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Game-based Learning with M2

March 30, 2022

This week M2 ākonga were involved in a live event hosted by Cyclone Computers, with other schools around the country. Cyclone are running a series of four workshops for students on Active Citizenship using Minecraft for Education.

Maadi Cup Flag Making

March 30, 2022

Room 9 tamariki have, this week, been making flags for Sophie's cousin who is rowing in the Maadi Cup at Lake Ruataniwha.

Chaos Visits Room 13

March 30, 2022

Room 13 students went to visit Mrs. Holden’s class to see her turtle, Chaos, last Thursday. After their visit, the class wrote about Chaos and their thoughts. Here is a selection...

Netball Registration 2022

March 29, 2022

If your child hasn't registered for netball yet, time is running out! All the information you need for the upcoming netball season is here, including registration, teams, and costs.

Your child's ready for their first phone, are you?

March 28, 2022

There will be a lot of unexpected ‘firsts’ you will encounter as a parent. There will also be moments you just won’t be prepared for but you can be prepared for the day when your child comes home from school and asks for their first phone.

Miniball is back for 2022

March 24, 2022

Read here for information regarding 2022 Junior Miniball registration, including dates and contact info.

Harold Inspires Junior Classes

March 24, 2022

Junior classes at Twizel Area School welcomed Harold and the Life Education bus last week. What they learned has inspired the junior classes this week in their writing and painting!

A Big Thank You

March 24, 2022

A huge thank you to everyone who contributed, no matter how small, to our fundraiser last Friday to help the people of Ukraine. 🇺🇦 Our final total is...

The Newlands' COVID Experience

March 24, 2022

Omicron came knocking on the Newlands' family door this week, this is their story.

From the Head Students | 24th March 2022

March 24, 2022

Deputy Head Student Lily Brophy has news about the Teacher Music Match House Competition and the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival.

Room 9 River Writing

March 23, 2022

Ākonga in Room 9 have been writing about their river trip to see the Sockeye Salmon. A great experience for students and some awesome writing to boot!

Creative Chalk Friday

March 23, 2022

Ākonga in Room 7 have been exploring their creative sides the past week!

Room 5 Self Portraits

March 23, 2022

Room 5 students made a primary colour self-portrait. It took them three days to finish, Sophie and Noah explain how they created their art.

Bebras Computer Challenge

March 23, 2022

Students from Years 4 - 10 participated this week in an international Computational Thinking Challenge called Bebras. The competition is an initiative aimed at promoting Computer Science and in particular Computational Thinking (CT).

How To Isolate At Home |

March 22, 2022

If your tamariki tests positive for COVID-19, what happens next and how do you self-isolate for the required amount of time?

Highest Needs Review

March 22, 2022

Please find attached a letter from Hon Jan Tinetti about supporting our children and young people and how to have your say in the Highest Needs Review.

Athletic Results 2022

March 22, 2022

Our Athletics Day results, including full House Competition points, can be found here...

Home Learning

March 22, 2022

The aim of the Home Learning section is to group all the relevant information and support that students, parents and whānau may need. You will find teacher contact details and student learning packs, along with links for resources and support for wellbeing, among other things.

Sport Twizel Community Sports Grant

March 22, 2022

The Sport Twizel Community Sports Grant is open now! 🤽‍♀️ 🏂 Is your local sporting club looking for funding to support or develop your sport? Do you need to purchase equipment, run an event, or travel to a sporting event?

Camping, Rain & Blindfolds

March 17, 2022

This week's M4 Camp went ahead, although they were forced to head back to Twizel a day earlier than planned due to Mother Nature's hand!