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Jazz Night hits new heights as our musos reach for the stars!

Last Saturday evening the Tintern Friends of Music held their Annual Jazz Night in the CM Wood Centre. It was an amazing event with lots of great music, dancing, food and a wonderful community atmosphere. The music consisted of pieces played by our own Intermediate and Senior Jazz Bands, items from Chamber and Concert Choirs […]

“Excellence and Confidence” – for their future

A number of parents and several students have asked me recently what we mean by the “Excellence and Confidence” banner under our Tintern Grammar mitre. The questions about this were varied and interesting, and led me to think that explaining the School’s intent might be useful. You may know that we have undertaken surveys and […]

Team Tintern complete the 60km Coastrek Walk for the Fred Hollows Foundation

On Friday, 26 May, Team Tintern successfully completed the 60km Coastrek walk for the Fred Hollows Foundation in 14 hours. As team captain, I am so proud of our achievement. We had a wonderful, exhilarating day and were encouraged every step of the way by so many emails, texts and messages of well wishes from […]

Kelson Awards 2017

The Kelson and Penelope Thwaites Music Awards are now into their fourteenth year. Auditions have been completed and award recipients notified. We look forward to welcoming back to Tintern Mr and Mrs Michael Kelson for the presentation of these annual awards next month. Our music students at Tintern are indeed fortunate to have the opportunity […]

EISM Athletics Champions Meet

Tintern Athletic Squad members competed in the EISM Athletics Champions Meet at Lakeside Stadium on Monday 15 May with great success. Many improved upon their performance at the Division 1 Carnival and a number of students medalled against stiff competition. Congratulations to all competitors for making it to this level and on your fine efforts on […]

Over 120 students bring their musical spirit to St Paul’s Cathedral

As many will be aware, on Sunday 7 May the Tintern Grammar Annual Cathedral Service was held in the impressive St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne. Many musical items were prepared for the occasion, which both created thoughtful atmospheres or supported the proceedings of the service. The Chamber Orchestra began with an introit, La Follia (Corelli). Then […]

United Nation’s Youth EVATT Program

The Year 9 and 10 students involved the United Nation’s Youth EVATT program may not have achieved world peace, but they definitely broadened their understanding of the inner workings of the United Nations and learnt about the intricacies of some major global issues that plague our planet. In an environment set up to simulate the […]

Physical Education Teacher – Fixed term part time

Fixed term part time, for Term 3 2017 Approx. 0.8 With a legacy of 140 years of achievement, Tintern Grammar is one of Melbourne’s most respected schools, with students from our Early Learning Centre to Year 12.  At Tintern, we are committed to providing a workplace which encourages professional growth and opportunities for all staff. […]

Senior Girls’ Chamber Choir take first place at Boroondara Eisteddfod

On Monday evening, 15 May the Senior Girls’ Chamber Choir competed in the 18 Years and under a cappella section of the Boroondara Eisteddfod. We performed two contrasting pieces: Lineage and Tuxedo Junction. It was amazing to see the transition within the choir members before, during and after the performance. At the beginning we were […]