Food Ladder Greenhouse

The Food Ladder greenhouse is bursting with vibrant, healthy produce that students have been cultivating this term. The Engineering students have been busy building a trellis to go inside the doors of our Food Ladder greenhouse so that the tomatoes and cucumbers can hang fruit as you walk in the door– making a great first […]

Year 9 Active Volunteering

On Monday March 4, Sarah Botheras from Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden came to Tyrrell College to work together with the Year 9 Active Volunteering class to engage young people to ‘Eat well, Play well.’ The original plan was for the Year 9 students to assist with the Sea Lake Kindergarten kids, however due to the Kinder being […]

Congratulations Danni Ryan

Chaminda Ranasinghe, the CEO of RMIT, presented Danni Ryan with a Creative Counsellor Award. This award recognises an individual who uses creativity and ingenuity to guide students towards their chosen career paths. We are very proud and excited for Danni who has shown continuous, unwavering support, dedication, and passion for our students over the last […]

Year 8 Outdoor Education Camp

Throughout Term One the Year 8 Outdoor Ed class had been preparing for their overnight camp at Green Lake.   Students had to prepare their menu planners which consisted of a list of foods they needed for every meal. On Monday 4 March they had the opportunity for a practice run cooking their main meals on […]

Year 7 Retreat

The Year 7 Retreat day was held on Thursday February 29, the Retreat is an integral part of our student wellbeing program with students spending the day at Green Lake participating in a range of activities designed to build a cohesive class unit, as well as learn to work as a team and follow instructions. […]


The Unit 3&4 Agriculture and Horticulture students have been looking at Risks and Resilience this term. Besides learning about integrated pest and weed management plans in the classroom and participating in a biosecurity simulation for an Australian Egg farm, they have visited Tim and Julie McClelland to hear about their experiences on farm dealing with […]

Buddy Program

The Year 12 and Foundation/Grade One classes enjoyed a scavenger hunt last week for their first session together. They have now been assigned buddies and look forward to all the fun activities they will do together throughout the year.

Teddy Bear Picnic

On Friday, February 9, the F-2 students enjoyed a delightful day with Miss Johnston and Miss Templeton at their Teddy Bears Picnic. Each student brought a beloved stuffed animal from home to join in the fun activities. They learned to draw bears, created profiles for their own bears, sang songs, crafted bear headbands, and even […]

Primary Cluster Swimming Sports

On Friday February 9, in perfect weather conditions, our Grade 3-6 students eagerly participated in the annual Primary Swimming Sports. Combined with St Mary’s, all the kids were excited for race day and didn’t want to miss an opportunity to jump in the water. Starting with the Individual Medleys, all swimmers tried their absolute best […]

Induction Day

On Monday February 12, students, staff, parents and carers celebrated our school leaders with a formal Induction Ceremony at the complex. It was our opportunity, as a whole school community, to come together as one and recognise and award leadership badges to acknowledge student roles and responsibilities in 2024. This included our School Captains, Junior […]