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


When we experience cold/wet weather during the school day, a small number of venues are open so that you can be indoors.
Year 9 & 10 - J block
Year 11 & 12 - Hall
Year 13 - B block

Please remember to exhibit our PRIDE values when in these spaces. This means that;
You stay seated and converse with your peers in a low volume (no shared music)
You use the rubbish bins provided for all litter
You interact in a polite manner with staff and students.
- Friday 3rd April, 2020 (MCR)

General Notices

It is important to remember our schools PRIDE values when we are interacting with other students and staff at break times...
This includes;
Being positive in the way we talk to others and interact with our friends by using polite and kind language.
Being respectful by using our manners when queuing at the canteen and using rubbish bins to dispose of our litter.
Showing integrity by staying away from the areas of the school that are out of bounds at break times.
Daring to excel by participating in the activities/events that are happening at lunchtime.
Engaging in our learning by heading to class before or when the first bell goes.


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