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Guide Dog Victoria’s 60th Anniversary Graduation Day

Last Saturday 2 September, Scarlett Wild had a very special role at Guide Dog Victoria’s 60th Anniversary Graduation Day.  This special ceremony recognises the freedom and independence a Guide Dog can bring to the lives of people who are blind or vision impaired, as well as the dedication and commitment from puppy raisers, Guide Dogs […]

Annual District Athletics Competition

On Thursday 7 September, Tintern Grammar competed in the annual District Athletics Competition at Bill Sewart Athletics Track in East Burwood. The boys and girls gave their best performances in a range of events and were able to achieve some outstanding results. Tintern Grammar achieved the following results on the day: Track Events: 3rd Field […]

Tintern Grammar Concert Band takes out Silver Award at Victorian Schools Music Festival

On Wednesday 30 August, the Concert Band travelled to Hawthorn to perform in the VSMF (Victoria Schools Music Festival) in the Junior Concert Band section. There were several other schools there, such as Blackburn Primary School, Waverley Christian College, Wesley College, and Fountain Gate Secondary College.  For our performance of Roger Schmidli’s Beyond the Void, and Robert […]

Tintern’s Inaugural Chamber Music Festival

On Tuesday night, 29 August, four Tintern quartets, a Tintern quintet and two Yarra Valley Grammar quartets performed at the Inaugural Chamber Music Festival at Monsalvat in Eltham. Each group performed their pieces spectacularly with many positive remarks from audience members and teachers alike. There were a number of pieces from composers such as Mozart […]

Past Students – Nancy Pettifer nee Elvins (1911-1996) (YG 1929)

RMIT Design Archives recently featured a work by Tintern Grammar Alumna Nancy Pettifer (nee Elvins) who graduated in 1929. The gorgeous illustration was featured as the cover of Australian Home Beautiful Magazine in 1936. To learn more about Nancy and this illustration please the RMIT Design Archives Instagram page here.

Rose to the Nationals!

Rose (5A) is performing at a very high level in skiing.  She is currently in Hotham with her family, spending Term 3 competing in events. Both Rose and her brother, Archer, are coached each morning for race and freestyle events. Both are on top of the leaderboard for the Hotham Freeride season. They will both […]

Eve’s Hard Work is Paying Off!

Last month, Eve competed in the CLASAX (clarinet and saxophone society) competition and came 1st in the 10 and under and 2nd in the AMEB Grade 6 section. She performed a French piece, Nuits Blanches, at a subsequent prize winner’s concert at Fintona Girls’ School.  She recently took part in the Waverly Eisteddfod, competing against over […]

Toddler Time at Tintern – A Success!

It is hard to believe that Toddler Time is nearly at the end of its first term. It has been delightful to see the children grow in confidence. They now enter the room confident and excited to see what activities are on offer for the session. In the last couple of weeks, we have also […]

Junior School’s first Writers Festival!

On Friday 1 September Tintern Libraries in conjunction with both Junior Schools held our first Writers Festival for students from Prep to Year 6. The event included 10 authors who inspired and amazed our boys and girls during two 45 min sessions. Our 2017 author roll call included: Lucy Wise (singer/songwriter), Adam Wallace (writer/illustrator), George Ivanoff […]

From the Principal

A guest introduction from Ms Oriana Constable, Head of Girls’ Middle School and Girls’ Education. Throughout our school there are many examples of students achieving excellence across a range of areas. Just this week we have seen students excelling as they competed at World Championships in Cycling, in the Maths Talent Quest competitions and showcasing their […]