Welcome to Papanui High School

"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/whānau to visit our school.

Read more from our Principal Jeff Smith.

Recent News

Todays Notices


There is a brief meeting for those students who indicated they would like to be part of the Papanui High Code Club on Tuesday at the beginning of lunch in P3. If any other students are interested they are also welcome to come along. - GLA
If you would like to be part of the DRAGON BOATING FUN in Term 4 then please come to the first meeting on Wednesday Interval in A6. Senior we wish to know if you want to paddle around your External Assessments - CMJ
This coming Monday the Attitude team are coming back in to speak to all Year 10 students about choices around drugs. All Year 10 students are to head to the hall at the beginning of Period 2. Please be there as soon as you can. - STL

General Notices

Full Time Positions Available: New Pharamacy in Cashel Mall opening soon looking for a school leaver, for more information please see Mrs Gordon in Careers Area. Part Time Job: in New Pet Shop at Northwood, looking for partime to assist in weekends, must have an interest in animals. for more information please see Mrs Gordon in Careers. Part Time Work ORANA WILDLIFE PARK CAFE: Casual Cafe Assistants and Casual Kitchen hands. Drivers licence will be essential for this role as it out by McLeans Island. For more info please see Mrs Gordon. Full Time Refrigeration & Air Condition Apprentices, to find out more about this exciting career please see Mrs Gordon. (2 positions available) - GRB
A reminder that 'Formative Assessments' for Y11 - 13 students start in just over TWO weeks time (weeks 8 & 9). Monday (12 Sept) will be a STUDY DAY for ALL Y11 - 13 students to prepare for their assessments at home. Following that, most assessments will occur during your double periods, with some being longer and going after school. A copy of the 'Formative Assessment Timetable' will be put in the window of the Hall from next Monday for students to preview. - VNM
All those students entitled to special assessment conditions for assessments need to see Mrs Mathias and/or Ms Bennett as soon as possible to organise your support. Last minute requests may not be able to be fulfilled. - MDB
HEAD STUDENT TEAM FOR 2017– nominations are now open for Year 12 students who would like to be considered for next year’s Head Student Team (which consists of 2 Head Students and a number of Deputy Head Students). An information pack and nomination form can be collected from the Student Office. Nominations close on Friday 9th September at 3.30pm. - WMJ


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: https://papanui.mystudent.school.nz/
  5. Username is your normal Kamar username
  6. Password is your normal Kamar password