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Understanding NCEA

July 20, 2020

Our Year 10 students have begun the process of learning about NCEA. On Monday, they attended a brief seminar with Mrs Staniford…

Policy Review - Term 3 2020

July 20, 2020

The Board of Trustees are reviewing the following Policies in Term 3, 2020...

Lucky Book Club Issue 5

July 19, 2020

Issue 5 of Lucky Book Club for 2020 is now available. Order online at or through…

TCAS Cross Country 2020

July 6, 2020

Read about the 2020 instalment of the TCAS Cross Country...

End of Term 2 Assembly

July 3, 2020

Congratulations to all the students who have been awarded TCAS way acknowledgements during the Term 1 and 2 period - over…

Life Education Bus

July 3, 2020

Pip, Harold and the Life Education bus are returning to The Catlins Area School in Term 3, commencing 29th July.

Sports News - 26th June 2020

June 26, 2020

Winter Sports, Cross Country, Netball and Hockey...

Junior Disco

June 25, 2020

As part of their Integrated Studies programme Year 10 undertook to plan and run the Junior Disco...

Investigating our Students' Writing

June 24, 2020

Since late 2019, we've been on a mission to improve the structure strand of our students' writing.

Food Bank Mufti Day

June 24, 2020

Thank you to all our contributors to the Food Bank Mufti Day on Wednesday.

Health Plan 2020-2022

June 24, 2020

Thank you for your feedback relating to our Health Plan Development for 2020-2022, here is a link to the confirmed plan...

How to talk about: Not being invited

June 24, 2020

The pain of not being invited to a party, not making the team, not being cast in the play – ouch, these are tough realities…

Learning About Angles

June 24, 2020

The Junior classes have been learning all about angles this week...

Room 19 Mathletes

June 24, 2020

Here is a group of tenacious Mathletics pupils who’ve arrived really hard to build up their Mathletics points...

Mrs Staniford received a gift today!

June 24, 2020

Thank you to Isla Berney, Laniah Shute, Indi Hartvigsen and Jaxon Young from Room 3 for their handcrafted book.

Last Day of Term 2

June 24, 2020

From 12-3 pm on the last day of term we will enjoy house led activities...

Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015

June 19, 2020

It was our pleasure, yet again, to host Constable Gordon from NZ Police. She is a wonderful educator and an asset to our…

Class Act

June 12, 2020

The Catlins Area School has been asked to consider nominations for The ODT Class Act Scholarship. Nominations are made by…

Keep It Real Online

June 11, 2020

While the internet is a great place for children and young people to learn and connect, it can also have downsides. Online…

Year 10 Speeches

June 11, 2020

The Year 10 Integrated Studies class has been working on a unit 'Deliver an Oral Presentation using a wide range of oral…