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


Watch the best commercials, short films, and documentaries on the big screen at The Pappies FRIDAY 19TH OCTOBER 6pm!
What are The Pappies? The Pappies are our annual Media Studies awards night. There will be popcorn, drinks and other fun stuff. Come along, be entertained, and find out who wins the glory of a PAPPIE in 2018!
Who is this for? YOU! Families and friends are welcome too. You don't have to be a Media student to attend. We want a real, live audience!
What do we bring? Just a wee gold coin and hands ready to applause our brave film makers.
See you there!
- Friday 19th October, 2018 (MGH)
If you have signed up or are interested in playing Korfball this term, please see Mrs Hanlon at interval in M2.
- Tuesday 13th March, 2018 (HNS)
Come this Thursday to the World Culture Club! We are kicking off Term 4 with a party. Bring some food to share. Ideally finger food such as baking or chips. Anyone is welcome to come. We meet weekly at P1 during Thursday lunchtimes.
- Tuesday 16th October, 2018 (CRA)
Would all students who were involved in the SpeedMeets event held late last term please come to a meeting in A12 at interval today. I'd like to talk to you all about making contact with potential employers.
- Tuesday 16th October, 2018 (LNK)

General Notices

Please make sure you collect a permission form and hand it in before your first game this Wednesday.
Looking for holiday work? Are you fit and able to help load courier vehicles? thefrieghthub is recruiting for jobs for november and december this year. Applications are due this Friday by emailing a CV. Please check the details on the careers website or coming into the careers area asap.
Year 12 students who requested an application for Peer Support should now check their school email. Applications are due by 5:00pm next Monday 22nd October.


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