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Information for Students

January 26, 2022

Information for Students Returning to School in 'Red' - please read through this with your child/children.

Students Unable to Return

January 26, 2022

Parents of students who are unable to return in the 'Red' setting should complete the attached survey.

Traffic Light System at TAS

January 16, 2022

How does the COVID-19 Traffic Light System work at Twizel Area School? Read updated information and guidance for staff, students, and whānau here.


January 13, 2022

Twizel Area School uses the KAMAR Student Management System. Using the portal, parents and caregivers are able to update their own details, check student results, attendance, and much more!

Hiking the Greta Stream Track

December 9, 2021

The tramp day of Outdoor Ed Week this year involved hiking the start of the Greta Stream track in the Ben Ohau range.

Outdoor Ed at the Lake

December 8, 2021

Ākonga in year 7-10 have enjoyed their Outdoor Education Week activities so far this week. With water and tramping completed, it will be onto the Murder Mystery Challenge and Expedition Day to finish the week.

2022 Start of Year Dates

December 6, 2021

Here are some 2022 Back to School dates for your diary...

Cricket News

December 6, 2021

Some great cricket news for our school community...the Combined Twizel/Temuka Colts squad has qualified for the finals!!

How to talk about: The Christmas List

December 6, 2021

Giving our kids gifts can be delightful. It can also be expensive and even fraught with disappointment. A few good chats in the lead up can really help.

First Swim of the Season

December 2, 2021

With the Twizel Community Pool now open for the 2021/22 season, students in M1 and Room 9 took full advantage this week.

Dragonflies In The Sun

December 2, 2021

The Room 9 pond study at Twin Lakes on Tuesday was a huge success with students exploring for two hours catching and studying pond life.

Our Trip to the Farm

December 2, 2021

Room 4 ākonga spent the day on Tuesday exploring and having fun at the Newlands' farm. With a great day had by all, the students had plenty to write about.

M4 Leadership

December 2, 2021

Ākonga in M4 have been building their leadership skills to prepare for being responsible for their groups in Outdoor Education Week, next week.

Staff Changes for 2022

December 2, 2021

There will some staff changes at Twizel Area School when the new school year begins in February 2022.

Traffic Light Framework

December 1, 2021

What does the new Traffic Light Framework mean for staff, students and visitors of Twizel Area School?

Library Book Return & 2022 Hours

December 1, 2021

With only a handful of school days left in 2021, now is the time to return your library books. Look under your bed, down the back of your couch and in your school bag. There is a return point at the library door, opposite the main office.

Reining in Screen Time: A Gentle Guide

November 29, 2021

2021 has been the year of the screen - with good reason! When it comes to pulling the plug, gently and thoughtfully is the key.

Junior Tennis Skills

November 24, 2021

Junior classes have, this week, enjoyed some tennis skills and coaching with thanks going to South Canterbury tennis coach Steve Dries. Watch out for the next Roger Federer and Venus Williams in the making.

TAS Prizegiving Assemblies 2021

November 24, 2021

Twizel Area School Prizegiving Assemblies will take place on Tuesday, 14th December 2021. Of course, this year will be different. In order for us to acknowledge our students in a manner that falls within the present health guidelines, we’ll be holding ‘in-school’ small events.

BoT Vacancy for Parent Representative

November 24, 2021

A casual vacancy has occurred on the school board for an elected parent representative.