PPTA Paid Union Meeting

The school will close at 12:05 pm on Monday, 24 June to accommodate a paid PPTA (Post Primary Teachers Association) Union Meeting being held in Stratford for all teachers in Taranaki. The school is required to accommodate such meetings if requested. If students are unable to go home at this time there will be supervised study available for the remainder of the school day We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause your family. Sam Moore Headmaster

Loves-Me-Not Programme for Year 12 students

On Monday, 24 June (week 9 of this term) the Year 12 students will be in attending the ‘Loves-Me-Not’ programme run by the school, in conjunction with New Plymouth Girls’ High School and the Police. This programme will NOT be affected by the PPTA Paid Union Meeting that is being held on the same day. The ‘Loves-Me-Not’ Workshop has been inspired by Sophie Elliot’s legacy and her mother Lesley’s passion to educate all young New Zealanders on what is a healthy relationship and what is not a healthy relationship. As a school, our…

2020 Start of the Year Arrangements

For 2020 start dates, course confirmations, and boarding start dates please click here.

PPTA Strike Action

Please see the attached message about the PPTA Strike Action from the NPBHS Board of Trustees Chairperson, Leigh Sampson. Thank you.

Just arrived today!

Written by Max Carroll, '100 Plus Years of 1st XV Rygby at NPBHS' book is available for purchase on our Online Shop NOW. Only $20 each incl postage, grab yours today! Click here for Online Shop

PTA Meeting

The next PTA meeting is on Tuesday, 4 June in NPBHS staff room. The NPBHS PTA welcomes all parents and caregivers of NPBHS students to come along to the meeting. This month's meeting: Introduction to the new Board of Trustees

Completed TRIAL Lock Down exercise

The NPBHS TRIAL Lock Down exercise is now finished.

TRIAL Lock Down over

The TRIAL Lock Down is now over, and students are moving to their Period 5 lesson. Further information to follow.

TRIAL Lock Down exercise

NPBHS is currently conducting a TRIAL LOCK DOWN exercise.

Interested in becoming a Trustee on the School Board?

Nominations are invited for the election of 6 parent representatives to the Board of Trustees. A nomination form and a notice calling for nominations will be posted to all eligible voters. For more information, contact the school today!

NPBHS vs FDMC Sports Exchange

An outstanding result yesterday for both 1st XV Rugby and 1st XI Football teams winning their games against Francis Douglas Memorial College. 1st XI FootballAfter a goal-less first half, the game sprung into life in the second when substitute Olie Scott jumped with the keep from a well worked cross to score the opener. A second followed shortly afterwards; A long ball through the middle caught out the FDMC keeper who punched the ball into the face of the on rushing Scott, the ball fell kindly for Babo Khan who calmly placed it…

ANZAC Assembly 2019

New Plymouth Boys' High School was honoured to have Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Crow (Old Boy 1983-87) return as guest speaker for the 2019 ANZAC Assembly on Monday. Current students, special guests, and the wider school community assembled in Ryder Hall. Wreaths were laid at the Memorial Gate and Memorial Shrine by Old Boy Mr Roy Roper (1936-41), Mr Trevor Wylde (RSA President), Head Boy Zac Drinkwater, WOSCS Reece Golding, MNZM, MSM (on behalf of Navy Recruitment), Guest Speaker Lt. Col Matthew Crow, and Head Boarder Daniel Foss with the Cadet Unit and ATC…

NPBHS vs FDMC – 8 May

Good luck to the 1st XI Football and 1st XV Rugby teams tomorrow! Click here for the Programme

SCP Venues for Wednesday, 8 May


Term 2 Newsletter

From your new Headmaster - Mr Sam Moore. Please click here for the newsletter.

Farewell Haka for Mr Verić

Our boys' Haka for Mr Verić. This is respect. Click here for video

School Cross Country – Results

Hope everyone enjoyed the School Cross Country on Wednesday! Congratulations to Donnelly House and everybody who participated.

Feilding High School – Pre-Season Rugby Fixture

Old Boys, and friends, are invited to attend the pre-season rugby fixture between New Plymouth Boys’ High School and Feilding High School on Saturday, 6th April, playing on the racecourse at New Plymouth Raceway. 2nd XV Rugby - 10.30am game start1st XV Rugby - 12noon game start Please go along and support our boys in this pre-season fixture!

Whanganui Collegiate School Exchange

1.40pm kick-off, Wednesday, 1 May 2019

School Cross Country

Wednesday, 10th April 2019

18 March 2019 Message from the Headmaster Mr Paul Verić

Please click here for message from the Headmaster Mr Paul Verić.

Boarding School Open Day

Monday, 1st April 2019 - 11.00am.

Athletics Day – Results

Congratulations to Hatherly House and winners!

Financial + Career Smarts for Teens Seminar

NPBHS and NPGHS parents, Yr12 and Y13 students are invited to attend a financial seminar by Hannah McQueen. Parents of Yr 9 to 11 students are also welcome to attend. Cost: Free admissionRegister here: https://financialsmartsseminarnpbhsandnpghs.eventbrite.co.nz  

2019 Swimming Sports Results

Congratulations to all winners, Barak House, and everyone who participated. We look forward to next year!

Annual Work Day – Friday 8 March

This is an opportunity for the young men of the school to work in the community for a day and earn at least $40. Please note: No classes on Friday 8 March

World School International Forum – 2019

World School International Forum 2019 in Romania Are you a Yr 12-13 student? Are you interested in learning about other cultures? Would you like to represent our School by attending an International Forum Sunday 22 September to Saturday 5 October in Iași, Romania? This year’s host school will be Costache Negruzzi High School. NPBHS is the only school in NZ to be invited to attend this annual forum and three students and an accompanying teacher may participate. The approximate cost of the trip will be $4,000, plus any additional spending money. Further information…

New Headmaster – Mr Sam Moore

The New Plymouth Boys' High School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of the current Deputy Headmaster, Mr Sam Moore, as the school's 11th Headmaster. Mr Moore will begin his new responsibilities in Term 2. We wish him all the best in his new position.   About Mr Moore Sam Moore is an Old Boy of St Patrick's College, Silverstream so has an excellent understanding of traditional boys' Schools. He has a Diploma in Teaching and a Graduate Diploma in Technology. Sam is an experienced and accomplished Hostel Manager. In…

Retiring Staff 2018

We farewell the following staff at the end of Term 4. All the best for your retirements!   Mr John Tullett John stands at his classroom window looking into the distance. The sky is blue and punctuated by white puffy clouds. We soon learn that these clouds have magical powers, enough power to lift a glider high into the sky and this is what John is standing there contemplating. How high and far could the thermals lift his glider today. John’s knowledge and understanding of the world around him is one of wonder…

2019 School Terms and Holidays

2019 school terms and holidays