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Classes for 2021

December 4, 2020

Please find information and a chart showing the general set up of classes for 2021.

Waiwera South Quadrathon

November 27, 2020

On Tuesday, a group of Year 4-8 students went to Waiwera South for the annual Quadrathon. It was a great day with plenty…

Room 1's Trip to the Owaka Museum

November 27, 2020

On Tuesday Room 1 walked down to visit the Owaka Museum and library. Mrs McPhee organised the visit and on our arrival,…

Year 8/9 Halloween Project

November 26, 2020

In integrated studies this term the year 8 and 9 students studied “Halloween”. They were required to complete research about…

Be Bright, Eat Right

November 26, 2020

The Catlins Area School was delighted to host the 'Be Bright, Eat Right' Magic Show. Junior students, plus Year 7, enjoyed…

How to talk about: The Christmas List

November 24, 2020

Giving our kids gifts can be delightful. It can also be expensive and even fraught with disappointment. A few good chats…

2020 Yearbook

November 24, 2020

The Catlins Area School 2020 Yearbook is now available!

World Diabetes Day 2020

November 13, 2020

This week's Mufti-day, held to raise money for Diabetes New Zealand, was an awesome success. Students and staff were encouraged…

Update from the Board of Trustees

November 13, 2020

As you will be aware, we are in the process of finding a new Principal. The board has employed Cleave Hay to perform the…

Library Stocktake

November 13, 2020

The school library will be closed for its annual stocktake shortly, so please could all parents/students make sure library…

Baking with Room 1

November 13, 2020

A couple of Fridays ago, the seniors baked biscuits and then invited Room One to decorate! They showed awesome Care, our…

Smokefree Law Change - Vaping

November 13, 2020

The laws in New Zealand around vaping have changed. From 11 November 2020 vaping is prohibited at all times in schools,…

Teacher Only Day

November 13, 2020

On Tuesday 17th November, The Catlins Area School will be closed to students due to our Teacher Only Day.

Prizegiving 2020

November 12, 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended our Prizegiving at the Owaka Community Hall on Tuesday night. It is always a pleasure…

Science Roadshow in Gore

November 12, 2020

Last week the Year 7-9 students were fortunate to be able to attend the Science Roadshow in Gore, thanks to STAR funding.

Enviroschools Hui at Waihola

November 12, 2020

Six students from years 4-8 Jaxon Young, Anna Jansson, Harry Walker, Austin Morrison, Amelia Morrison and Blake Affleck…

Managing Exam Stress

November 11, 2020

You’ve been working hard all year to achieve your NCEA, and with exams just around the corner you might be getting a bit…

Head Students 2021

November 9, 2020

Announcing our Head Students for 2021...

Updated School Swimming Timetable

November 2, 2020

There have been some changes to the school swimming timetable and requirements regarding adult supervision. See below how…

Dunedin Orchestra Workshop

October 30, 2020

On Wednesday, Mr Samson accompanied our young musicians to the Dunedin Orchestra Workshop for students around the region.