Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic School

Record #: PET0909
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 21 Apr 2022


Description (Service) Private Catholic school offers grades JK-12.

Focuses on the three stages of cognitive development: grammar, logic and rhetoric.

Other identifying aspects include:
  • teaching the Great literature
  • teaching frequently through stories
  • grammar, phonics and spelling rules
  • memorized math facts
  • use of the Socratic method of dialogue whereby a teacher, through careful questioning, assists in leading students to discover truths
  • a deep immersion in and knowledge of history and the stories of history
  • study of Latin

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Children and youth 4-18 years
Application Call to book a personal tour or attend an upcoming Open House. Following the visit, an Application Form is to be completed and submitted with supporting documents as indicated.
Languages Other - Latin
Fees Service - Tuition

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
575 Centre Line
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 6X5
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Intersection Carnegie Ave and Woodland Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-749-3658
E-Mail admissions@olwayside.ca
Website olwayside.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OLWaysideCS
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/OLWaysideCS
Primary Contact Joy Meehan, Administrator
Alternate Contact Sister Mary Catherine Perdue, Principal/Headmaster

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