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Dissection and Microorganisms

February 22, 2024

Our Senior Science classes had an great week with new teacher Mrs Dixon, with Year 11 learning about microorganisms in food production, and Year 12 investigating the inner workings of sheep hearts .

From the Head Students | 22nd February 2024

February 22, 2024

Deputy Head Student Ella Ferguson looks at the already tight race for the House Competition and the awesome house spirit shown!

M1 Students Enjoy Modified Camp

February 22, 2024

Last week, M1 students enjoyed their camp, with some modifications due to the weather.

Rowers Bring Home Medals

February 22, 2024

Seven of our students were selected to represent Twizel Rowing Club at the NZ National Rowing Championships to be held at Cambridge, Lake Karāpiro, after epic performances at the South Island regatta, where they won three golds, a silver and three bronzes.

DoC Visits to Talk Animal Welfare

February 22, 2024

This term, M2 are learning about animal welfare. On Tuesday morning, we were lucky enough to have Cody and Adrianne from the Department of Conservation visit with their conservation dogs. 🐶

M3 Get a Lesson in Pasta Cooking

February 22, 2024

M3 have started their food journey this year with basic cooking skills - this week's lesson was around cooking pasta correctly. 🍝

Ākonga Get Their First Digital Experience

February 22, 2024

This week, students from Room 4 had the opportunity to visit Mrs. O'Carroll in the Digi Tech Room, where they gained insights into the principles of good digital citizenship.

Introducing Head Student Finn

February 15, 2024

Head Student Finn McKinley has some 2024 introductions, plus a review of the first couple of weeks of the new school year.

Room 9 Tradition Continues

February 15, 2024

Room 9 students took advantage of the warm sunshine this week by continuing the tradition of painting their desks to start the year! 🎨🧑🏻‍🎨

How Far Can Balloon Powered Cars Travel?

February 15, 2024

This week the middle school classes have been having a competition! The goal was to create a balloon-powered car with household objects that travelled in a straight-ish line and to see how far they could go. 🎈

Ākonga Get Personal with Some Local Bugs

February 15, 2024

Last week we were lucky enough to have Marianne from Doc visit the school, and she brought some friends with her! 🪳

Luka Ergs Into the Record Books

February 15, 2024

Congratulations to Luka Mains-Upson who has broken the NZ record for a 30-minute erg for men aged 15-16, beating the previous record by 44 metres! 🚣

Swimming Sports Kicks Off 2024 With a Bang!

February 15, 2024

Twizel Area School swimming sports was held last Thursday with students from Year 4 and above participating. 🏊‍♀️ The sun was shining and it was a great day for everyone involved.

New Students and Staff Welcomed

February 8, 2024

Community and School whānau welcomed our new students and staff members with a Mihi Whakatau on Wednesday morning.

Students Embrace Leadership and Peer Support

February 8, 2024

Senior and Middle School students took part in Leadership and Peer Support Days to start 2024. Senior students planned games and activities for the the first House Competition of the year!

Policy Review | Term 1 2024

February 8, 2024

The Board of Trustees are reviewing the following Policies in Term 1.

Junior School News | Term One

February 8, 2024

Term One news from the Junior School, including dates, assemblies, and the Junior Swimming Display.

We Need You!

January 27, 2024

We need you! Parents, grandparents, caregivers and supporters - do you want to get involved at school?

Back to School 2024

January 26, 2024

All the Back to School info, including dates, uniform and NCEA results can be found here!

Teacher Aide Vacancy

January 20, 2024

We are seeking a Teacher Aide to join our team at Twizel Area School.