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Whānau Āwhina Plunket Online Course

April 7, 2022

Plunket Education in Schools is, once again, offering their online Babysitting Course available for teenagers all over Aotearoa and designed to give high school students the knowledge and skills to babysit children of all ages.

Minecraft & Active Citizenship | Week 2

April 7, 2022

M2 ākonga have continued their learning about Active Citizenship. This week they learned about Fridtjof Nansen who began his career as a scientist and polar explorer.

From the Head Students | 7th April 2022

April 7, 2022

Sports Captain, James McDonald has news on the upcoming Southern Area School Tournament, plus the junior class trips to Lake Ōhau.

Life Cycles with Room 8

April 6, 2022

Room 8 students have been exploring the Life Cycle of a Butterfly, Frogs, and Chickens.

Book Donation for TAS

April 6, 2022

Renee Rowland from The Twizel Bookshop was on hand last week to present Twizel Area School with a donation of $150 worth of books, courtesy of Exisle Publishing in Dunedin.

SGCNZ Shakespeare Competitions

April 5, 2022

Twizel students will again take part in the Aoraki Sheilah Winn Festival kindly hosted by Geraldine High School. The festival is to be held on Friday 8 April.

The Playful Mind - Introductory Course

April 5, 2022

Struggling a bit at the moment? This is a 10 week programme centred on the health, wellbeing, and resilience-building of learners from Year 8 - 11.

Junior Trip to Lake Ōhau

April 5, 2022

This week we started the junior school field trips to Te Maiharoa pou. This is a taonga of the region and one that represents more than we think.

School Sports Field Usage

April 5, 2022

Sport Twizel has created a short survey so they can collect data about community use of the Twizel Area School sports field.

Five questions sport parents should ask themselves!

April 4, 2022

With the start of another sports season just around the corner, it’s a great time for parents to equip themselves with the skills and knowledge that will provide their child (and themselves) with a positive experience this winter.

From the Head Students | 31st March 2022

March 31, 2022

Head Student Louie Skinner has some updates from around the school to share, including Sheilah Winn and the Junior School class trips to Lake Ōhau.

Looking Ahead to SAS

March 30, 2022

Are you able to host students from the other Southern Area Schools during the tournament period? Here is a quick survey to establish the number of students you'll be able to billet - your support is greatly appreciated!

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...