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The Catlins Area School
To be the best you can be
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A rich learning environment
Literacy and numeracy
Prospective and current parents are invited to
our open day to see the school in action.
View the new learning spaces and
find out more about our school.
Great NCEA results
Student driven learning
Atmosphere and learning
Atmosphere and learning is all
fun at The Catlins Area School. For more information, head
to the open day or visit the
The Catlins Area School caters for Year 1 to Year
13 students in a modern school setting. The
school currently has 180 students which are
divided across the three schools. Junior School caters
for Years 1-6, concentrating on numeracy and literacy
skills while giving the students a broad range of
exciting learning experiences.
The Middle School caters for Year 7-10 and provides
a rich 'learner centred programme' which challenges
students to develop their thinking, organising and
problem solving skills.
The Senior School caters for Year 11-13 students
focusing on qualifications and high academic
Being an Area School The Catlins Area School has the
advantage of smaller class sizes and more individual
Teachers, students and their families develop strong,
positive relationships between the school and home.
Programmes are tailored to meet the need of the
Learning is fun and we get to go cooking --- George,
There is a good atmosphere here, The teachers and
the kids are pretty friendly --- Cam, Yr 10
Lots of our learning is hands on, field trips, practical's
and experiments --- Ellen Yr 11
There are better opportunities to find out where you
want to go in life; the teachers will help you find your
path --- Fabio, Yr 12
heats up for
top club teams
Fours, sixes, maidens and wickets ---
South Otago's top senior cricketers
are ready for action.
The senior competition begins on
Saturday, with six teams vying for
the championship title.
Lawrence, last season's winners, will
again be tough to beat with a team
very similar to last season.
Kaitangata, runner-up last season,
will be a strong contender and will
again be led by Roger Pennell, with
Blair Bennington a key in the batting
Milton will be tough also but will miss
the all round ability of Simon Scott,
who has decided to sit out this
Owaka again will be looking to Jamie
Shaw for runs and Tony Miller for
Blueys (Tapanui) will again be in the
fray and will not be easy and another
team that looks to be a top prospect
is Clinton, which is in its third year
back in the competition.
One of Clinton's gains is the former
Kaitangata player Mark Phillips, who
is a handy all-rounder. Phillips has
played two games for Otago Country
already this season and should be
raring to go on Saturday. The other
gain is Pat McKenna, who was a big
run scorer for South Otago High last
SOHS this season will play their
cricket in the Dunedin competition.
The first round will consist of
Twenty20 games will be played on
December 8, with a double header of
games on December 15.
Saturday's first round draw -- home
Owak v Kaitangata; Bleuys v Clinton;
Lawrence v Milton.
In a men's interclub result, Stirling
were too strong for Milton Gold,
winning by 10-2.
John Sutherland and Bob Sanders
each scored two wins for Stirling.
Best for Milton came from Kevin
Anderson with a single win.
Another catch-up game played was
between Kaitangata and Clinton, with
Clinton getting home by 7-5. For
Clinton, Alan Mathieson (2), and
Wynstan McLachlan scored wins,
with McLachlan also picking up a
In another catch-up game, Finegand
picked up a 12-0 win over Stirling.
Men's midweek games: Round three
of the men's midweek competition
was played at Waihola, with the rain
interfering with play, as the games
were cut short at afternoon tea.
Clinton kept in touch with the leaders
when they beat Balclutha White by
12-8. Balclutha Red, skipped by John
de Malmanche, scored a narrow win
over Waihola by 11-9. SOTC scored
the biggest win of the day when they
beat Stirling by 15-6, Kaka Point
Seals held out Milton to win by 11-9,
and K P Orcas scored a 13-6 win over
The Kaitangata club's next shoot is
on Sunday, October 28.
Results from the stableford
competition at the Balclutha Golf
Club on Saturday.
Women's section: Gaye Edwards 38
points; Viv Fiddes 37 points.
Men's section: Steven Ballock 43;
Lyall Mcnee 40, Glen Paterson 39,
Reg Haar 38, Garry Milne 37, Kerian
Scott 36, Rini Niovara-Dave 36, Gavin
Sumpter Moor Longest putt: Reg
Haar. Chisolm Park NTP: Glen
Paterson. Balclutha Night/Day Gross:
Rini Niovara-Dave 82. Guest Mug:
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