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.
14 hours ago
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
2 days ago
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
3 days ago
The Friday before Thanksgiving is our annual Hike Day. All of our classes enjoy a full day of outdoor adventures. Friday was a picture perfect day and here are some pictures of Hike Day. These are our Grade 3/4 students exploring the Tawingo property...photos of the other classes to come. ... See MoreSee Less
Dear Sarah Vanasse... your photos are amazing!!!
Look at those colours
1 week ago
Our Grade 5/6 students had a blast at TreeTop Trekking! It was a beautiful fall day and their guide was a past Tawingo College student - thank you, Evan! Thanks to Ms. Burney for organizing the trip and the Tawingo Outdoor Centre staff for coming along. ... See MoreSee Less
Sometimes September feels like an extra month of summer - it's sunny, and warm, and we get to keep wearing our shorts and sandals. And sometimes, fall comes early and September is cold, dark, and rainy...like this September. But somehow, when we announce on the first day of school that we will be at the Waterfront every Friday afternoon until Thanksgiving, the students never give any regard to what the weather might be...they are simply excited to be at the beach! AND in the water!! They remind us that play isn't weather dependent! ... See MoreSee Less
Absolutely love this!
They sure do!
We're proud of our students who attended the Climate Strike. In order to attend, they had to explain what they were protesting and what they would do differently to be gentler on the Earth. Some insightful suggestions: charge higher taxes for motor boats, watch less tv and play video games less, carpool to school with the students from their neighbourhood. They give us hope for the future! ... See MoreSee Less
Do you have access to bamboo / reusable straws? Also going absolute zero on single use products is a huge step.
Participation...that's what it's all about! We had 100% participation at the Hoya Hills Cross-Country run yesterday! The Tawingo College students showed so much team spirit and sportsmanship. From the singing on the bus to the cheering at the race, from putting forth their best effort to helping with cleanup - they were at their best, and, as usual, made us proud! ... See MoreSee Less
Great pics, Sarah!
You cannot beat the smiles
Our older students had the wonderful privilege of having local artist, Helena Renwick, come to do a painting workshop with them. The Grade 5/6 students painted a landscape, and the Grade 7/8 students learned about painting faces. Thank you, Helena, for sharing your expertise with our students. They loved their time with you and are even more passionate about Art after your visit. ... See MoreSee Less
We'll be in or on the water (swimming, canoeing, and kayaking) until Thanksgiving! Our kids are hearty! ... See MoreSee Less
Last dip of summmer
Thank you to all of our families and friends (especially the furry ones) who joined us for our annual Tawingo Terry Fox Run! It was a beautiful day and we had so much fun running, walking, and chatting around the Ring Road! ... See MoreSee Less
Great photos Miss V.
What a great place to go to school!
What a great shot. 💕
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Our amazing teachers giving back to their community!🌟🎭 NEW THIS FALL: Teen Performance Arts Nights! 🎭🌟
Do you have a teen with a passion for drama, media arts, music or the visual arts? This exciting new program, geared for youth aged 12—18 years, will develop an appreciation of the arts and identify potential career paths. Our endeavour is to create a fun and safe space for youth to share their passions and interests in the arts.
Hosted by Alberta Robinet and Sarah Vanasse, both educators at Tawingo College, our Teen Performance Nights will be held on the last Tuesday of every month beginning on September 24th at the Other Side Studio (beside back entrance of Mill on Main). For more information or to register, please contact Sarah at [email protected] ... See MoreSee Less