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Principal’s Welcome Event- 2020

Date:January 6, 2020

Principal Paul Sjogren and the TAS teaching community would like to welcome all TAS parents, new and existing, to join


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Finals 2019

Date:August 26, 2019

The Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Finals were held in the Bishop Centre 22 August. Dedication, preparation and good sportsmanship


2019 Gala Concert | Friday 30 August

Date:August 5, 2019

No entry fee – all welcome.    


Junior School Variety Night 2019

Date:July 25, 2019

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Tickets now available for “Harry Potter & The Wizard of Oz” – 2019 Junior School Variety Night.


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships – Round 2 2019

Date:May 31, 2019

TAS Teams enjoyed excellent success in Round 2 of the FNQ Interschool Championships held on 28 May due to their


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2019

Date:March 12, 2019

It was great to see 294 students competing in Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships last


Principals Christmas Message

Date:December 17, 2019

Dear TAS Families As we come to the end of the year, we approach the time when Christians celebrate the


Principal’s Blog – “Round Square at Trinity Anglican School”

Date:November 26, 2019

An Overview of Round Square at Trinity Anglican School Historical perspective Round Square is an association of some 200+ schools


Principal’s Blog – “The Benefits of Coeducation”

Date:October 29, 2019

Trinity Anglican School – the Benefits of Coeducation Trinity Anglican School is an independent, coeducational school based on Christian values.


Principal’s Blog – “Sausage Factory” Schooling Model

Date:September 16, 2019

I recently had a terrific conversation with a university academic about the schooling model in Australia. Her view was very


Principal’s Blog – Quality Educators

Date:August 29, 2019

As educators, we are continually looking at ways of improving the learning outcomes of the students in our schools. At


Learning, Believing, Achieving – The School’s Role in Developing Social and Resilient People

Date:June 24, 2019

I was fortunate enough to listen to a podcast recently of Bernard Salt who presented to the Independent Schools State


P&F Association

Year 6 teacher, re-lives previous life as a top chef for the P&F Auction prize

Renowned Year 6 teacher Terry Reid re-lives his previous life as a top-grade chef with the assistance of leading chef Bill Keating and hostess (and WRJ teacher) Ms Kendall James to provide a culinary experience for TAS parents Steve and Louise Ford and their friends. The dinner was won as a 2019 P&F auction prize, and the seafood was generously donated by Max Pantacchini at Preston Fresh Seafood.

All in attendance, were treated to a 7 course degustation dinner which included the following dishes:

· Wasabi and avocado crab amuse bouche,

· Sydney Rock oyster with Bhut Jolokia (ghost chilli) Bloody Mary,

· Porcini and Gressingham duck breast ravioli,

· Calamari with scallop, black lip mussels and wild rice and a pomegranate glaze,

· coral trout and monkfish fillets with saffron scented tagliatelle and crusted local leader prawns,

· Burnt orange creme brulee with cointreau and mango sorbet,

· Whole baked King Island brie with raspberries, blackberries and blueberries.

P&F Auction Prize 2019

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TAS Gala Ball was a huge success

The “must attend” event of the year – the TAS Black Tie Gala Ball – was held on Saturday 26th October, 2019 at the Pullman International Hotel. 

This year’s theme was ‘reach for the stars’ and included entertainment from the string quartet and the Tall Poppies, a wonderful night was had by all.

Thank you to the TAS P&F Association for putting on such a fantastic event for the TAS community.

TAS Gala Ball 2019

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TAS P&F Projects

The Parents & Friends Association (P&F) is an essential and active member of the school community, forming a vital link between school and home. The P&F organises fundraising and social events throughout the school year to help raise funds to provide additional resources for TAS students.

 Over the past few years, the P&F have raised funds for the purchase of: 

  • Shade Sail WRJ ($20,000)
  • Student travel sponsorship WRS ($500)
  • Round Square Donation WRS ($500)
  • Playground KBJ ($45,000)
  • Portable Sound System x 2 WRJ/KBJ ($5,000)
  • Playground WRJ ($30,000)
  • 3 D Printers WRS ($10,000)
  • Spheros Class Set x 2 WRJ/KBJ ($2,000)
  • Bee bots class set x 2 WRJ/KBJ ($1000)
  • Ride on Cars (Road safety) ($1400)
  • Sporting equipment WRJ / KBJ ($1,100)
  • Handball Courts KBJ ($200)
  • Number Grid/Games Prep/Kindy area KBJ ($200)

Subcommittees of the P&F operate at White Rock and Kewarra Beach.

If you are interested in becoming involved in the P&F, application forms can be found below and should be completed and returned to the school, addressed to the P&F Secretary.

P&F Management Committee

  • President –  Sue Crocker.  
  • Vice President, TAS White Rock – Susan Swanston
  • Vice President, TAS Kewarra Beach Junior – James Coll
  • Secretary – Sarah Coll
  • Treasurer – Robert Gale
  • White Rock Junior Representative – currently vacant
  • White Rock Senior Representative – Susan Swanston
  • Kewarra Beach Representative – Courtney Willliams


Key Points from Meeting - 3 April 2019
Everyone Can Help - Just One Thing
P&F Member Application Form (for non-parent/guardians)
P&F Constitution
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