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


Combined Assemblies will be on this Friday in the hall.
Period 3 : Y9 & 10
Period 4 : Y11 - 12
Y13 students have normal period 4 & do not need to go to assembly
Period 5 - there will be voting for 2018 Head Students. This will occur in your normal period 5 class.
- Friday 20th October, 2017 (VNM)
Student council meeting in J11 at lunch Friday
- Friday 20th October, 2017 (KNH)
A Secondhand Uniform sale is being run on Wednesday 25 October 2017 from 2.30 till 3.30pm in the G1 uniform room.
- Wednesday 25th October, 2017 (MLM)
CTC enrolment forms for 2018 need to be returned to Mrs Langdon as soon as possible. Places on these courses are limited and late enrolments may not be accepted. If you have expressed an interest in CTC for next year but don't yet have an enrolment form or you would like to find out more about CTC come and see Mrs Langdon in the Careers office this week.
- Tuesday 17th October, 2017 (LNK)

General Notices

Want to learn Lawn Bowls for free while playing with your mates??? Wednesday 3-4pm @ Morrison Ave bowling Club starting Term 4. Sign up at the sports office by Friday if you are interested.
If you went on Shadow Tech Day earlier in the year can you please check your email asap.

Thanks, Mrs Maddaford
Open Boys Volleyball Team meeting J8 at Lunchtime on Thursday
Volleyball games will be played on Tuesday next week due to Monday being a day off so please let Kirsten in the Sports office know if you are unavailable to play.
All Yr 9 and 10 boys who have signed up or keen to play AFL please meet at the sports office at interval on Thursday.


To install the App on your device you need to search for "Kamar" in the Android Playstore or the Apple App store.


  1. Download the Application
  2. Install
  3. Open and click on Settings
  4. Enter the server address:
  5. Username is your normal Kamar username
  6. Password is your normal Kamar password