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History, legacy and a new uniform!

After last year’s survey and subsequent consultation with our students and the broader community, we are well on the way to establishing our new uniform to be completely introduced for Term 1, 2019. The day uniform items will be a common jumper for students in Prep – Year 11, the new Senior College blazer and […]

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Our farm’s Romney ram, ‘Elmo’, wins again in Bendigo

‘Elmo’, Tintern’s (September 2013 drop) Romney ram, has remained streets ahead of the competition, by again taking out the Supreme exhibit at this year’s Bendigo Australian Sheep & Wool Show… Read the entire article on the Stock & Land website.

STREETS AHEAD: Romney ram Elmo, with twins Ashlea and Olivia Cross and Tintern farm manager Gavin Wall, has again been crowned a champion (photo courtesy Stock & Land)

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Term Dates

Term Dates 2016

Term 1 commences for all students Tuesday 2 February
Labour Day – Public Holiday Monday 14 March 
Term 1 concludes for all students Thursday 24 March 
Good Friday – Public Holiday Friday 25 March
Easter Monday – Public Holiday Monday 28 March
Term 2 commences for all students Tuesday 12 April
ANZAC Day – Public Holiday Monday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday – Public Holiday Monday 13 June
Term 2 concludes for all students Friday 17 June
Term 3 commences for all students Tuesday 12 July
Term 3 concludes for all students Friday 16 September
Term 4 commences for all students Tuesday 4 October
Mid-Term Break Monday 31 October
Melbourne Cup Day – Public Holiday Tuesday 1 November
Term 4 concludes for Junior and Middle School students Thursday 8 December

 

Term Dates 2017

Term 1 commences for all students in Year 7, 11 and 12 (full day) Tuesday 31 January
Term 1 commences for all new students in Years 8 – 10 (part day) Tuesday 31 January
All students return Wednesday 1 February
Labour Day – Public Holiday Monday 13 March 
Term 1 concludes for all students Friday 31 March 
Good Friday – Public Holiday Friday 14 April
Easter Monday – Public Holiday Monday 17 April
Term 2 commences for all students Wednesday 19 April
ANZAC Day – Public Holiday Tuesday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday – Public Holiday Monday 12 June
Term 2 concludes for all students Friday 23 June
Term 3 commences for all students Tuesday 18 July
Term 3 concludes for all students Friday 22 September
Term 4 commences for all students Tuesday 10 October
Year 12 concludes Tuesday 24 October
Mid-Term Break Monday 6 November
Melbourne Cup Day – Public Holiday Tuesday 7 November
Term 4 concludes for Junior and Middle School students Tuesday 12 December

 

Term Dates 2018

Term 1 commences for all students in Year 7, 11 and 12 (full day) Monday 29 January
Term 1 commences for all new students in Years 8 – 10 (part day) Monday 29 January
All students return Tuesday 30 January
Labour Day – Public Holiday Monday 12 March 
Term 1 concludes for all students Thursday 29 March
Good Friday – Public Holiday Friday 30 March
Easter Monday – Public Holiday Monday 2 April
Term 2 commences for all students Tuesday 17 April
ANZAC Day – Public Holiday Wednesday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday – Public Holiday Monday 11 June
Term 2 concludes for all students Friday 22 June
Term 3 commences for all students Tuesday 17 July
Term 3 concludes for all students Friday 21 September
Term 4 commences for all students Monday 8 October
Mid-Term Break Monday 5 November
Melbourne Cup Day – Public Holiday Tuesday 6 November
Term 4 concludes for Junior and Middle School students Tuesday 11 December

 

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Alumni

The Tintern Old Grammarians consists of the Tintern Old Girls Association (TOGA) and the Southwood Old Boys Association (SOBA). All past students automatically become members.

About Old Grammarians

TOGA and SOBA provide opportunities for past students to stay connected with each other and with the school. Both associations are actively involved in the current activities of the school as well as assisting with reunions and archives. Every year special events are run such as exhibitions and lunches for the Tintern Grammar community — both past and present. The Tintern Old Girls Association and the Southwood Old Boys Association welcome participation from everyone. If you would like more information or to become involved, please contact the Community Relations Office on 9845 7877 or email paststudents@tintern.vic.edu.au.

Update your details

You were – and still are – a part of the Tintern Community – and we’d like you to remain an integral part of it. We are proud of our past students and want to keep up to date with your lives and achievements. We’d also like to create closer relationships with our past students, so by completing the Past Student Update form, the information provided will help us better understand your needs and ensure that we communicate effectively with you.

TOGA Membership

Download the TOGA membership form and email to TOGA@tintern.vic.edu.au or mail to: 
TOGA

The Secretary

PO Box 26

Ringwood East VIC 3135

SOBA Membership

Download the SOBA membership form and email to SOBA@tintern.vic.edu.au or mail to: 
SOBA

The President
PO Box 26

Ringwood East VIC 3135

TOGA Committee

President: Carol Robertson YG 1980
Vice-President: Dani Cox YG 2009
Secretary: Lynne Franke YG 1958
Minute Secretary: Jemima Capper YG 2010
Treasurer/Life Members Fund/Nancy Lancaster Estate: Jenny Brown YG 1981
Membership and Marketing: Olivia Green YG 2010, Kate Schie YG 2010

SOBA Committee

President: Ivan Yeung YG 2005
Facebook Co-ordinator: Dean Vescio YG 2012

2016 Reunions

YG 1991/1986/1981 Saturday 4 June 11.30am to 3pm Lunch at Tintern Grammar
YG 2011 Sunday 7 August 4.00pm to 6pm Afternoon drinks and nibbles (offsite venue to be confirmed)
YG 2006 Sunday 18 September 4.00pm to 6pm Afternoon drinks and nibbles at Tintern Grammar
YG 1976/1971/1966/1961/1956 Saturday 15 October 11.30am to 3pm High Tea at Tintern Grammar
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2016 Horse Trials

Our wonderful Friends of Equestrian (FOE) have been working tirelessly on their 16th Victorian Horse Trials to be held on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 April at the beautiful Wandin Park. The FOE are also very proud to announce that we are now an official qualifying event for the Australian Interschool Horse Trail Championships. 

Please share and like the Facebook event by clicking here. This prestigious event attracts nearly 300 competitors and around 500 plus families and spectators from all over Victoria. The FOE group invite you to come along and support the Tintern Schools Equestrian teams and enjoy a day out at one of the Yarra Valley’s finest estates: Wandin Park, Victoria Rd. Wandin North (Melways Ref. 119 G7). Full canteen is available both days.

General information for the event can be downloaded here: 2016 Horse Trials Info Sheet.

Entries are now open and will be received online through eventsecretary.org.au or click here to begin your entry.

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2017 Fair

Our next Fair will be held in 2017

Watch here for all the details.

Tintern Grammar holds its Fundraising and Friendraising Fair biennially.
For all the latest Fair news, connect to our Fair’s Facebook page here.

Factis 2015

The New Kid in School

By Bradley Fry, Principal

What an amazing welcome! Reflecting on the first term, I am still both humbled and startled by the warmth of Tintern’s welcome to me and my family. As newcomers to the community, we have been accepted, supported and encouraged in every way as we have entered our new lives as members of the Tintern family. It has been a welcome unlike anything I have experienced at previous schools and certainly confirms the impression I had as an outsider; that Tintern is a warm, vibrant and welcoming environment for all its members, whether you are a student, a Principal, or a parent…

Read this and the rest of Factis. (PDF, 7Mb)

2015 Factis New Kid in School

 

2015 Factis