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8 12, 2023


2023-12-08T12:37:05+11:008 December, 2023|Categories: Junior School, Middle School, Senior School|

Avoid the January Back to School rush!

Top up on your uniform requirements now or book your appointment here.

A reminder that from the beginning of Term One:

  • Year 2 students are required to wear formal uniform
  • Year 4 students are required to wear a blazer
  • Year 6 students have a change of sock!

The last day to drop in your uniform items for second-hand sales will be 14 December 2023.  All items must be presented in good/very good condition. Items that have not been laundered or are not the current style will not be accepted.

Uniform items can be purchased […]

8 12, 2023


2023-12-08T12:46:23+11:008 December, 2023|Categories: Middle School, Senior School|

Ten excited student delegates from Years 7 to 9 and two staff members (Leigh Cordell and Evie Burk) are enjoying Whanganui Collegiate School in New Zealand, host of the Round Square Junior Conference.

As part of a pre-conference tour, students explored the city of Wellington, commencing with an experience at Weta Cave. Here, students learnt about all things film and special effects from the company behind the props and costumes of the Lord of the Rings. Students then experienced the famous Wellington Cable Car before exploring the Te Papa Museum, including exhibits on the WW1 Gallipoli […]

7 12, 2023


2023-12-08T12:37:12+11:007 December, 2023|Categories: Junior School, Middle School, Senior School|

We are pleased to provide a community news section in our news highlighting events in the wider Launceston community that may be of interest to families. Included this week:

  • Rhythmic Gymnastics Camp – ages 4 to 18 years
  • Soccer – Female pathway summer program – Under 9 to Under 16
  • Just Swim School Holiday Program

Go to community news

1 12, 2023


2023-12-01T12:10:12+11:001 December, 2023|Categories: Junior School|

Walk to School Day!

This morning a wave of walkers were seen setting the pace along Elphin Road from City Park, to raise awareness of the benefits of physical activity by ‘walking to school’!  Thank you to families and staff for their support, encouragement and effort to make a positive difference!

A Connected Community

In the coming days, the Junior School students are excited to welcome families and special guests into their learning world for end of year celebrations.  These moments are a chance to show gratitude for the support from our dedicated staff and supportive parents to […]

1 12, 2023


2023-12-01T11:25:16+11:001 December, 2023|Categories: Senior School|

Year 9 Briggs and Fox Community Service Week

I have had the great pleasure of being part of the Year 9 Briggs and Fox House Community Service Week. The focus of this week has been for our students to develop and understand how they can contribute to the community in which they study, live and play. To be of service to others.

On Monday, we had an engaging session with Bri Good, College Medic and Ambulance Tasmania Paramedic, looking at basic resuscitation and various activities on campus including writing personalised Christmas cards to all the residents at […]

1 12, 2023


2023-12-01T11:05:12+11:001 December, 2023|Categories: Middle School, Senior School|


Our Senior First Girls Cricket team has won the SATIS statewide girls cricket competition with a convincing win against St Patrick’s College. Congratulations to the team and all its support staff on a great season.

Ali Foot
Head of Sport


Last month, Year 7 student, Solly Boyle returned from a two-week West Ham United Soccer Development Tour in the United Kingdom. Solly was selected at a talent ID camp first here in Northern Tasmania, invited to the National camp on the Gold Coast, and from that camp […]

24 11, 2023


2023-11-24T10:47:28+11:0024 November, 2023|Categories: Junior School|

The week of sounds and sights around Elphin!

Around and throughout the Elphin Campus this week there has been plentiful evidence of learning in action!  The Year 3 Bike Education program, led by our HPE staff, highlighted the courage and determination from our Year 3 students as they learnt more about road safety with their bikes and also skills for lifelong benefits.  The Elphin Campus ‘highways’, ‘streets’ and ‘avenues’ provided many great moments for our students to display their skills and bike handling ability.

A highlight this week was to see and listen to the Summer Concerts from our Year 4 and […]

24 11, 2023


2023-11-24T13:03:26+11:0024 November, 2023|Categories: Middle School, Senior School|


This weekend we will have six teams competing in the Basketball Tasmania Northern High Schools Tournament. There are 4 boys and 2 girls teams across two divisions. These are combined teams of Year 7/8 and Year 9/10 students. We would like to take this opportunity to thank those staff, coaches and parents who will be assisting with these teams over the weekend. This competition is part of a state-wide event being held this weekend in each of the North, North West and Southern regions. The top three teams from each Division 1 competition in each region will then meet for […]