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Character written—Celebrating the history of The Hutchins School

Character Written: Celebrating the history of The Hutchins School

On 3 August 1846, The Hutchins School opened its doors at Ingle Hall, Macquarie Street under Headmaster Reverend J R Buckland. Hutchins was named in memory of Archdeacon William Hutchins who had spent many years championing the role of Anglican education in the colony.

Today, we celebrate our school’s 175th birthday through many exciting events with our community. We are also pleased to launch ‘Character Written’, our history website and walking story sites located around the School, which provides a glimpse into the School’s past. Visit to learn more.

Thank you to Hutchins staff Ms Katie Richardson (Communications and Records Officer) and Ms Margaret Mason-Cox (Archivist/Historian) for providing the content, and Kieran Bradley Design and Rebecca Skeers (Webmistress) for their design and production of this site which will be added to over many years to come. Vivit Post Funera Virtus.

To learn more about the opportunities we provide for boys to become their best, contact our Enrolments Assistant, submit an online Enquiry form or phone 03 6221 4236. We encourage you to book a tour with our Registrar as this is the best way to see our School in action. Read more…