Community Matters

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Spring Celebration – Friday 6 September from 3.30 to 7.00pm – Register now!

Our Friends of Young Farmers Committee (FOYF) warmly invite you to the Tintern Farm on Friday 6 September from 3.30 – 7.00pm 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, 8.30am to 1.30pm in the 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 21 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 on 0419 560 987 or email or Haidee Wallace on 0417 052 273  or email



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

The Tintern Parent Group invite you to test your knowledge, and have fun, at the Annual Trivia Night! This year will have more games.

Choose a theme for your table and ‘dress to your theme’, whether a colour, book, movie, song or television show, the opportunities are endless.

We are also seeking donations towards the evening, that could be used at prizes. If you or your business have something to donate; whether a gift, product or experience, please contact the TPG to Any business donations will be acknowledged on the night, and in our newsletter.



Presentation Ball 2019 – Book your tickets now!

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


Community Committee Dates 

  • Tintern Parent Group (TPG) –Next meeting: Thursday 12 September 2019 at 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage President: Haidee Wallace
  • Friends of Music (FOM) – Next Meeting: Wednesday 11 September 2019 at 7.00pm CM Wood Common Room President: Debra Fryer
  • Friends of Young Farmers (FOYF) – Next Meeting: Monday 7 October 2019 at 7.30pm Kennedy Cottage President: Meaghan Cross
  • Friends of Equestrian (FOE) – Next Meeting: Friday 30 August 2019 at 1.00pm 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

    Community Fundraising


    Tea Towels 2019

    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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