Papanui High School

International Student Experiences

"Our aim is simple... to provide the best education possible for every student"

Preparing students for their future2015 11 13 Jeffsmith

We are making a difference for our students and they are doing incredibly well. The school has worked hard to consolidate recent initiatives to ensure sustained and continuous improvement.

We look forward to welcoming all prospective students and their families/whanau to visit our school.

Read more from our Principal Jeff Smith.




Recent News

Todays Notices


The Revolution Tour will be visiting our school on Tuesday 28 May and will be performing at lunchtime in the hall with a free concert. Everybody is welcome!
- Tuesday 28th May, 2019 (VNM)
If you are interested in being a part of this years makeup crew for Beauty and The Beast come to a meeting next tomorrow Lunch time in D1
- Friday 24th May, 2019 (HRN)
Check out the Samaon Emojis attached to the notices.

Volleyball and music out on the field tomorrow lunch all welcome.

Manuia le aso - Have a good day
- Tuesday 28th May, 2019 (HRN)
Have you ever stopped to think about what makes you 'you'? You're a human being, but what makes you human?

Come along to B8 at 2:40 on Tuesday to contemplate the question "What is it to be human?"

See you there!
- Tuesday 28th May, 2019 (ADR)
All Year 13 students attending the UC Criminal Justice trip today please meet out side the hall straight after period 3 please.
- Monday 27th May, 2019 (HRN)

General Notices

Sunday 16th June - student registrations being held on Thursday 30th May at lunchtime on the basketball court in front of A block. $25 per person to enter and payment needs to be made at time of registration - cash or Eftpos excepted.
Students will be required to make their own way to the event on the day. For more information prior to registering please see Kirsten in the Sports Office.
Students interested in competing in the Canterbury Secondary School Gymnastics / Trampolining Championships please see Kirsten in the sports office for more information.
No Service Council meeting this Friday but please check google classroom for sign up for our activity next Tuesday
Reminder that we are meeting at the cricket pavilion at 2.45 on Tuesday.
Part Time Holiday Work: All Stars Kids Club Holiday programme is a holiday program for children aged 5 - 15 year olds, who have a physical or intellectual disabilities. The programme runs every school holidays from 8.30am - 3.00pm and is based at Shirley Intermediate School.
They are looking for student volunteers to work with children with special needs. You must be 15years or older and will be paid $25 per day.
For more info please come to careers.
No Wednesday Sport bar Boys 1st XI Football this week due to the Teachers Strike.
No Basketball this Friday due to staff only day and queens birthday weekend.


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