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Uniform 2020

December 11, 2019

Our updated uniform remains a hit, most of the items seem to have a lot better 'wear' than previous versions, and our students are looking smart. We've received a lot of compliments on the new look!

Year 7/8 Camp

December 9, 2019

On Monday, 2nd December the Year 7/8 class, Miss Currall, Mr Samson, Ms Watkins and a group of parents set off on camp.…

Santa Parade 2019

December 9, 2019

Well done to all the Room 3 & Senior students who were involved in last weekend's Christmas Parade. in Balclutha.

Year 9 & Eratosthenes

December 8, 2019

Throughout November, the Year 9 Science class have been participating in a Big Science trial. This was organised through…

Mrs Bloxham's Retirement

December 5, 2019

After 32 years behind the front desk of The Catlins Area School, Carol Bloxham is retiring this week with a heavy heart,…

Pet Day 2019

December 5, 2019

A very big thank you to all the kids and parents who put such an awesome effort in getting their pets and creative creations…

Year 10/11 Sea Kayaking

December 4, 2019

Last Monday, Year 10 and 11 students who take PE were given an amazing opportunity to go Sea Kayaking at Nugget Point. This…

Room 3 - Bat Camp

December 3, 2019

Room 3 attended Bat Camp on 28th November at Tawanui. The students had a wonderful time in the outdoors and enjoyed learning…

Room 19 - Teacher for an Hour

December 3, 2019

Room 19 students have been given the opportunity by Mrs Bopp to be the 'Teacher for an Hour'. Hadley and Archie were the…

Sports News - 29th November 2019

November 29, 2019

Touch, Top Team and Beach Day...

The Kaimanawa Muster

November 28, 2019

This week we'd like to share a piece of writing by Ruby Watt of Room 3...

Road Safety Billboard Competition

November 28, 2019

NZ Police and Clutha District Council recently held a competition to design a road safety billboard. Lead by our SADD (Students…


November 28, 2019

The 2019 Quadrathon was held on Tuesday at Waiwera South School with 36 TACS students competing, either in teams or as individuals.…

Mr Yipadee vists TCAS

November 27, 2019

The Catlins Area School had the pleasure of hosting Mr Yipadee on Wednesday, November 27th in our newly renovated school…

The Great Catlins Area School Library Book Hunt

November 26, 2019

'The Great Catlins Area School Library Book Hunt' is underway and we need your help...

How to Help Your Child Rest

November 26, 2019

This week's article on Wellbeing covers 'How to Help Your Child Rest' including 'What does a child striving look like?'…

Set up of classes for 2020

November 26, 2019

As our roll continues to stabilise/grow, we continue to innovate when catering to all of our students, keeping individual…

Rooms 16-19 Re-design

November 26, 2019

Our junior students have been working tirelessly with Furnware to re-design the Room 16-19 learning spaces for our Year…


November 26, 2019

A special thank you from the school to Emma Longmore and Taylor Pennell. Both teachers have been working throughout the…

Community Hangi

November 26, 2019

Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make our annual Community Hangi a success, we had a great evening. The ‘prep…