W.T. Townshend Public School is a French Immersion primary-junior school with approximately 750 students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade Six.
The school is named after William T. Townshend. Bill Townshend was a man of integrity, a positive role model and a highly respected educator who valued all children. He could connect with people with a simple smile, a gentle nod, a look in his eye or a gesture. He fought against injustice, cruelty, unkind remarks, dishonesty and discrimination. Bill remained humble and grateful for his life. He believed if you did your best, the best would come back to you.