Adult ESOL

The Papanui High School Adult ESOL Department has three classes each of about twenty students. All our students are either NZ citizens or Permanent Residents and so are new New Zealanders who live here permanently now.

Our students come from a range of countries, currently Taiwan, South Korea, China, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and India. All students are full-time and attend school for the same hours as mainstream students.

The course focuses on communication (speaking and listening), but also covers the core areas of reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary. Students also sit NCEA standards each year and take Kiwi cooking classes three times each term. As part of the New Zealand studies programme, students go on weekly outings to different places in the community to allow our students to get to know their community and learn about opportunities that exist in Christchurch for themselves and their families. Examples of weekly visits are an art gallery or museum, local charity group, shops of interest, a walk or sports centre.

Todays Notices


There will be a trip to Mt Hutt offered on Friday 24th August. Book and pay at the Student office. See Mr Dalkie if you need information.
- Wednesday 22nd August, 2018 (DLB)
Unfortunately, the stress workshop run by a group of the Year 12 Leadership team is postponed. It will now be held next Wednesday 29th of August
- Wednesday 29th August, 2018 (SWT)
Can all Year 9 and 10 Cantamath Teams please come to a meeting in F10 about tomorrow night's event. Very important that you attend. Thanks
- Tuesday 21st August, 2018 (TRP)
PhilSoc is on on Thursday!

Come to B8 at 2:40 to hear Sophie Deam of 13Mrn delve into horoscopes.

See you there!
- Thursday 23rd August, 2018 (ADR)

General Notices

FRIDAY 24th August — will be a mid term break for staff and students and the school will be closed.
Reminder Rock Climbing sessions on today after school - meet Jeremy by the school entrance.
No Basketball this Friday due to Mid Term Break.
Urgent - all players named in the Junior basketball tournament team please meet in J8 after school Wednesday 22nd August please for approx 30 minutes


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