Welcome to Tawingo College
At Tawingo College, we develop great minds, big hearts, and strong character. Our students consistently look outwards – to others and the world around them. That’s why they achieve both academic success and personal growth during their time at Tawingo College that continues through High School and College/University. Small class sizes allow students to experience enhanced curriculum, greater opportunity to learn important life skills, and the chance to discover their true potential. Explore our website to learn more about Tawingo College or contact our principal Tia Pearse at (705) 789-5890.
Children are happiest, healthiest, and most open to learning when they are outside interacting with nature. Tawingo College K-Pals (ages 3 – 5) spend most of every day outside exploring our incredible 270-acre site. Our small class sizes and inspiring teachers encourage them to be awe-filled, curious, grounded, responsible, secure, creative and connected. We believe Outdoor Kindergarten at Tawingo College is the way to encourage, and celebrate the values, skills, and traits we will so desperately need in the next generation. Find out more.
Why Tawingo College?
Why not? The benefits of attending Tawingo College include our exceptional academics and extend far beyond them, enhancing the lives of students, and their families.
• Outdoor education
• Drama for all students
• Music starting in Kindergarten
• Hot lunches & nutritious snacks
• Extended school hours
• And much more.
Call Tia Pearse to book your tour to see everything Tawingo has to offer.
Our teachers have a true love of learning, a natural curiosity and adore children. Every day they find ways to connect with our students and help them to learn and grow. Small classes allow them to do just that. Our faculty have extensive qualifications and impressive talents that include art and music, coaching and athletics, world travel and community service. They are all passionate about teaching and child-development. Our teachers love what they do and it shows. Find out more about our faculty.
Now Accepting Applications for Admissions for 2019 / 2020
Call Principal Tia Pearse at 705.789.5890 to book your tour!
What Our Parents Say:
As a high school student, my son is doing very well in his academic classes and I credit his Grade 8 year at Tawingo College – the positive influence and the opportunities he was given.
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It's Story Time with a Tawingo College teacher! Today, Mr. L reads us one of his favourite stories. Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less
I watched this because I miss Jeff so much. What a great human being, what a book!
Hello Mr.L I miss you. Hope everyone is well! Say hi to everyone!
Thank you Mr. L!
Hi Jeff! Jeff Laughton I miss you! So nice to see you here. ❤
As the Laughtons travelled one direction down Ravenscliffe road, Mrs. Pearse and Ms. V cleaned up the other direction and found lots of garbage, recyclables, and "treasures"—including a car bumper and an odd bag of animal bones! ... See MoreSee Less
Good job done
The Laughton family accepted our Earth Day challenge and cleaned up a long stretch of Ravenscliffe Road! Thank you, Laughton family, for beautifying our little piece of Earth! ... See MoreSee Less
An EARTH DAY clean up challenge from our K-Pal teachers to their students...thank you for cleaning up part of Ravenscliffe Road, Ms. Robinet and Ms. Rinne! ... See MoreSee Less
Happy Earth Day!
The Tawingo College students are strong advocates for and stewards of our beautiful world. So EARTH DAY is a BIG DEAL around here!
If we were all at school together today, we would spend some of the day beautifying our little piece of Earth.
So, students, today we challenge you to beautify your own yard, or your neighbourhood, or your street. If you are up for the challenge, please send us before and after pictures so we can see the results of your hard work!
Don't forget to wear gloves, separate recycling from garbage, don't pick up anything that you think might be dangerous, and stay a safe distance away from others. If you find any treasure - we'd love to see it!
Thank you for caring about Earth! ... See MoreSee Less
gotta love those gates to freedom!
It's Story Time with a Tawingo College teacher! Today, Ms. Rinne reads us one of her favourite stories. Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you Ms. Rinne for the story! Logan wants to get our own copy. 🙂
It's Story Time with a Tawingo College teacher! Today, Ms. Robinet reads us one of her favourite stories. Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less
"Hi Ms. Robinet!! Thank you for the story!" - From Logan and Meredith
Here is one of our K-Pal teachers, Ms. Rinne, participating in our Tawingo Line Dance Challenge! ... See MoreSee Less
We have our first participants in our Line Dance Challenge! ... See MoreSee Less
Here is one of our K-Pal teachers, Ms. Robinet, participating in our Tawingo Line Dance Challenge! ... See MoreSee Less
I don’t attend Tawingo College, obviously lol, but I am Supes excited that this was shared with us all! Ms. Robinet you are a ray of sunshine. ❤️
Love it, Ms. Robinet! Stay well.
Yes! Ms. Robinet! Great choice of song.
So wonderful!!! 🥰
The Grade 3/4 Music class would like to invite you to participate in their "Line Dance Challenge"! Ms. V will teach you the steps and then you can send us videos of you doing the dance. Pick your own music and get your groove on! ... See MoreSee Less
You rock Miss V!.....well, maybe not rock....more like twang...but awesomeness none-the-less
You go, Miss V!
It's Story Time with a Tawingo College teacher! Today, Mme. Vanasse (lovingly known as Ms. V) reads us a story in French. Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less
Merci beaucoup Ms. V! ❤️
Mrs. Pearse reads one of her favourite books - "Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!" by Dr. Seuss ... See MoreSee Less
This is why Tawingo will continue to be the best school we have. Keep being awesome Tia. Thank you for everything you all do out there to continue making the world a better place.
Thank you Mrs. Pearse!! Two kiddos from our house enjoyed the story! 👦👧♥️
Love you, Tia! Doug said he could feel your energy immediately. ❤️❤️❤️❤️
Thank you for the great read- Alemnesh and I enjoyed it !
Thank you, the Maduris enjoyed it
Such a great idea!
A message for the Tawingo community from Mr. McTurk (Grade 7/8 teacher) and his family...
Dear Tawingo College Community,
Alexandra and I feel so grateful to be part of such a generous, caring, and supportive group of people. You welcomed me back to Tawingo College in September with open arms and have now showered us with warmth and love as we welcome our son, Gordon, into this big, beautiful world. We are truly grateful. We feel very fortunate that our son is part of this wonderful place, with all of you.
Thank you for congratulating me in the parking lot. Thank you for the most generous and thoughtful gifts. Thank you for the parenting advice…and please, keep it coming!
The generosity and genuine excitement you have shown me and my family has helped to make this a very exciting time for all three of us.
The future is looking bright! Thanks for being part of the present - we look forward to what lies ahead.
Sincerely…straight from the heart,
Fraser, Alexandra, and Gordon McTurk ... See MoreSee Less
Oh my! Gordon’s eyes.❤️
Sitting in the forest minds and hearts alive. A picture is worth a thousand words.
Mrs. White gave new meaning to Pancake Tuesday! Not only did we eat pancakes for lunch, but we played pancake games and ran through pancake obstacle courses! We didn't know pancakes could be so fun! ... See MoreSee Less
Our annual Winter Family Fun Night was perfect! Big flakes of snow fell while our families went skiing on trails lit with lanterns, tubing down the terraces, played Broomball under the lights, and enjoyed cookies and hot chocolate by the fire. Thank you to the families who came to play in the dark! ... See MoreSee Less
Wow! fantastic photos, Sarah! Looks like a fun-filled night
Congratulations to all of our skiers at the Arrowhead Cross-Country Classic Ski event...which was every Tawingo College student!! It was a beautiful day to be at the park! ... See MoreSee Less