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Gunnedah Music Eisteddfod last weekend great results.

Farrer students Sean Gander and Brae Hinchcliffe attended the Gunnedah Music Eisteddfod last weekend and came home with some great results.Sean had a three big days at the Gunnedah Music Eisteddfod. He has played 6 solos on the piano taking away the Primary Pianist Award and was one of the finalist in the Secondary pianist section. Brae performed two piano solos on Saturday and gained a placing in the the category "Popular Entertainment Piano Solo - 12 years & under"


The North West Open Boys Rugby Union side met in Bathurs

The North West Open Boys Rugby Union side met in Bathurst on Tuesday, May 14th for a 3 day Championship round. The team came out with Second in State which is a phenomenal achievement and a North West record for Rugby Union.


Farrer Opens Football team played Armidale Secondary College in the regional semi-final.

Farrer Opens Football team played Armidale Secondary College in the regional semi-final on Friday.The whole team played very well and placed a lot of continual pressure on Armidale’s goal.After 2 quick goals Farrer was up 2 nil at half time and then scored another in the second half, but also missed many other chances.Reagan Popplewell using his superior speed, scored all three goals for Farrer in the decisive win.


CROSS COUNTRY CARNIVAL RESULTS

CROSS COUNTRY CARNIVAL RESULTS Parkes were crowned Cross Country Champions for a third consecutive year. Senior Champion - Matthew Rushbrook (Parkes)Senior Runner Up - Forbes Murdoch (Macarthur) / Simon Mattheus (Oxley)Junior Champion - Lachlan Mulligan (Parkes)Junior Runner Up - Ethan Walker (Peel)Staff took out the Staff v Captains Challenge 47-31. Toby McVey | Sport and Recreation Coordinator


Farrer 1st XIII played Holy Cross College in round 1 of the NRL school Boys Comp

Farrer 1st XIII played Holy Cross College in round 1 of the NRL school Boys Comp last week in Sydney. The boys tried hard right until the end but unfortunately went down 26-12 after being 12-12 at half time. Farrer 1st XIII are looking forward to round 2 which is held on 4th June against Central Coast Sports College.~ Mr Chris Train


Round 1 Stan Jones Tennis Competition

Farrer students Myles Manning, Curtis Parkinson, William Penberthy and Sam Savovski were victorious in round 1 of the Stan Jones Tennis comp against Gunnedah High yesterday. Well done to the team and to Mr Heitmeyer for coaching. We look forward to the next round!


Deputy Principal’s Student May Award

The award recipient for Term 2, Week 2 is Josh Lucas due to his exceptional performance across all areas within the HSIE faculty.The award recipient for Term 2, Week 3 is Orlando Follington for displaying consistent effort and a willingness to further his learning in Science.


Mother's Day at Farrer

Not all our boys were able to spend Mother’s Day at home. That didn’t stop them thinking of the important women in their lives as they spent the morning preparing something special for next time they see them.


Dubbo Prime Lamb Competition

Students James O’Brien, Jack Rees, Hayden Benson, Archie Crowe, Harrison Hine and Drew O’Connor represented Farrer at this year’s Dubbo Prime Lamb Hoof & Hook Competition and gained success.


Great Nundle Dog Race

Last Sunday a group of boys volunteered their time to support Nundle Public School at the ‘Great Nundle Dog Race’.


Yamba Fishing Trip

It was a bad day to be a fish in Yamba last weekend. The rain and wind didn’t stop our boys from having an epic time on the water Saturday morning.


Farrer at Greater Western Rugby

A group of Farrer students participated in the Greater Western Rugby League Trials in Coonabarabran on Friday, May 3rd. The students who attended were Ted Haire, Preston Latham, Ollie Sawyer, Darcy Weatherall, Lance Latham, Luke Jeffreys, Dustin Wyrzykowski, Harrison Thrift, Leif Deitrich, Lachlan Hawkins, and Jordan Hamlin.


Community Spirit at Farrer - Rotary Park

Last Saturday, Farrer General Assistant Brad Hoad brought a group of senior Farrer boys to help assemble the second backboard on the Rotary Calala Park half basketball court.


Farrer Principal On Tour

Our Principal Clint Gallagher has been spotted travelling to Walgett recently with few photo moments along the way at Burren Junction and Rowena Public Schools.


New Zealand Rugby Union

The first week of the holidays saw a team of Year 11 and 12 students take off to New Zealand to represent Farrer in Rugby Union.


Term 1 and Holiday Highlights

Congratulations to the following Farrer students on their individual achievements during term 1 and over the school holiday period. We thank parents and carers for sharing these stories with us.


ANZAC Day March 2024

Farrer took part in ANZAC Day marches around the state this year to great community feedback. Farrer takes pride in its marching each year and we were delighted to see wonderful community engagement.


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.



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