Principal's Blog 

Congratulations to the Class of 2019

I congratulate our Class of 2019 on their success in the VCE. The result was another exceptional performance by Yarra Valley Grammar students. All eligible students successfully completed the VCE with 36.5% of students achieving an ATAR of 90 or above. The median ATAR of 85.4 is our highest..

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Term 3 - Teaching Today

There is little doubt that teaching has become a more complex and demanding task in recent years. This is reflected in the many and varied demands placed upon the teacher beginning with; but certainly not confined to their subject areas. The commitment of our staff to our community is evidenced ..

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Term 2 welcome

It is my great pleasure to welcome you all to Term 2 for 2019. Good Friday Appeal I offer a great vote of thanks and congratulations to the team from YVG who once again supported the Royal Children’s Hospital in the Good Friday Appeal. We raised an impressive total of $37,948.50 wi..

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Congratulations to the Class of 2018

I congratulate our Class of 2018 on their success in the VCE. The result was another very strong performance by Yarra Valley Grammar students. All eligible students successfully completed the VCE with ten students achieving an ATAR over 99 and more than one in three achieving an ATAR of 90 or ..

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Seasons Greetings

I love this time of the year. Our friends in the Northern Hemisphere can’t quite grasp the idea of Christmas in shorts and t-shirts enjoying a holiday in the sun. I wouldn’t have Christmas any other way. For me there is a wonderful coming together of holidays, celebrations, family ga..

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Yarra values

There has been a great deal of talk in the political domain about shared values. People coming to Australia, if they are as fortunate as us to get here are challenged to subscribe to a uniquely Australian set of values. Whilst there has been some lack of clarity about exactly what these values might..

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A sound education

There is little doubt that the nature of teaching and learning has changed. Our student body is far more diverse in terms of interests, abilities and eventual career paths considering also that most careers they eventually will pursue probably haven’t been invented yet. The crucial test of sch..

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