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Stages of School Response Plan

March 3, 2022

The stages of the COVID-19 School Response Plan are explained here.

War and Peace: Helping our Kids Find Calm in a Chaotic World

March 1, 2022

How a simple Q&A can help our kids find calm in the face of yet another storm!

Year 10/11 Woodcut Printmaking

February 24, 2022

Year 10 & 11 ākonga worked with our Artist in Residence, Kate Young, creating woodcut prints. Students created images based on a range of senior art themes.

Breakfast | Parakuihi Club

February 24, 2022

Twizel Area School is happy to announce the launch of a new Breakfast/Parakuihi Club!

Year 11 Geomorphology

February 24, 2022

Year 11 ākonga have been studying the erosional features of rivers and glaciers or geomorphology to be precise!

Fabulous Friday Sharing

February 24, 2022

On Fridays in Rm 8, we have 'Fabulous Friday Sharing' where the students can either bring something to share, talk about a favourite memory, something they have learned about or a new skill that they can share with the class.

Twizel Junior Netball 2022

February 24, 2022

Welcome to the 2022 netball season! This season is going to run a little differently from other years, but we will have more information available soon. Read about registering, the AGM meeting, and uniforms here...

Peer Mediation

February 23, 2022

Last year, students in Years 5 and 6 completed the national training programme to become Peer Mediators. As Year 6 and 7 students in 2022, they are about to start their Peer Mediation programme with the support of Miss McAuley.

Keeping calm when everything keeps changing

February 21, 2022

Uncertain times can leave us all a bit unsettled, so how can we lend kinds some of our confidence?

COVID Out of Hours Contact

February 17, 2022

See the following information if you need to contact Twizel Area School out of hours, regarding COVID-19...

PPTA Paid Union Meeting

February 17, 2022

Staff in the senior school have a Paid Union Meeting from 12.30 pm until the end of the school day on Friday 25th February.

Bird Boxes, Pasta & Robotics

February 17, 2022

In the first full week of the new school year, there has been plenty of learning happening in the Middle School classes...

Shades of Summer

February 17, 2022

Remember those massive novelty glasses that you used to get? Well, Room 13 ākonga have channelled the novelty glasses trend with their latest artwork named 'Shades of Summer'.

Library News

February 17, 2022

The library is, once again, a hive of activity with students. Here is a reminder of when students can access it, plus our weekly book review...

Swimming NZ Visit

February 17, 2022

Canterbury Aquatic Education & Water Safety Advisor Dianne Hunter, from Swimming New Zealand, spent the day in the pool with all our junior classes on Wednesday. The sessions were focused on water safety and awareness, to teach what to do when children find themselves in a difficult situation in the water.

Family Man

February 17, 2022

The Family Man website was created to provide simple, yet effective, tools for mastering the art of parenting...with dads in mind. Making "family” your new favorite F-word.

Senior Leadership Camp

February 10, 2022

During our Senior Leadership Camp 2022 our Year 11 to 13 students built friendships through team challenges such as blindfolded hiking and raft building (with a twist)!

New Entrant Fun with Miss Smith

February 10, 2022

The new entrant class are getting used to life at Twizel Area School, while getting to know their awesome new teacher, Miss Smith.

What's new for learning in 2022?

February 10, 2022

We have a number of new initiatives underway at Twizel Area School in 2022 that we’d like to share with you…

Room 13's Holiday Writing

February 10, 2022

Room 13 students had a very exciting Summer Break, from the mountains to the city and even camp!