Term Dates

2020 Term dates:

Papanui High School 2020 Term dates:


TERM ONE: Tuesday 28 January - Thursday 9 April

Monday 27 January

Staff only day

Tuesday 28 January

Pƍwhiri for new students


Orientation programme begins

Thursday 6 February 

Waitangi day - school closed

Monday 30 March

Summer Tournament week

106 half days



TERM TWO: Tuesday 28 April - Friday 3 July

Monday 27 April

ANZAC Day observed - school closed

Thursday 7 May

AC conference day

Friday 29 May

Staff only day - school closed for instruction

Monday 1 June

Queen’s Birthday - school closed

94 half days



TERM THREE: Monday 20 July - Friday 25 September

(cancelled) Thursday 6 August

This is no longer happening.  PPTA Accord Day 1 - school closed for instruction

Friday 21 August

Mid-term Break - school closed

Monday 31 August

Winter Tournament week

Monday 14 September

Senior Assessment week

98 half days



TERM FOUR: Monday 12 October - Wednesday 9 December

Monday 26 October

Labour Day - school closed

Monday 9 November

Senior Prizegiving- Christchurch Town Hall

Friday 13 November

Show Day - school closed

Monday 16 November

NCEA Examinations begin 2020 exam timetable

Thursday 19 November

PPTA Accord Day 1- school closed for instruction

Thursday 10 December

Junior Prizegiving

82 half days

 Total: 380 half days (includes the 2 PPTA Accord days)