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Diploma

Location Ringwood East, Victoria, Australia
Website http://www.tintern.vic.edu.au/
Email admissions@tintern.vic.edu.au
Phone +61 3 9845 7777
Fax +61 3 9845 7710
 
Homestay program for international students

Tintern Grammar has always been known in the community for its outstanding pastoral program which ensures a caring environment in which students are encouraged to treat one another respectfully. The quality of the teaching staff, in both academic and pastoral areas is a major drawcard for students and parents. The quality of the staff /student relationships is second to none. The range of academic and co-curricular programs available is a great attraction. Finally, the beautiful bushland setting of 20 hectares, which includes the school’s own farm is greatly valued by students and parents.


Diploma Programme

Tintern Grammar has been running the International Baccalaureate Programme for students in Years 11 and 12 since 1992 with great success. There is a full range of subjects offered: Group 1 - English A Literature, Chinese A Literature; Group 2 - German B, English B, French B, Chinese (Mandarin) B and Spanish ab initio; Group 3 - Economics, Histroy, Psychology; Group 4 - Biology, Chemistry, Physics; Group 5 - Maths HL, Maths SL, Maths Studies; Group 6 - Music, Theatre, Visual Art. All students study Theory of Knowledge weekly and their Extended Essay is supported by individual supervisors appointed from staff within the school. A CAS coordinator oversees the students Creativity, Activity and Service programme which is recorded and managed through the online managebac system. Approximately 20% of the senior students undertake the IB Diploma Programme. All staff regularly access the IB Online Curriculum Centre to keep abreast of latest developments in curriculum and assessment. Information evenings regarding IB for students and parents are help in early May, late June and mid-August each year. Any enquiries regarding the IB at Tintern can contact the Diploma Programme Coordinator, Mrs Nola Brotchie: nbrotchie@tintern.vic.edu.au.