Community Matters

TPG Second-Hand Book Sales

In support of our sustainable school philosophy, the Tintern Parent Group have arranged a simple and convenient service for recycling your unwanted textbooks and purchasing new/used textbooks and supplies for 2021.

This has been coordinated with “I Love Books” (ILB), 12 Arcade Road, Mont Albert North, with whom you may already be familiar.

Select here to view the instructions on how to sell your child’s text books through I Love Books.

Please note drop off is strictly from Monday 23 November 2020 and Wednesday 2 December 2020, Canoe/Boat Trailer Shed on your left as you enter Gate 1. Ensure books are wrapped

NOTE:  Please DO NOT leave books at school after Wednesday 2 December 2020. Any items left after this date will be donated/disposed of.

TPG Mangoes 2020

The mangoes are on their way!

To abide by the current Government Operations Guide for Schools we have to ensure minimal contact for your collection. Everyone who has placed an order has been emailed with further information on the collection process.

If you ordered mangoes, and didn’t receive an email, please contact Di Lacey or Tegan Martin in Community Relations on 9845 7777 or

Why not try this Mango and White Chocolate Cheesecake Tart from the free in store Coles Magazine:

An invitation to participate: “The development of social affiliation during adolescence”  

Kylie Spears – Past Parent and Current Volunteer

Congratulations to Kylie Spears on being re-elected in the recent Maroondah Council elections. Kylie is a past parent, past Assistant Fair Convenor and a current Presentation Ball Coordinator. Cr Kylie Spears will be representing the Wombolano Ward in which Tintern is located and has extensive experience in community boards, sporting boards and runs her own swim school business.

Ritchies Community Benefit Program

The Ritchies Community Benefit Program has contributed more than $50 million dollars back to the local community across Australia over the past 26 years.

The Community Benefit Program has now moved to a new Ritchies Card App, available from the App store or Google Play, and or you can get a new physical Ritchies Card in store.  You can to download the App, or apply on line at, and then choose a charity, school or club they wish to direct their financial support.

Community Committee Dates 

Please note that due to Tintern moving to online teaching in response to the Covid19 virus, all Community Group Meetings will be held online.

Further information will be provided.

Community Group Fundraising

Entertainment Books

We are thrilled to announce that Entertainment is going 100% digital. New Entertainment Memberships that we know and love, will only be available via our App from next season onward. Excitingly this means that you Membership is valid for 12 months from the date of activation

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

You can purchase a membership now, for yourself, friend or family member, and activate at any time over the next 6 months (extended from 60 days). You then have 12 months to take full advantage of the many wonderful offers!

You can purchase Woolworths Wish e-vouchers for a 3% discount. Whether purchasing to do your weekly groceries, shopping at Big W, or stocking up on Essentials at BWS, Cellarmasters or Dan Murphy’s, or even getting petrol at Woolworths Caltex, the savings can add up:

Please click here to order your Entertainment book from Tintern Grammar. 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!



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