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


There are no Meetings scheduled for Sunday 20th September, 2020.

General Notices

Please check the careers website ( for more details on:
Tuesday 22/09 Careers are visiting NZIS: interested students must see careers on Monday
Sign up to tour Ara's Manawa Health Campus these holidays
Take a look at Studylink Information for student loans and allowances
Check which events have been postponed or cancelled
Visit UC halls
Lots of other events, tools and advice are out. Check the site or your Sunday emails
It is time to celebrate the last week of school! Everyday this week different Councils will be putting on some great events to get involved with:
Monday lunchtime - Dance performance in the Quad
Tuesday lunchtime - Students vs Teachers in the Gym, Dance performance in the Quad
Wednesday interval - Jump Jam in the Quad
Wednesday Lunchtime - Bake Sale, Lip synch encore Open Mic in the Quad
Thursday lunchtime - Mega print in the Quad
Friday - Non Uniform Day - theme Flashback Friday - bring $2 to raise money for Big Brother, Big Sisters and cholmondeley house - both local charities helping young people in Canterbury
Lunchtime - Carnival Day - student Bands in the Quad, inflatables on the field, lots of food to buy in the quad - bring CASH


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  2. Install
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