From Little Things Big Things Grow

For 16 years she's been the face our smallest students have come to love and trust, and it would appear Jo Darbyshire still has a lot more to offer Fairholme Kindy. After spending this year working with the Queensland Curriculum Assessment Authority, Jo is looking forward to the roll-out of a new Kindy Curriculum program in 2019. Read more ›

Boarder Angels

A 17 year old Boarder from Texas is hoping she can help other farms struggling through the drought. Asha Higgins lives on a farm in Texas and knows all too well the devastation occurring around the country, following years of drought. So she's putting the call out to all her fellow Boarders to take photos of their own farm, paint a picture or draw something that depicts what they're going through. The works will be framed and sold at Fairholme's Spring Fair to raise money for Drought Angels. Asha's story here… Read more ›

Parents Make A Pact

'We can literally be on the other side of the world and with a quick click we can shut her device, or a specific app, down. We love this feature, our daughter not so much.' Fairholme Mum, Helen Lange, shares the benefits of new parental apps, OurPact and Family Zone, and why, despite being labelled 'uncool' by her daughters, it is providing her and her husband with some peace of mind when it comes to cyber safety.  Read more ›

Back to The Bush

'Gemma is doing remarkably well up in WA. There is certainly a place for women on Stations, despite it traditionally being a male dominated industry. These girls are resilient, ethical and keen to work hard and learn.' Gemma Somerset graduated from Fairholme last year and is currently working at Yougawalla Pastoral Company in the Kimberley. She was recruited by Bush Recruitment, a business that is giving back to the bush. Read more ›

Painting A New Story

Year 12 Student Meg Hansen has discovered how to share her family stories through her own unique artwork. Now she's ready to move on to a new chapter, after the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery bought her work at Facets of Fairholme Art Exhibition, and was awarded one of the eight Artist Prizes at Opening Night. Read more ›

Tuckwell Scholarship

Today the Australian National University has publicly announced Tuckwell Scholarship winners. Fairholme's Head Girl, Ellie Randall is one of 25 Year 12 students across Australia, ten in Queensland to receive a Tuckwell Scholarship.  Read more ›