140th Jubilee Celebration – Labour Weekend 2022

Registrations to the New Plymouth Boys' High School 140th Jubilee are now live! Register here We are excited to welcome Old Boys and staff from all eras to celebrate 140 years of New Plymouth Boys' High School. Come back and share your stories and memories with old mates. We welcome partners to attend the weekend. Registration is a non-refundable cost of $55. Registration for Old Boy and Partner is $80.  Following registration confirmation, an email will follow shortly with a link to purchase tickets to your selected events and our 140 year merchandise. Labour Weekend 2022…

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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

Year 10 Activity Week

All Year 10 students will be involved in the Year 10 Activity week programme from Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th.  Please note that Monday 12th December is a normal school day.

School Holidays and Term Dates

Click here for 2022 Important Dates Click here for 2023 Important Dates

Junior Exams 2022

Junior Exams - Timetable, information and exam rules

2022 Awards Dinner Sponsors

Thank you to our 2022 Awards Dinner Sponsors.

Senior Practice Exam Timetable 2022

Senior Practice Exams - Please click for timetable, information and exam rules

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

Year 9 Camps 2022

 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝟗 𝐂𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐬  One highlight of the NPBHS year has been the Year 9 camps. Held in the last week of the year, they provide opportunities to experience new activities, make new friends, and finish the year on a high note. Timeline:Week 8 Term 3 - Permission slip and camp selection on the parent portal. Early Term 4 - Students will be notified what camp they are on. Week 3 Term 4 - Camp leaders will hold meetings to give information about clothing, equipment, and programme.

2022 Winter Tournament Week

There are eleven teams travelling away for Winter Week Tournaments (29th Aug – 2nd September). Good luck to all teams!

Sport and Cultural Photo Times

** SESSION 1 ** Date: Thursday 18th August Venue: Ryder Hall Click here for photo times ** SESSION 2 ** Date: Thursday 25th August Venue: Ryder Hall Click here for photo times To order visit our Online Store

NZSS Squash Nationals 2022

Venue: North Shore  Date: 6-8 August The team was seeded 19th this year, which was a drop from last year.  However, with the exception of one player, the rest of the team has another two years after this year together.  Hence this was the year of getting the team together and building experience.Team: Logan Terrill, Jacob Peters, Zach Haynes, Toby Freyria, Ari Laurenson, Hayden Carter (reserve). Coach:  Hamish Gray Assistant coach:  Kaye Carter TIC:  Kate Kilgour Round 1 - Cullinane College (14th Seeds)In this round, everyone was matched against someone of a higher grade.  Jacob was…

School Board Elections 2022

Parent Election Result Declaration (No voting election required)

Course Selection 2023

Today we started the Course Selection process for 2023. Here is a video presented to the boys explaining the process over the coming weeks. Your son will bring his Course Selection Guide home on Wednesday 10th August to discuss his options for 2023. https://vimeo.com/737677144

The Valour Project

Honour the fallen 228 WW2 New Plymouth Boys' High School Old Boy Servicemen, by bringing their names to the Memorial Gates. The school, in association with the Old Boys and NZ Remembrance Army, want to honour the 228 WW2 Old Boy Servicemen who gave the ultimate sacrifice. The Memorial Gates on Coronation Avenue currently only recognises Old Boys from WW1. The 228 WW2 servicemen are listed elsewhere in the school. The Valour Project wants to recognise these WW2 servicemen by remembering their sacrifice in bronze alongside their WW1 Old Boys on the Memorial…

COVID-19 ORANGE Health and Safety Plan

As at 24 July 2022

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! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact michael.graham@npbhs.school.nz

Palmerston North Boys’ High School Sports Exchange

Date: Thursday, 23rd June | Venue: New Plymouth Boys’ High School Old Boys, and friends of the School, are invited to attend the annual sports exchange against Palmerston North Boys’ High School, on Thursday, 23 June at New Plymouth Boys’ High School. Golf Top 8 - NP Golf Club @ 8.00amGolf Top 8 - NP Golf Club @ 8.00amJunior Basketball - Gym @ 9.45amColts Football - Webster 2 @ 9.15amU15A Rugby - McNaught @ 9.15am1st XI Hockey - Turf @ 10.30am1st XI Football - Webster 1 @ 11.00am1st V Basketball - Gym @…

The 68th Niger Trophy Boarders Rugby Match

Date: Monday, 6th June | Venue: New Plymouth Boys’ High School | Kickoff: 10.30am 𝗩𝗲𝗻𝘂𝗲: 𝗚𝘂𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗚𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗞𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗼𝗳𝗳: 𝟭𝟬.𝟯𝟬𝗮𝗺 This fixture is usually played every Queen’s Birthday weekend between New Plymouth Boys’ High School and Palmerston North Boys’ High school Year 9 boarders for over 60 years, the Niger Trophy rugby game is a fixture steeped in tradition. Both teams have won, both teams have lost and although the spectacle on the day is what everyone sees, everyone who has played knows there is so much more than just the game. For the Year…

Hamilton Boys’ High School Sports Exchange

Date: Thursday, 9th June | Venue: New Plymouth Boys' High School Old Boys, and friends of the School, are invited to attend the annual sports exchange against Hamilton Boys' High School, on Thursday, 9 June at New Plymouth Boys' High School. Golf Top 8 - NP Golf Club @ 8.00amSquash Top 6 - Kawaroa Park @ 9.00amJunior Basketball - Gym @ 9.45amU15 Hockey - Turf @ 9.15amColts Football - Webster 2 @ 9.15amU15A Rugby - McNaught @ 9.15am Inline Hockey - Hockey Rink - 10.00am1st V Basketball - Gym @ 11.30am1st XI Hockey…

2022 Athletic Sports Day results

Well done to all athletes! Excellent day at TET Stadium in Inglewood. The day started, overcast with some showers and then turned hot and sunny. Highlights - Senior 100m with Liam Day first with a photo finish between Jacob Peters and Flint Boderick showing the difference of 100th of a second. Callum Gordan recorded the fastest time of 11.82 in the Intermediate final. Scott Manning won the 3000m and 1500m double in the Senior boys competition. He also competed in the NZ age group championships last weekend recording a personal best of 9.13min in…

Athletics Sports Day

2022 Programme

Athletics Sports Day

The school's annual Athletic Sports will take place on Thursday, 10 March at the TET Stadium in Inglewood.  It is a fun day for all students which strengthens the inter-house spirit of the school. There are events for all students, including competitive and non-competitive house events. Buses will be provided for students free of charge to and from the venue. Please note face masks must be worn on the buses. The athletes competing in the 200m, 1500m, Junior Javelin, Intermediate Long Jump, Senior Shot Put, Senior Triple Jump, and Year 12 helpers will…

Annual Work Day – Friday 11 March

This year the PTA’s major fundraising event is being held as a School Work Day and the PTA has decided that the funds it raises will be used to provide shade around the school and more opportunities for lunchtime activities. It will also provide a subsidy to extra-curricular transport costs. Work Day has been held over many years, where boys offer their services to the people of New Plymouth and further afield, by doing modestly paid work for five hours, or longer.  The hourly rate is $8.00 (minimum) and the TARGET for each…

Day School Year 9 Huia Rōpū Teacher Interviews

Thursday 24 February3.00 pm - 3.30 pm

2022 Swimming Sports Prelims Info

2021 Top Scholars

2021 Scholarship results were released today, and it is our pleasure to congratulate our top achievers. Scholarship is the highest New Zealand academic qualification for secondary school students. Well done!

Start of the Year Newsletter 2022

Welcome back! Important Letter from the Headmaster

2022 School Bus Routes – Update

From Wednesday 2nd February 2022 Tranzit Citylink will be operating a new school service from Inglewood to New Plymouth. ALL students heading north from Inglewood onwards will now need to catch this service. For further information please visit our website and download the applicable timetable https://www.trc.govt.nz/buses-transport/routes/route-maps/ Tranzit Coachlines have finished operating the School Bus service from South Taranaki at the end of 2021. This is now operated by the Taranaki Regional Council under the Connector Services, this will provide cheap fares and the ability to us e the Bee Card online ticketing system.As…

2022 Course Change Interviews

If you wish to make a change to your course selection in 2022, please make an appointment with one of the timetable team. Click here for times

Welcome Back!

Parents, your son’s timetable is now available on the school portal for you to view. COURSE CHANGES FOR YEARS 10-13 CAN BE MADE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: Thursday 3 February Friday 4 February Boarders only: Tuesday 8 February Students only need to attend if they have course changes or blanks on their timetable. If your timetable is complete and your courses are correct, there is no need to attend. Students may attend in mufti for course changes. 2022 STATIONERY LISTS: School stationery lists are available on the website, online at OfficeMax or Warehouse…