Thank you to our Sponsors!

The following sponsors are supporting our School. Please support them!

Newest Tiger Bar recipients!

Congratulations to these students awarded Tiger Bars today. Their names are ones to watch as they strive to attain Tiger Jackets through their achievements in the years to come. Well done boys! Culture Tiger Bar recipients: Charlie Betts, Ian Wong, Brayden Ross and Freddie Weeks Sport Tiger Bar recipients: Jack Parr and Dylan Benton Charlie Betts, Mr Moore, Jack Parr and Ian Wong Dylan Benton, Brayden Ross, Freddie Weeks and Mr Moore

Yr 13 Leavers Photo Time

Date: Wednesday 29th September Venue: Pridham Hall Please line up outside Pridham Hall at 8.30am on top field. To order your 2021 Leavers Photo and Taranakian - click here Last day to order photo is Monday, 1st November.

Sport and Cultural Photo Times

Date: Wednesday 20th October Venue: Boarders Lounge **NEW VENUE THIS YEAR** Click here for photo times and to order!

Premier Photo Times

Date: Tuesday 28th September Venue: Pridham Hall Click here for photo times and to order!

Year 9 Camp Guide

THIS GUIDE CONTAINS INFORMATION ABOUT THE DIFFERENT CAMPS AVAILABLE TO YEAR 9 STUDENTS, WHICH ARE HELD IN THE LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL. These Year 9 Camps provide some valuable extracurricular opportunities for students, a chance to develop some new skills, and experience a new challenge. There is a huge range of camps on offer - check them out in this guide! To donate please click here

2021 Changes to NCEA


COVID-19 Level 2 Health and Safety Plan

New Plymouth Boys’ High School COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan

Job opportunities for School Leavers

Looking for the next move in your life? https://www.npbhs.school.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Job-Positions-for-School-Leavers.pdf

COVID-19 Situation

Letter from the Headmaster Mr Sam Moore dated 17 August 2021

Just for Year 13s

Year 13 students... you can now order your 2021 Leavers Gear! Last day to order is Friday 27th August 2021 NO EXCEPTIONS! HoodieNPBHS in black across the front and 21 LEAVERS  on the back.Order HereSingletCrest on the front. Your nickname and number on the back.Order HereRugby JerseyNPBHS crest and 'LEAVERS 21' embroidered on left chest. Order Here ShortsNPBHS and Leavers 21 on front. Regular fit with Draw cord.Order HereTrackpantsGrey trackpants with NPBHS Leavers 2021 down one side of leg.Order HereTankardTankard with frosted school crest and 'Leavers 21' underneath.Order Here Leavers PhotoPhoto will be taken…

NanoCamp and DiscoveryCamp 2022

Yr 12 and 13 students... MacDiarmid Institute are offering two awesome camps in January 2022 - NanoCamp and DiscoveryCamp. Experience science in a fun, hands-on environment and work with some of New Zealand's top researchers! Applications close 3 September 2021 The application form will be accessible via their website: https://www.macdiarmid.ac.nz/news-and-events/events/ Any questions to Mr McLellan. Don't miss out on this great opportunity!

Raising Teens in the 21st Century – Lets Talk!

NPBHS PTA is proud to announce that Dr. Yariv Doron, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Taranaki DHB (CAMHS) and founder of Space of Mind Clinic is coming to our community with his presentation - Raising Teens in the 21st Century - Let's Talk! A presentation for Parents and Caregivers of Taranaki Secondary School Students. Date: 7th SeptemberTime: 7.30pm - 9.00pmVenue: NPBHS Ryder Hall**No registration required** Gold coin entry to be donated to New Plymouth Emergency Shelter Trust (for homeless men).

Year 9 Camps are back!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCMENT Year 9 Camps are back for 2021! Click here for more info

Open Evening

Thank you to everyone who visited our Open Evening yesterday. It was great to welcome so many visitors to our School! Due to the large number of attendees last night, we apologies for running out of application forms. These are available to download by clicking on the following link https://www.npbhs.school.nz/enrolm.../day-school-enrolments/ If you want to book an Enrolment Interview, please go to this link https://npbhs.schoolpoint.co.nz/ Year 8 Enrolment Interviews will take place in the next couple of weeks at contributing schools, or you may contact the NPBHS office on (06) 758 5399 to arrange…

2021 High School Open Days and Enrolment Interviews

New Plymouth Boys’ High School Open Evening – 4th August 2021 A showcase of the Year 9 curriculum and tours of the school. This is an opportunity to experience the heart of New Plymouth Boys’ High School first-hand with your family. Prefects will show boys and their family around the grounds, showcasing the facilities that the school has to offer. Teaching staff will be available to discuss the academic programmes and the Headmaster, Mr Sam Moore will address all our guests and outline the wonderful opportunities, values, and traditions that our school offers…

Tertiary Scholarships

Start your Scholarship search TODAY! Click here

Black Tie Soirée

Sat 10th July 2021, 7:00 pm A chance for parents, Old Boys and friends of the School to get together, and celebrate! SATURDAY, 10th JULY 2021 7.00PM PRIDHAM HALLDoors open 6.30pm.2 Course dinner included, nibbles served 6:45pm. Buffet Main & Dessert 7.30pm. Complimentary first drink at the bar. Live Auction. Live Band from 8pm. Raising funds for the Headmaster's Student Hardship Fund.Limited tickets available.  To purchase tickets click here


Mufti Day – Taranaki Retreat Fundraiser

Mufti Day Thursday 27 May! Supporting Taranaki Retreat - RAISING FUNDS FOR MENTAL HEALTH. If you come in mufti, please remember to bring $2.00

Pridham Live – Taranaki Retreat Fundraiser

Come along to our Pridham LIVE - Taranaki Retreat Fundraiser on Thursday, 27th May to see performances by top local acts including:The Slacks, Renee Millner, Sam Egli and much more... Venue: Pridham Hall New Plymouth Boys High School Time: 7.30pm Ticket Prices: $20 adult, $10 student Purchase ticket here  Limited tickets available from Student Services. BIG NEWS!!On Friday 28th May Ken & Anna have chosen to extend their time on their Breakfast Show to raise as much money as possible for Taranaki Retreat.12 hours of Hope will run from 6am - 6pm with…

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors!


Auckland Grammar School Sports Exchange

Tuesday 18th May. Good luck to all teams!

University Open Days 2021

All Universities have open days that your son can attend. There are virtual open days and on campus open days. On each University website you will find out when these are. Some are starting soon, and others aren't until September. As a school we do not organise a trip to these open days but you are encouraged to go down and visit with your son if the date suits.

FDMC Programme


Update on TRIAL Lock Down

We have completed our lockdown exercise and all students, staff and persons on-site are safely accounted for.  Everyone did extremely well and responded to instructions. Thank you.

TRIAL Lock Down

Friday 7 May 10.27am New Plymouth Boys’ High School is currently conducting a TRIAL Lock Down exercise.  This is not an emergency. 

2021 Teacher Only Days

The school will be CLOSED for lessons on the following days: Thursday 20 May - Regional Teacher Only DayTuesday 3 Aug - Regional Teacher Only Day Monday 6 Sep - Wellness Day (School Closed)Tuesday 30 Nov - Regional Teacher Only Day The school will be OPEN on this day: Friday 3 Sep - Teacher-Student Call Back Day (this is the last Friday of Winter Tournament Week) Please keep a look out on Facebook for more information about these days closer to the time.

Parent Teacher Interviews

Wednesday, 19 May, 2.00pm - 7.00pm in Ryder Hall Parent Teacher Interviews are an opportunity for you to meet with as many of your son’s teachers as possible. Bookings can be made via the School Portal. To book Parent Teacher interview, click here:School Portal Log in You now have the ability to login into the School Portal via your existing Google or Microsoft email. To do this just click on the Google or Microsoft on the login page.Alternatively, login using your son's name (eg. john.smith) and Parent Portal Password. If you have forgotten…

2021 ANZAC Assembly

Thank you to all who attended to commemorate our fallen, in particular Guest Speaker Squadron Leader Stephen Bone RNZAF Liaison Officer (Old Boy 1966-1971), NP and Districts RSA President Mr Graham Chard, and Mr Bryce Gordon who played the Last Post / Reveille.