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School Philosophy

At Ottewell School, personal excellence is the standard and we are committed to unlocking each student’s potential to maximize performance. We believe in the uniqueness and worth of each individual, the ability of every child to learn, a collaborative approach to teaching and learning and the importance of providing a caring, nurturing and supportive environment for learning. We believe that teaching and learning are the most important activities that take place in our school.

Innovative Teaching

  • Technology integrated in all subjects
  • Excellence in Academics, the Arts & Athletics
  • Award winning teachers & programs
  • Committed to student learning
  • Health and Wellness Initiatives

21st Century Learning

  • Leadership 
  • Exciting Options 
  • Accountability 
  • Responsibility 
  • New Opportunities

What Ottewell Offers

  • Mandarin Bilingual Program District site 
  • Academic Challenge Program District site 
  • Multi award winning Music Program 
  • Science & technology initiatives 
  • Interactive Smartboards in all classrooms 
  • Two computer labs, three chromebook carts, 1 chromelab
  • Wide variety of option classes 
  • Student Leadership opportunities
  • National and international school trips 
  • Focus on nutrition and physical activity 
  • Large number of athletic pursuits available 
  • Junior and senior teams in all major sports 
  • Student Fitness Centre, two gyms 
  • Extensive variety of student activities and clubs