Members of the Launceston Grammar Community,
I’m writing to communicate the details of some
important changes soon to take place at Launceston Church Grammar School.
Stephen Norris will conclude his role as
Headmaster in December 2017. Over 15 successful years, Stephen has contributed
enormously to the stability, culture and reputation for excellence of one of
Australia’s oldest and most prestigious schools.
Despite challenging economic conditions in
Northern Tasmania, student numbers have remained strong. 2017 enrolments are at
optimal levels across most year groups, and the school is in a positive
Launceston Grammar students achieve consistently
competitive TCE results, staff morale is high, and the School’s student
population is diverse, inclusive and tolerant. The School enjoys deep
relationships with its graduates, and strong philanthropic support for
Launceston Grammar reflects the commitment and respect of the Launceston
The School’s position of strength offers the
right conditions for transition, and I am confident that Launceston Grammar’s
enviable reputation will attract appropriately qualified applicants eager to
help write the next chapter in our great School’s history. The process of
recruiting Stephen’s successor is in its early stages, and I welcome interest
from those seeking information on this vacancy.
Chairman, Launceston Church Grammar School