Principal's Blog 

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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Principal's Blog - February 2018

Reading and watching the news each evening I am reminded of a quirky film from the 1990’s starring Bill Murray called “Groundhog Day”. In the film the main character is forced to relive the same events over and over again until eventually he learns to improve himself and the cycle ..

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