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March 9, 2022

D.E.A.R. or Drop Everything And Read is a school-wide programme from years 1-13. Every day at 10.50 (straight after Interval) we are all encouraged to sit down and pick up our favourite book for some daily reading time.

What is Social Science?

March 9, 2022

Some whaakaro/thoughts by our Year 8 students about what they view Social Science as and why it is important to them.

Rain, Clouds & M2

March 8, 2022

On Friday, M2 ākonga were once again busy in the Science Lab, continuing their learning programme about the water cycle.

Go Home, Stay Home: Self-Isolation Survival Tips

March 7, 2022

Sooner or later, you may find yourself having some quality whānau time at home. Here are some self-isolation tips from a Mum who has recently experienced it!

Parakuihi Club Goes Down a Treat!

March 3, 2022

Our first ever Breakfast | Parakuihi Club was a hit!

Books & Reviews | Library

March 3, 2022

There are more new books to check out in the library, plus this week's review by our Librarian, Anne-Marie, is Hound the Detective.

The Water Cycle | M2

March 3, 2022

M2 students have been creating models of the water cycle during their Science lessons this week.

Local Food & Sustainability

March 3, 2022

Level 2 Home Economics ākonga are evaluating food sustainability and whether sourcing food locally is a sustainable practice. This week, learners went for a walk around the streets and greenways close to school to see what produce was available.

Gateway Students Earn First Credits

March 3, 2022

Mrs Lindsay has been working hard within our community talking to supervisors and we now have nine students out on Gateway exploring career opportunities. Behind the scenes, the students are required to complete 20 credits related to their Gateway experience.

Kayaking with Room 9

March 3, 2022

Ākonga in Room 9 enjoyed some kayaking time in the pool this week. They had a great time learning how to get in & out while steering and pushing themselves along. Read what the children had to say...

Yearbook 2021

March 3, 2022

Here you will see a flipbook of the yearbook for you to view. It works like a real book where you can turn the pages, you can zoom in, and even view in fullscreen!

Juniors in the Library

March 3, 2022

It's been great to see students back in the Library this term, after COVID restrictions made it difficult during term 4 last year. Junior students have certainly made the most of the opportunity!

Room 8 Maths

March 3, 2022

Room 8 ākonga have been working through maths problems using a variety of strategies to solve some number problems/sentences.

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...