Tara Anglican School for Girls
Masons Drive, North Parramatta
NSW 2151

Telephone: 02) 9630 6655
Fax: 02) 9683 6297

Email: tara@tara.nsw.edu.au

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The role of the Publications Office at Tara is to highlight the many achievements of our girls and community through a number of timely publications. We understand the importance of home school communication and aim to share this in a variety of means to parents, students, staff and the wider community. Some of Tara's printed publications include:

Annual Report

A NSW Board of Studies document that features "top-line" information about the strategic imperatives of the school, goals achieved and future plans. It also contains the HSC accomplishments of our students and staff together with financial information.
·The 2013 Annual Report is available to download in (low-res) PDF format here

Strategic Plan

Tara's Strategic Plan 2011-2015 has been worked on through 2010 by members of the Tara Council, staff and wider community. From 2011, all aspects of the Strategic Plan are being actioned with detailed strategies undertaken - it is an exciting future for Tara girls!

·Refreshed Strategic Plan 2013-2015 is available to download in PDF format here

·The Strategic Plan 2011-2015 is available to download in PDF format here

Building Brochure

For 116 years Tara has a tradition of innovation. We are now planning for the next 116. Discover what is Tara with information about our current building projects and plans for the future. Information is available to download in PDF format here

Tara Circle

A colour gloss magazine that features Tara's curriculum news with a strong focus on engaged students in our creative classrooms with their excellent teachers, latest community stories and news of Old Girls. From 2012, the Tara Circle will be circulated two times a year and posted to current families, Old Girls, past parents and future families.

Information Handbooks

An important collection of handbooks for new families to refer to which are divided into relevant sections: General Information, Junior School, Before and After School Care, Senior School, Boarding and Overseas Students. Families may download and print these handbooks at their convenience from the Tara Intranet.


This annual publication is a celebration of our students' and staff achievements. This colour magazine is circulated to current students and staff. Old Girls may also request a copy.


This fortnightly school newsletter is distributed during Term time and contains timely news on events and achievements of our students and staff. Important community notices and dates also feature.

Tara Threads

This is a publication of research completed by Tara staff that focusses on girls' educational issues. There are two editions each year and is edited by staff member, Sue van Zuylen.

·The November 2012 issue is available to download in PDF format here

·The May 2012 issue is available to download in PDF format here

·The November 2011 issue is available to download in PDF format here

In producing these publications, Tara hopes to strengthen relationships and contact between the school and its community, which includes current students, staff and families, as well as the Parents & Friends Association, Tara Old Girls Association, Past Parents Association and the Tara Foundation.

For more information or to submit material for these publications, please contact our Publications Editor, Eileen Opilas, via email

Tara NewsFor Tara News archives, please visit the Tara Intranet (login and password required).