Community Matters

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!

Community Event – Oaks Day at Yarra Glen Races!

The inaugural Tintern Grammar Community Celebration Day was a great success last Thursday as current, past and future families and friends joined us for Oaks Day at the Yarra Glen Races!

As you can see everyone dressed to impress, and we even had a member of the Tintern community place second in the Eastland Fashions on the Field competition! View the full photo gallery

Thank you to those who attended this event. We look forward to running a Community Celebration Day in 2019!

Munch with the Musos – Book your tickets now!

Don’t miss out on your ticket to the 2018 Munch with the Musos on Sunday 25 November, 10AM – 12.30PM, in the CM Wood Centre.

Select here to buy your tickets now!

Tintern Parents Group – supporting our Community

Thank you to the incredible group of volunteers on the Tintern Parents Group Committee, and to all those who have supported their incredible events in 2018. Whether supporting as a volunteer or an attendee some of the highlights from this year include:

  • Movie Under the Stars
  • Trivia Night
  • Spring Garden Tour
  • Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Stalls
  • Fundraising such as the Photo Albums, Mangos, Entertainment Books etc.

This year the TPG were proud to support a number of causes within Tintern and within our wider community. The Junior School boys and girls had a bush dance to farewell Term 2, enjoying the sounds of the Blackberry Jam Bush Band, which was sponsored by the TPG. The Trivia Night also raised much needed funds for the Anglicare Missions.


Do you live on a main road in the Maroondah, Yarra Valley, Knox or Manningham area?

Would you be willing for us to put an advertising sign in your front yard to help promote our Fair?

If so, please get in contact – 9845 7877 or!

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: 2019 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: TBA Kennedy Cottage President: Henrik Qvist

Community Group Fundraising

Entertainment Book – Get yours now before they are all gone!

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift you can still purchase the 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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