School is not officially open until 8:30 am. Therefore we do not take responsibility for student care prior to this time. We monitor student arrivals, and if we have concerns regarding students being dropped off early, we will contact parents. School Starts8.50 am for Y1-68:40 am for Y7-13Roll, Admin, House TimeTeaching Block 18.55 amMorning Break10.25 amTeaching Block 210.50 amDEAR (Drop everything and read) followed by teaching timeLunch Break12.35 pmSupervised lunch in the courtyards, followed by free timeTeaching Block 31.20 pmSchool Concludes3.05 pm* The 2024 Timetable is different on Fridays because of our Wellbeing Period. Please consult the Portal for the actual timings of Friday's sessions.2024 Term DatesTerm 1 - 5th February to 12th AprilTerm 2 - 29th April to 5th JulyTerm 3 - 22nd July to 27th SeptemberTerm 4 - 14th October to 13th December2024 Teacher Only DaysTerm 231st MayTerm 325th October2024 Conferencing DaysTerm 2 - 4th June2024 Public HolidaysTerm 1Waitangi Day (observed) - 6th FebruaryEaster: 29th March - 2nd AprilTerm 2King's Birthday - 3rd JuneMatariki - 10th JuneTerm 3South Canterbury Anniversary Day - 23rd SeptemberTerm 4Labour Day - Monday 28th OctoberMore InformationNew Zealand Public Holidays: https://www.employment.govt.nzSchool Terms and Holiday Dates: https://www.education.govt.nz/school/school-terms-and-holiday-datesThe dates/events above may change. Keep up-to-date through the Twizel Area School Facebook page or the SchoolBridge app.