The Friends' School
The Friends’ School is an independent, not-for-profit School that seeks every day to reflect the Purpose and Concerns statement. It thrives on an intrinsic spirit of warmth and friendliness, and strong community atmosphere reflects the intentions of the founding Quakers whose original vision for the School in 1887 was education for spiritual and intellectual growth. Friends’ is proud of academic results, varied curriculum and co-curricular opportunities, but it is prouder of the students. The Institute has a commitment to service, to equity of relationships, and to fostering independent and creative thinking.
The School has a long association with welcoming international students to community. It is one of only two schools in Tasmania to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, and as one of the leading academic schools in Australia. As a coeducational School for over 125 years, sees considerable value in having students study from different cultures and parts of the globe. It ensures that the international students can maximise their opportunities to immerse fully in it’s community and improve their English. The pastoral care system is very strong as recognises that students are individuals, whose personal interests should be nurtured to assist their best academic outcomes.
The Friends’ School is based in Hobart, Tasmania which has a worldwide reputation as a clean, safe and beautiful capital city, making it the perfect study destination. The vibrant, diverse city of Hobart is a charming combination of traditional and modern.
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