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Rowers Enjoy Successful Aoraki Regatta

October 31, 2022

Our tamariki proudly represented Twizel Rowing Club in what, for most, was their very first regatta last weekend. Read all about their Aoraki Regatta experience here...

Dancers Entertain Twizel Community

October 31, 2022

Arts in Action week concluded on Friday last week with a Dance Performance in the Community Events Centre. 💃 🎨 It was great to see so many community and whānau members there to support our tamariki, I'm sure you'll agree they did an awesome job! 🙌

Choosing your NCEA Subjects for 2023

October 28, 2022

Choosing which subjects you will study at NCEA is difficult, with many things to consider. Talking to teachers, parents and your peers can help. If you're still stuck, here are some ideas...

Brain Development in Pre-Teens and Teenagers

October 28, 2022

As children become teenagers, their brains grow and change. Build healthy teen brains with positive behaviour and thinking, sleep and other healthy choices. 🧠 🧐

NCEA Exam Information

October 28, 2022

The 2022 NCEA Exams have started and continue through until December 2nd. Here you can find all the information you require including what to do before, during and after an exam, what to bring to the exams and general exam etiquette.

SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company 2023

October 27, 2022

Head Students Lily and Louie have some very exciting news about next year's SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company! 🎭

A New Time for Junior Assembly

October 27, 2022

Ka pai to everyone who showed off their amazing work at last week's Junior Assembly and for the awesome mahi you show, displaying your WAKA values.🤩

Home & School | Sandpit Toys

October 27, 2022

The Home and School Committee met this week. Here is an update from them, plus a way you can help with donating toys for the Junior Sandpits at school. 🏫

Nathan Wallis Comes to Twizel

October 27, 2022

Nathan Wallis is bringing his 'The Brain Development' talk to Twizel on Wednesday 23rd November. For those wanting a quick snapshot of brain development, Nathan will guide you through the stages of brain development from childhood to adulthood, revealing little tricks to make parenting easier.

ERO Welcomed by Ākonga with Mihi Whakatau

October 26, 2022

This week we welcomed Shane Morrow from the Education Review Office. We held a mihi whakatau to welcome him to our amazing school. Matua Karatī, Harry and Mason opened and then Room 13 launched into our school waiata with Harriet and Tilly leading.

How to Get the Most Out of Study Time

October 26, 2022

With this year's NCEA exams fast approaching, here’s how you can study smarter, supercharge your learning and get information stored away so it’s ready when you’re face-to-face with that exam paper.

A Successful 'Arts in Action' Week

October 26, 2022

This week has seen a successful return for Art in Action to Twizel Area School for a week of art and art-related activities today, including painting, printmaking and dance. 🎨 👩‍🎨 💃 We have enjoyed Highland Dance, Jump Jam & Waiata lunchtime performances and we're all looking forward to the Dance Performance tomorrow.

A Busy Start to the Term for Ākonga in Room 8

October 26, 2022

What an action-packed start for Term 4 with Room 8 ākonga involved in many learning opportunities. From Seesaw to maths, and let us not forget some awesome Halloween artwork!

Head Lice in the Junior School

October 25, 2022

We have had some reports of children in the Junior School with Head Lice, please check & treat your child's hair if necessary.

Room 13 Students Get Icy!

October 20, 2022

Ākonga in Room 13 have started their Term 4 Antarctic topic in icy fashion this week. ❄️ ⛴ 🐧 They learned about the Endurance shipwreck that was found in Antarctica in March this year and created some fantastic shipwreck artwork!

Arts in Action 2022

October 20, 2022

Arts in Action returns to Twizel Area School next week with a timetable full, including dance, printmaking, painting and more. 💃 🎨 🎭 There are also several performances the school community is invited to watch.

NZ Uniforms New Timaru Store Opening

October 20, 2022

A new NZ Uniforms store is coming to Timaru, opening on 31st October. This will certainly make things a little easier for us in Twizel with the Twizel Area School uniform stock being moved closer, if you wish to purchase from a physical store rather than online.

Prizegiving Trophies

October 20, 2022

In preparation for this year's Prizegiving ceremony, can any student who was awarded a trophy last year, please return it to school by Friday, 18th November?

National Schools Shakespeare Performance 2022

October 20, 2022

Head students, Louie and Lily were selected to take part in the National Schools Shakespeare Performance for 2022 in Dunedin during the school holidays. They joined students from all over New Zealand in a week-long intensive course, studying aspects of Shakespeare’s works and three of his plays in particular under the direction of leading directors.

Puketeraki Marae Visit

October 19, 2022

If your tamariki or rangatahi are interested in taking part in the Puketeraki Marae visits this month, they can pick up a permission slip from the school office. More information can also be found here...