Recent News

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11.04.2018

Jordyn Adams off to Adelaide for Netball Nationals

Year 12 student Jordyn Adams has been selected in the South Australian 17 and under Netball State Team! The team will compete at Adelaide’s Priceline Stadium in April at the National Netball Cha...

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11.04.2018

Year 3-7 Sports Day

On Friday 6 April, Tenison Woods College held the Year 3-7 Sports day at Marist Park. It is a very big day in the sporting calendar and is the culmination of a term’s worth of athletic practice ...

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11.04.2018

Beyond the role

We have a wonderful, diverse and dedicated group of staff at Tenison Woods College, but we often don’t know much about these individuals, even though they spend a great deal of their time at the...

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04.04.2018

Easter Celebrations

On Holy Thursday, College Principal, David Mezinec served up hot cross buns to students who attended breakfast club before school. Students enjoyed the treat of not only the hot cross buns, but also t...

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Emma Herring
Public Relations and Events Manager
herre@tenison.catholic.edu.au (08) 8724 4613
Molly Taylor
Public Relations and Events Trainee
taylm@tenison.catholic.edu.au (08) 8724 4639
Jason Scheidl
Public Relations and Events Digital and Social Media Coordinator
schej@tenison.catholic.edu.au (08) 8724 4639
Jessica Herring
Public Relations and Events Graphic Design and Marketing Coordinator
herrj@tenison.catholic.edu.au (08) 8724 4671

Upcoming Events

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Year 1 Fairytale Day

Date: Friday 29 June
Time: 8:30am

Year 1 Fairytale Day is an opportunity for students to come dressed as their favourite Fairytale character!

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2018 Changing Tunes Concert

Date: Monday 25 June
Time: 6:30pm

Join us at the Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre as our Year 3, 4 and 5 students present their musical learning from this semester.

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2018 Charity Ball

Date: Friday 25 May
Time: 6:30pm

The 2018 Tension Woods College Charity Ball is an opportunity for our senior students to dress up and 'Go Gatsby' for a good cause!

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Mother's Day Liturgy and Morning Tea

Date: Friday 11 May
Time: 9:00am

Mothers, grandmothers and wonderful women in the lives of our students are welcome to come to this year's Mother’s Day Liturgy.

Recent Videos

Lorraine and Ken Gazzard 2016 Shining Light Award Recipients

Lorraine and Ken Gazzard 2016 Shining Light Award Recipients

Well-known local business owners and community members Lorraine and Ken Gazzard received a Shining Light Award in 2016. The Gazzard family has had a long association with Tenison Woods College and its predecessor schools for several decades, with their six children, and 11 of their 14 grandchildren attending the school. Lorraine’s work as part of the former Mother’s club and Parents and Friends committee played a pivotal part in fundraising for the development of the hall. Take a closer look at Lorraine and Ken’s connection to the college.
Jessica Braithwaite 2016 Shining Light Award Recipient

Jessica Braithwaite 2016 Shining Light Award Recipient

While at school at St Paul’s Jessica Braithwaite was school captain in Year 7 and was involved in debating and public speaking when she reached Tenison College. She’s since gone on to complete a double degree in Journalism and International studies and pursue a career in the media. Her desire to give back to those less fortunate saw her volunteer in orphanages overseas and she also continues to dabble in music on the side. Take a look at Jessica’s journey so far.
Tony Pasin 2016 Shining Light Award Recipient

Tony Pasin 2016 Shining Light Award Recipient

Tony Pasin attended St Paul’s and Tenison College and went on to graduate from university with degrees in law and economics. After returning to Mount Gambier, he opened his own legal practice and represented local farmers, residents and businesses. Now married and a father of two, Tony has always believed in standing up for his local community, which led him to serve as a councillor with the City of Mount Gambier between 2003 and 2010. He was elected as the Federal Member for Barker in 2013 and considers himself an advocate for the people to ensure that the views of local communities throughout the electorate are heard in the Federal Parliament. Take a look at how his education at Tenison has shaped his path.
Eric Roughana 2016 Shining Light Award Recipient

Eric Roughana 2016 Shining Light Award Recipient

To say that Shining Light Award recipient Eric Roughana is community minded is certainly an understatement. At 90 years old, Eric is a former Marist Brother and has played a pivotal role in the timber industry, church, local sporting clubs, community groups and organisations such as Lions, Boandik Lodge and TAFE just to name a few. His community contributions are inspiring. Take a look at his journey in his own words.
2017 Reception Students

2017 Reception Students

Our Reception students are excited about starting school on Monday January 30, 2017.
Cristina D'Agostino 2016 Shining Light Award Recipient

Cristina D'Agostino 2016 Shining Light Award Recipient

Talented performer Cristina D'Agostino is a Shining Light recipient in 2016. Cristina attended St Paul’s Primary School, Tenison College and Tenison Woods College, and for all those who knew her throughout that time, it was pretty clear that her path as a performer was already set. She began dancing and performing from the age of three, regularly participated in eisteddfods and dance competitions all over the country, in addition to drama performances at school. She went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts Music Theatre from the University of Ballarat in 2008 and has since appeared in nine musical stage shows. Take a look at some of her experiences.
National Refugee Week Courage Film

National Refugee Week Courage Film

As part of National Refugee Week, we spoke to some of our students who have had refugee experiences and are now a big part of our local community. We hear what courage means to them and learn the most important message, to be brave and be yourself.
It's A Journey We Make Together

It's A Journey We Make Together

Ice Bucket Challenge - the video

Ice Bucket Challenge - the video

You've seen the photographs, now here’s the video! Tenison Woods College Principal David Mezinec and Deputy Principal Nathan Hayes have completed the #icebucketchallenge and now it’s time for Member for Mount Gambier, Troy Bell, and Member for Barker, Tony Pasin to take on the challenge. Thanks to Year 12 students Mitch and Rory for helping to compile the video.
Tenison Woods College Early Learning Centre

Tenison Woods College Early Learning Centre