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


All male and female basketball players - our off season is starting this Thursday after school, in the GC. 2.30pm till 4.30 pm
- Tuesday 27th October, 2020 (HPG)
A new (and final) assessment opportunity this week for the Year 11 Close Viewing standard will take place on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th October 2.30-4pm in B4. A short film will be viewed and assessments completed. Any questions see Mrs Coulthard.
- Thursday 16th April, 2020 (CLC)

General Notices

NO Training afterschool today.
Meet in J2 on Wednesday afterschool
Reminder for those Year12's that have signed up for Peer Support to check your emails and complete the application by Friday the 30th of October next week. If you haven't signed up and want to please see Mr Anderson ASAP
Student nominations are now being accepted (self nomination) for the 2020 Junior Sportswoman/man of the year.

Firstly this is awarded to students that have participated at a high level within school sport and then outside of school sport is considered if not offered at school.

To nominate please email Kirsten Hill (Head of Sport) at [email protected] the following:

Name + Form Class:
1. Sports and teams involved in at school
2. Competitions played in within those teams/ sports
3. Achievements/ results
4. Out of school sport achievements
5. Other school involvement e.g. sports and health council, student council, music groups etc

Nominations close Friday 6th November.
Remember to drop of your non perishable food donations to the foyer of the student office every day this week. Let's support and City Mission and maybe win a pizza shout for your form class.


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