rate with all rockets returning safely to Earth either with a parachute or a streamer.

Breeza Station Excursion

Year 11 Agriculture students had the opportunity to visit Breeza Station for their ‘Farm Case Study’ unit, providing them with the chance to study and experience first-hand a modern, operating cropping and grazing business.

City 2 Surf 2023

Over the weekend 28 boys travelled to Sydney for the City2Surf 2023.

Yr 12 Engineering Airport Visit

On Tuesday 8th August the Year 12 Engineering class had an exciting day at Tamworth airport looking at facilities and aircraft that related to our focus area of Aerodynamics.

Student In The Spotlight - Will Hamel

Congratulations to Farrer Year 11 student Will Hamel on his successful application to the University of Sydney Year 11 Regional Residential Program.

Visual Arts Archibald Prize Presentation

On Friday the 4th August, elective Visual Arts students in Years 10, 11 and 12 had the opportunity to engage with a regional connect learning session organised by the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Student In The Spotlight - Ben Cunningham

Ben Cunningham and his family attended the exhibition opening for the UNE Student Art Prize “Let’s Hang It” exhibition on Friday 28th July.