2017 Student Timetable

By 4 January, your son's timetable will be available on the parent portal. If you are struggling to access the parent portal the school office will be open from 23 January and staff will be available to assist. If you need advice and support in changing any subject selections, then the Deans will be available on Wednesday 25 January - please ring the office for an appointment If your son's timetable has a gap in it this will mean he has either a subject clash or a missing subject. As such, he will…Read more

BYOD

All students are encouraged to "Bring Their Own Device" (BYOD) The school has a policy of not connecting any device smaller than an 8" screen to our wireless network, unless granted special permission. The following links have more information on the pro's and con's of different devices. BYOD Devices for Years 11-13 Devices for Years 9-10 Frequently asked questions BYOD Tips and AdviceRead more

Headmaster Speech Senior Prizegiving

Tīhei mauri ora, he mihi ki te runga rawa He mihi ki Taranaki te maunga Te whare e tū ake nei, tēnā koe Te marae kei waho rā, tēnā koe Ki a koutou rā te kanohi ora, te iwi o Te Atiawa nui tonu, te hapū o Ngāti Te Whiti E kui mā, e koro mā, rau rangatira mā Nau mai, haere mai ki te kura Tamatāne o Ngāmotu Ki te kaupapa nunui o te rā Hei whakahōnore ngā rangatira a apōpō, i mua i te aro o a rātou whānau me a…Read more

News Release

NEWS RELEASE Sir Graeme Douglas Dining Room The Board of Trustees, staff and young men of the hostel are proud to announce the generous donation from the Sir Graeme Douglas Family Charitable Trust of more than $500,000 to strengthen and refurbish the hostel dining room.Read more

Success at Rugby Finals Day

Taranaki Secondary Schools Finals Day, Saturday, 20 August 11.25am NPBHS U14 v Waitara U15, Field 2, Yarrows Stadium  (NPBHS U14 won the title 40 - nil) 11.25am NPBHS Boarders v Central 2nd XV, Field 3, Yarrows Stadium (NPBHS Boarders won the title) 1.10pm NPBHS U15a v Hawera 2nd XV, Field 2, Yarrows Stadium (NPBHS U15a won the title)Read more

Headmaster Assembly Speech July – Family

Over the holidays I am sure you managed to spend some time with family and friends. At least I hope you did. Teenage years can be challenging times for families. You are discovering your independence, sometimes testing boundaries and no doubt family members patience. The people that care about you also find it really hard to give you all the freedom you want......Read MoreRead more

Parent Teacher Interviews

    You will be notified via your son's engagement report of parent /teacher interviews dates and times. They can be booked via www.schoolinterviews.co.nz If you have any difficulties making a booking please contact the school office 758 5399.Read more

NZ Captains

Tom Cole has been named captain of the NZ U18 sprint kayak team. Angus White has just been selected as captain of the NZSS Cross Country Team to travel to Australia.Read more

NPBHS 1st in Surfing Competition

The NPBHS surfing team recently competed in the Gisborne invitational surf competition in Gisborne The team was competing against  Gisborne Boys’ High School, Tauranga Boys’ College and Campion College. The Results saw in the U14 boys, Tom Butland 2nd and Hunter Peterson 4th. The Under 16 Boys, Sam Dingle 1st, Lucca Lind 2nd and Isaac Kettle won the U18 boys.Read more

Festival of Sport

The New Plymouth Boys’ High School sports performance programme are offering a Festival of Sport on Friday 22 July for Year 6- 8 boys. It will involve skills in the morning and games in the afternoon (9am -3pm). Sports catered for are: Hockey, Football, Basketball and Rugby. Contact Mr Bublitz for more information. david.bublitz@npbhs.school.nzRead more

School Production

New Plymouth Boys’ High School and New Plymouth Girls’ High School have a combined school production from 31st May - 2nd June. This is an hilarious and touching story about a friendship that spans 30 years, two cultures and one street. The story is written by Oscar Kightley from Sione’s Wedding and Bro’ Town fame and Dave Armstrong. It is set in 1970s suburban New Zealand, where six-year-old Ioane Tafioka, fresh off the boat from the islands, moves in next door to Peter Burton. Instantly becoming best friends, they spend every day together.…Read more

Michael Mcleod – ANZAC Speech

Michael McLeod Year 12 represented the School, and the Taranaki-Wellington West Coast region for the ANZ RSA CYRIL BASSET VC SPEECH COMPETITION, where he won the Regional Finals held in Wanganui, and came Third in the National Speech Competition held at Pukeahu National War Memorial in Wellington on Wednesday 23rd of March. Michael also presented his speech, named 'Ka Mate Ka Mate Ka Ora Ka Ora' in the schools ANZAC SpeechRead more

School Cross Country

The school Cross Country took place at the end of term 1, on a rather damp day. Mac Rowe was the first Junior home, Calum Sutherland won the Intermediate and Angus White the Senior. The Headmaster won the staff race with a top 10 finish in the Senior Cross Country. Click on the link for the full staff results. School Cross CountryRead more

Sailing results

A very successful regatta was held at Algies Bay and our New Plymouth Boys High Team performed very well in a very tight competition. The team of Josh Van Bergen, Will Lightbody, George Trvdeich, William Pritt, Ben Crane and Hayden Benton improved four places from last years competition to finish in eighth place overall in the gold fleet. The team can take pride in having a victory over all of their competition teams with the exception of KeriKeri the eventual champions. Congratulations to the team for a great season.Read more