Foodbank Fun Run

On Friday March 22 Tyrrell College held a School Fun Run to raise money for Foodbank Victoria. Foodbank Victoria supply food for the school to go towards breakfast club each morning. Students were distributed pamphlets to sign-up and start fundraising. All the students dressed in white t-shirts and were sprayed with water guns, coloured powder […]

Year 7 Home Eco

Year 7 students have enjoyed cooking some delicious food in Home   Economics this term. These pictures are of the students preparing and cooking toasties and pin wheels, they did an amazing job.

Harmony Day

Tyrrell College celebrated Harmony Day on Tuesday March 19 with a Harmony Day Luncheon, where we centered on the message that “Everyone belongs”, reinforcing the importance of inclusiveness to all Australians.  Students and staff came to school dressed in orange to show their support and were eager for lunchtime to come around. During Harmony Week, there are […]

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.