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New Books at the Library

February 10, 2022

With the library now open on Mondays & Tuesdays for students to use, there is an array of new books to choose from, covering all age groups. Check out a couple of reviews here:

What's the best food for my child's brain, mind and mood?

February 8, 2022

Getting your children to eat healthy foods can be hard at times, but we know that good nutrition is essential for healthy growth. Find out how food has a knock-on effect on our children’s sleep, learning, behaviour , and mood.

From our Head Student Roving Reporters

February 8, 2022

This year Twizel area school is starting off 2022 with a number of new faces. We’re thrilled to have them here, we welcome these new teachers to our school and hope they enjoy it here in Twizel.

Updated TAS Values

February 8, 2022

Last year, we spent time consulting on our school values. We received feedback that was categorised and ranked for most popular values statements. You can read the feedback and how our new values fit into life at Twizel Area School.

Policy Review | Term 1 2022

February 2, 2022

The Board of Trustees are reviewing the following Policies in Term 1.

Youth Glide NZ Camp

February 2, 2022

This summer, 4 Twizel Area School students have taken part in the Youth Glide NZ Camp in Omarama.

2021 NCEA Results at TAS

February 2, 2022

We're so excited to be able to share the amazing NCEA results our students have achieved despite the adversity of 2020 and 2021. Results like these don't happen by accident - they come from the commitment of our learners and our staff plus the support of our whānau.

Library Hours 2022

February 2, 2022

A reminder of the Twizel Community Library's opening days for 2022.

How do I spell Omicron? Supporting our kids' return to school

January 31, 2022

There's a lot to process as our kids head back to school this year. Gentle encouragement for more confident steps into 2022.

From the Ministry of Education

January 26, 2022

You can read the latest information and guidelines from the Ministry of Education here.

Supporting your child’s mental health during COVID-19 school returns

January 26, 2022

How parents can help their children navigate their feelings during school reopenings.

Information for Parents

January 26, 2022

Information for Parents (and Other Visitors) with Students Returning to School in 'Red' - please read carefully as this includes drop-off and pick-up information.

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!!