Community Matters

Don’t miss out! Bookings close Friday for Oaks Day at Yarra Glen Races!

Celebrate Oaks Day with our community at the Yarra Glen Races. This event is open to friends and family from our parent, past parent and past student communities. 

Dress to impress and watch the races from the Tintern Grammar Marquee whilst enjoying a complimentary drink and canapés on arrival. Oaks Day is more than just the races with Eastland Fashions and live music all day.

WHEN: Thursday 8 November 2018 at 12:00pm

LOCATION: Yarra Glen Racecourse, Armstrong Grove, Yarra Glen, Victoria

COST: $35 per person
This includes race day admission, drink and canapés on arrival.

Book via Trybooking:

ENQUIRIES: All enquiries can be directed to Di Lacey and Tegan Martin 03 9845 7877 or

Spring Garden Tour 2018 – A wonderful day out!

An incredible day was had by all at the 2018 Spring Garden Tour. A special thank you to Lisa Vecchio, who coordinated the entire day once again and opened her own garden for a guided tour.

Thank you also to George and Pat at Como Gardens who let us tour their wonderful property. Lunch at Mist @ Olinda was delicious, enjoyed overlooking the Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens.

Thank you to the following sponsors who made generous donations to the Garden Tour:

Bakers Delight Ferntree Plaza Shopping Centre
Bakers Delight Kilsyth 
Branch Out Nursery
Canterbury Road Flower Gallery
Country Life Publishing
Fernwood Fitness – Chirnside Park
Ferrari Formal Hire
Heathmont Flowers
Next Media (Gardening Australia Magazine)
Officeworks Bayswater
Seasol International Pty. Ltd.
SM Hair Cottage
The Conservatory Café
The Cuckoo Restaurant 
The Little Flower Shoppe
Ventura Bus Lines

Munch with the Musos – Book your tickets now!

Join us for the 2018 Munch with the Musos on Sunday 25 November, 10AM – 12.30PM, in CM Wood Centre.

Select here to buy your tickets now!

Volunteer Thank You Evening

Thursday 29 November, 7.00 – 8:30PM, Year 9 Courtyard

Join us at this special evening on Thursday 29 November to celebrate and recognise the valuable contributions of our parent and community volunteers.  Book your ticket here!


Volunteers Needed – 2019 Giant Fair

The Fair committee are busily preparing for next year’s Giant Fair on Saturday 30 March 2019 and today we are looking for parent volunteers to be year level coordinators of the following stalls (please note: year levels listed are 2019 year level):

  • Year 1 – Cappuccino
  • Year 2 – Craft Activities
  • Year 3 – Cakes
  • Year 8 – Secondhand Clothes
  • Year 9 – Plants
  • Year 11 – Sausage / Hamburger Sizzle
  • Year 11 – Ice Creams & Roving Choc Tops
  • Year 12 – Devonshire Tea

Please email the Fair Committee to let them know you’re interested in being a stall coordinator.

The following stalls have already been allocated (thanks to our great coordinators!):

  • Pre-Loved Toys & Sports Gear – ELC
  • Show Bags – Prep
  • Corn / Hot Dogs – Year 4
  • Baked Potatoes – Year 5
  • Fairy Floss – Year 6
  • Hot Roast Rolls – Year 7
  • Drinks & Snow Cones –Year 7
  • Donuts – Year 8
  • Rides Booth – Year 9
  • Secondhand Books –Year 10
  • Hot Chips – Year 10
  • Year 12 – Chicken Skewers

If you are keen to be involved in any way, please email your expression of interest to, or contact Community Relations on 9845 7877.

Community Committee Dates 

  • Tintern Parent Group (TPG) –Next meeting: Thursday 8 November 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage Co-Presidents: Haidee Wallace and Leeza Crowe
  • Friends of Music (FOM) – Next Meeting: Wednesday 14 November 7pm CM Wood Common Room President: Tim Oldmeadow
  • Friends of Young Farmers (FOYF) – Next Meeting: Early 2019 TBA President: Jonathan Cross
  • Fair Committee – Next Meeting: Tuesday 13 November 2018 7.30pm CM Wood Common Room Fair Convenor: Amanda McKenzie
  • Friends of Equestrian (FOE) – Next Meeting: Tuesday 13 November 2018 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage President:Henrik Qvist

Community Group Fundraising

Entertainment Book – Get yours now!

Remember it isn’t too late to purchase your Entertainment Book Membership! For a limited time they are offering free postage of the books.

Filled with up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers for the most popular restaurants, attractions, shopping, travel and more. The book is current from purchase until the end of May 2019.

With many new offers and all the old favourites the value of this book is incredible!

Please click here to order your 2018/2019 Entertainment book from Tintern Grammar. Books can be collected from Main Reception, or instantly purchase and access a digital membership which can then be used on two separate devices.

Please contact Community Relations on 9845 7877 for further information.

All proceeds raised go towards the fundraising for the TPG for 2018.

Tintern Grammar Photo Albums – Protect your School Photos!

Protect your child’s school photos with a stunning Tintern Photo Album. The TPG is offering beautiful quality made customised ‘buckram’ binders for only $72. The albums are Navy, featuring the school crest and name printed in silver on the front cover and come complete with 10 transparent sheet inserts.

The albums are great for storing:
– The official school photos
– Certificates
– NAPLAN and ICAS results
– Sports and performer ribbons
– Artwork
– Programs from concerts, sports days and special assemblies
– Photos
– Newsletter clippings
– Your own scrapbook creations (as the pages are 30cm x 30cm standard scrapbook size)

In fact, if you think of it like a filing cabinet of memories, over the years it builds up into quite a treasure! Samples can be viewed in the uniform shop and all orders are now taken at this link through trybooking

Once you have placed your order, please take your confirmation to the Uniform Shop to collect your Album and/or extra pages.



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