Community Matters

Avenue of Excellence – Induction Celebration – An exciting evening!

A wonderful evening was enjoyed by all who attended the 2019 Induction Celebration for the Avenue of Excellence. The Tintern Grammar Avenue of Excellence was established in 2017 to mark the School’s 140th anniversary, and to formally celebrate and honour the outstanding achievements and contributions of extraordinary Alumni in their field of endeavour. 

The Induction Ceremony saw us welcome Janine Kirk AM, a Business, Education, Health and Community Leader, and Cheryl Batagol PSM is an Environmental and Sustainability Leader. To read about these incredible women please visit: 

Learn more about the Avenue of Excellence.

Spring Celebration – Friday 6 September from 3.30pm to 7pm – Register now!

Our Friends of Young Farmers Committee (FOYF) warmly invite you to the Tintern Farm on Friday 6 September from 3.30pm – 7pm for the Spring Celebration!

Come along and see our lambs, enjoy a complimentary sausage sizzle and toast a marshmallow on the bonfire.

Our Young Farmers will be on hand to give you a tour of the farm, there will be raffles and farm snacks to purchase and support our FOYF group.

This event is free and open to everyone, but please remember to register your interest to help us cater on the day.

Register to attend through trybooking:

Father’s Day Stall 2019 – Wednesday 28 August From 8.30am to 1.30pm – Southwood Centre

Gifts range in price from $1 – $20

Please send a bag on the day for your child to put their goodies in!

Gift wrapping Day Wednesday 21st August at Kennedy Cottage 8.30am – onwards

We would love some help on the day of the Stalls and the Gift wrapping day

If you are able to assist with the stall please nominate a day and time on the slip below and return to Junior Reception

Fathers day stall 2019

Please note we will only contact you if we need to arrange an alternative time for you.

If you have any further questions please contact:  

Danielle Kelberg ph 0419560987 email or Haidee Wallace ph 0417052273 email

Trivia Night 2019 –  Saturday 14 September – Book your ticket now!

Presentation Ball 2019 – Guest ticket bookings are now open!

Guest tickets are now open for the 2019 Tintern Grammar Presentation Ball to be held on Friday 20 September.

Book your tickets now by selecting here.

2019 Garden Tour save the date Friday 27 October 2017

The 2019 Spring Garden tour will once again be running on Friday 25 October – mark this date in your calendars now.

This event has been running for 15 years, with Lisa Vecchio stepping down as Coordinator after many years. The Tintern Parent Group are currently seeking a new Spring Garden Tour Coordinator. Di Lacey and Tegan Martin in the Community Relations office work closely with the coordinator on all the administration and planning details to minimise the workload; we do prefer the volunteer to seek out suitable venues and assist with the coordination of the day.

Please contact the Community Relations office on 9845 7877 or

2019 Giant Fair funds Wind Generator!

This week, the wind generator purchased with funds from our 2017 and 2019 Giant Fairs was installed in The Speagle Science Centre garden. Next time you are passing by be sure to check out the impressive new addition!

In the quest for a brighter, cleaner future, Tintern is committed to becoming self-sustainable. To help us achieve this and to further enrich our students’ understanding and learning of sustainable practices, we welcome your contribution to this year’s Annual Appeal. Learn more or donate

German Exchange Student Visit to Tintern

Teresa Funke attended Tintern for 6 weeks in 2007 as an Exchange student visiting from Germany. We must have left a good impression as she recently stopped in for a visit with her husband whilst she was holidaying in Melbourne.


Tintern Footy Tipping Competition!

Don’t forget to put in your tips!

Community Committee Dates 

  • Tintern Parent Group (TPG) –Next meeting: Thursday 8 August 2019 Kennedy Cottage President: Haidee Wallace
  • Friends of Music (FOM) – Next Meeting: Wednesday 11 September 2019 CM Wood Common Room President: Debra Fryer
  • Friends of Young Farmers (FOYF) – Next Meeting: Monday 7 October 2019 Kennedy Cottage President: Meaghan Cross
  • Friends of Equestrian (FOE) – Next Meeting: TBC Kennedy Cottage President: Vacant Vice President: Karen Trevorrow

Upcoming Community Dates:

  • Father’s Day Stall Wrapping Day – Wednesday 21 August from 8.30am in Kennedy Cottage
  • Father’s Day Stall – Wednesday 28 August from 8.30am to 1.30pm
  • Spring Celebration – Friday 6 September from 3.30pm to 7.00pm – Book here
  • Trivia Night – Saturday 14 September from 7.00pm – Book here
  • Presentation Ball – Friday 20 September at Karralyka from 7.30pm – Book Guest Tickets here
  • Spring Garden Tour – Friday 25 October 2019 from 8.30am to 3.30pm

Upcoming Reunions:

  • Class of 2014, 5 Year Reunion – Friday 23 August at 7.30pm – Book here
  • Class of 2018, 1 Year Reunion –  Friday 13 September at 7.30pm – Book here
  • Class of 2004, 15 Year Reunion – Saturday 26 October form 3.30pm
  • High Tea Reunions – YG 1969, 1964, 1959 and 55 years + – Friday 15 November from 11am to 2pm

Tea Towels – Price reduce to $10, immediate collection!

Creating Lasting Memories!
Our limited edition tea towel design will be made up of self-portraits drawn by all our children and staff. There are 3 separate designs by our junior girls, boys and ELC.
The pictures and names are arranged as a commemorative design and screen printed onto premium 100% white cotton tea towels.

Don’t forget to order a few extras for family members and your keepsake box. Now only $10 each!

To order this treasured keepsake please visit:

There is a  tea towel on display in the Girls and Boys Junior School and the ELC.

Please note: limited quantities available.

Thank you for your continued support!

2017 Tea Towels Designs

Entertainment books are back for their 25th Year!

Entertainment Books are back for their 25th year! To celebrate they are offering a great range of pre-order bonus offers:

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 2020.

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

Please click here to order your 2019/2020 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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