Introduction to Hutchins
The Hutchins School is located about five kilometres from the CBD of Hobart, Tasmania’s capital city, and twenty minutes from the Hobart airport. The main campus lies on the slopes of Mount Nelson, overlooking the picturesque River Derwent. Its facilities are extensive and include modern classrooms, science and computer laboratories, three libraries, a performing arts centre, a chapel and the student residence.
Hutchins has one turf cricket wicket, four turf cricket nets, three playing fields, a well-equipped gymnasium, two weights training rooms, one fully equipped rowing ergo training facility and six tennis courts. The School’s sail training boat Aurora is used for outdoor programs on the River Derwent, which also forms the backdrop for rowing events.
Hutchins is a founder-member of the International Coalition of Boys’ Schools and is a member of the Independent Schools of Tasmania. In 2013, The Hutchins School was granted membership of the Council of International Schools (CIS). The Headmaster is a member of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia.