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


Any Pasifika Students who are keen to take part in the UCMeXL July Holiday Programme need to either let Ms McLean or Ms Archer know so they can be registered. The programme provides free academic tutoring, workshops, transport to and from PHS, meals, and learning resources to Pasifika Students. The programme is held for 3 days during the term 2 holidays. The details for the July programme are as follows:

Date: Tuesday 10th- Thursday 12th July
Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: University of Canterbury
- Wednesday 27th June, 2018 (ARL)
Those students who signed up for editing and design teams for the school magazine, please meet in B3 Monday lunchtime to assign sections.
- Monday 25th June, 2018 (SMM)

General Notices

Any students wishing to take part in the Australian Mathematics Competition are to sign up with their maths teacher by Friday the 29th of June.
The competition will be held on the 9th of August, 2018.
Lunchtime in GC Gym
Monday 25th June - Red vs Green
Tuesday 26th June - Blue vs Green
Wednesday 27th June - Yellow vs Red
Thursday 28th June - FINALS


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