Wednesday 25 November 2020

School Reports

Reports will be sent home with all students on Thursday 10 December. Your child will have had the opportunity to read their report and clarify any questions with their teacher. Our reports show both the level of achievement and progress made during their time at O.I.S.

Wednesday 25 November 2020

Toot for Tucker

Monday 7 December from 6pm. Listen for the "Tooting" in your street!

Tuesday 24 November 2020

Diligence Assembly

Our Diligence Assembly is Tuesday 8 December at 1.30pm in our school hall. We acknowledge students who have consistently shown Diligence in their school work throughout the year. All welcome!

Monday 23 November 2020

Robinson Family Cup - Excellence in Sport

Oamaru Intermediate has a new cup donated by the Robinson family. This cup is for achieving excellence in sport.

Monday 9 November 2020

Term 4 dates to remember

Here are some dates to remember of events happening throughout Term 4 at OIS.

Friday 6 November 2020

Looking for Lego

If you have Lego at home that is no longer being used, our Learning Centre would really appreciate using it. Feel free to call the office 03 4370822 if you would like us to collect it. Thanks!

Thursday 5 November 2020

The JR McKenzie Trust

This Trust offers support to parents of Year 6 and Year 8 pupils who foresee financial hardship in the purchasing of new uniform items as their child moves into Year 7 and Year 9 at High School.

Thursday 5 November 2020

Whnau Survey

Oamaru Intermediate school is part of the Waitaki Ara Khui Ako. This is a group of schools who work together to create pathways, increase engagement and raise achievement for students.

Thursday 5 November 2020

Drama Club

The Drama Club have been working seriously hard for their next upcoming performance. They have written their own script (with five acts or more) and have often self directed. They will be performing their production week five in assembly. Look forward to some fun, fantasy, mystery and mirth.

The JR McKenzie Trust

This Trust offers support to parents of Year 6 and Year 8 pupils who foresee financial hardship in the purchasing of new uniform items as their child moves into Year 7 and Year 9 at High School.

Thursday 5 November 2020

Principal's message

We are well underway with term four and while there are much teaching and learning still to happen, there is a number of events also lined up. Many of those focus on the transition of students into and out of OIS.

Thursday 15 October 2020

Helpers: Athletics Day 2020

We are after helpers to help with Athletics Day on Friday 30th October. We are also after a group of Year 8 parents to run a BBQ during lunchtime at our school athletic sports.

Thursday 15 October 2020

OIS School uniform

The Oamaru Intermediate School uniform fosters a sense of identity, belonging and pride in our pupils. It ensures a consistently high standard of dress is worn by pupils throughout the day and provides a cost-effective and practical dress code.

Sunday 11 October 2020

Wear something PINK day - Friday 16 October

This year OIS is doing something a little different for Pink Shirt Day. INSTEAD, we are having a wear something PINK day: so substitute uniform item/s for something that is pink.

Sunday 11 October 2020

TEACHERS ONLY DAY - Friday 23 October

On Friday 23 October, the OIS staff will be engaging in Professional Learning and Development so the school will be closed for instruction.

Thursday 8 October 2020

OIS Production - CANCELLED

It is with a lot of thought that management has decided to cancel a School Production for this year. We can appreciate that a number of students were looking forward to this. We have decided it is in the best interests of the students and the staff to leave production until 2021.

Thursday 24 September 2020

Principal's Message....

With only one day left in this term it is timely for everyone to have a break to relax and recharge their batteries. The movement to a Covid Level 1 status means that there will be more freedom for everyone to move around and meet in bigger groups.

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Basketball Round-up 2020 Season

Congratulations to all those teams who participated in the Collegiate Basketball Competition for 2020. The Ninja and Lakers teams had a good season. Lakers enjoyed having a fun season focussing on participation.

Wednesday 23 September 2020


Repertory Theatre October 7 - 11 daily at 2pm. MTO Children's Theatre presents WIND IN THE WILLOWS . All tickets $10.00. Book online with iTICKET or at the Repertory Theatre Box Office 12.00pm from Monday October 5th - 11th. These shows sell out quickly. Jump online to secure your ticket.

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Daylight Saving starts this Sunday

Clocks spring forward 1 hour at 2.00 am on Sunday 27 September.