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.
When our students speak entirely in French for a full period, they earn tickets (billets). When they have collected a significant number of billets, they get to choose a special activity. Our amazing and creative French teacher, Ms. Vanasse, set up a French Carnaval for the Grade 5/6 students. Smart and lucky kids! ... See MoreSee Less
Very cool! Grand incentive!
We were so fortunate to have Catherine from "BEAR WITH US" come to visit. She taught us a lot about bears and we all
have a new appreciation and understanding of bears! Thank you, Catherine! ... See MoreSee Less
How awesome. In Australia the children have snake training for bush kinder. Bear aware over there. Love it
Catherine is amazing. Love her program and so do the kids. 💖
Bear With Us Sanctuary and Rehabilitation Centre for Bears
Love the forts!
3 weeks ago
Our Grade 1/2 students are spending every Wednesday of this month visiting with the folks at Chartwell. Yesterday they had some jokes ready to tell their buddies and then played "Would You Rather" with them. They are loving their new friends. ... See MoreSee Less
This is such a wonderful idea for students and residents. I remember how much my Mother enjoyed when the students from Riverside Public School came to Rowenwood. They called their program “Adopt A Grandparent “. Beautiful ❤️❤️❤️
Awesome experience. Thanks Tawingo College.
I love this idea. So sweet
Great for both!
This. Is. Awesome!
Miss C. is in grade 1!!! Wow!!! So grown up!!
More K-Pal baking. This time it was Reindeer Cupcakes. Thank you for making us all a delicious dessert, K-Pals! ... See MoreSee Less
We want to thank our K-Pals for making a delicious dessert for us the other day! Special thanks to our amazing baker, Gloria, for her guidance and care. ... See MoreSee Less
Love this! Excellent photography.
More delicious snacks from our Tawingo kitchen - ants on a log (celery, soy butter, pumpkin seeds, and raisins)! Thank you for these labour intensive, but yummy treats, Gloria! ... See MoreSee Less
My mom did this good way to eat your greens
🎭🤩 Announcing Saturday Morning Drama Program 🤩🎭
January 18 to March 7, 2020
FREE TRIAL CLASS ON NOVEMBER 23rd
The classes embody Huntsville Festival of the Art's vision: to have a positive impact on the emotional, social and intellectual development of young people.
Essential Skills (JK-GRADE 1) 9am-9:45am
Introduces children to the basic elements of performing for an audience. Confidence and creative expression is developed through drama games, character building and costume play.
Theatre Craft (Grades 2-4) 10am-10:45am
Theatre skills are deepened through, story building, character creation, improvisation and performance techniques. Students will learn how to transform their unique ideas into a play form.
Play Creation (Grades 5-8) 11am-11:45am
Through improvisation, and character exploration, students collaborate to create their own short play and perform it at the HFA Studio on the final weekend of the term.
Cost - $96 + HST ($12/class) for 8 sessions ($108.48 Total)
To register e-mail [email protected] or call 705-788-2787 ... See MoreSee Less
A look at the week our senior students spent with their new friends from the Deh Gah School in North West Territories. Together they are going to build a brighter future for our nation. ... See MoreSee Less
Last week the students combined their school names to create a team name for themselves...Deh-Wing-Gah! Here are some more pictures of our fantastic week together...including a short video of the "high-five train" they created on Yonge Street in downtown Toronto, some traditional games, and everyone's favourite - Hand games! ... See MoreSee Less
We just spent a fun-filled and educational week with new friends from the Deh Gah School in Fort Providence, NWT. What an incredibly brave and special group of Grade 8 & 9 students who traveled so far to learn and play with us for a week. Tawingo College's Grade 6, 7, and 8 students hosted them for a weekend in their homes and then lived with them for the week in cabins here at Camp Tawingo. Together they explored Truth and Reconciliation while building lasting friendships. The week ended with a trip to the CN Tower and the Aquarium...and very teary goodbyes. These are the kids who, together, are going to create a brighter future for Canada. ... See MoreSee Less
I love everyone of those photos! What a special adventure! This will affect all of these kids in such a positive way￼. Thank you Mrs. Pearse and Mr. McTurk for the huge time and effort it took to put this together.
Thank you for organizing this experience! Tawingo offers a unique education. ❤️
Such a unique and meaningful experience for all the students involved. Big thanks and appreciation -at our end- goes to Fraser McTurk and Tia Pearse for supporting this initiative and for all that went into planning and organizing everything. Thanks to all of the Tawingo College staff who assisted as well, including Miss V, Mike Pearse, kitchen staff, etc.! Hope that they get to reconnect in Ft P!! 👏🙏
So cool! What a rich learning experience all must have had. ❤️
What a wonderful experience!
What a great opportunity for both groups of kids!
A awesome experience for all involved
Wow! What an amazing experience!!
What a fantastic initiative. Congratulations to all involved 🙂
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From our talented Tawingo baker, Gloria. This is the kind of homemade, delicious food our students enjoy every day. Gloria puts a lot of love in our tummies! ... See MoreSee Less
Lucky kids!! Think I will enrol.
Yum, what is treat on the right!
Our K-Pals and Grade 1/2 students enjoyed a great outdoor adventure on Hike Day - including making pizza in our outdoor wood oven and roasting marshmallows! ... See MoreSee Less
What a great day for the kids! The kids must have had such fun.
Our older students (Grades 5 - 8) participate in a Photo Hike on Hike Day. They bring their cameras and try to capture the beauty and magic of nature. We can't wait to see their photos and we'll be sure to share! ... See MoreSee Less