Your son’s timetable now on School Portal

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: Friday 29 January - 10.30am - 1.00pm course changes with SLT in Library for Years 10 to 13. Monday 1 February - 10.30am - 1.00pm course changes with SLT in Library for Years 10 to 13. Tuesday 2 February - 10.30am - 1.00pm course changes with SLT in Library for Years 10 to 13. Students only need to attend if they have course changes or blanks…

Uniform Shop Holiday Hours 2021

A reminder that our uniform shop is open from Tuesday, 5 January during the holidays! You can find all your uniform requirements in our uniform shop!EXCITING NEW ONLINE STORE COMING SOON !! 

Late Enrolment Process at School

The school is closed from Wednesday, 16th December until Monday, 25th January 2021. Students who want to enrol at New Plymouth Boys’ High School will need to have an enrolment interview with a senior staff member on Friday, 29th January.

2021 Stationery List

The 2021 Stationery lists: Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Year 12 Year 13

Headmaster’s Newsletter

Happy holidays everyone! Here is your newsletter for Term 4!

Library Book Donations

If you would like to donate a book to the New Plymouth Boys’ High School Library from our librarian’s selection, please click here.  This scheme is made possible through a partnership with All Books NZ. All Books is our largest book supplier, always providing the school with a very generous discount.  Simply choose and buy a book directly from the list. They will send the book to the library, along with your details, so that the school can show our appreciation and acknowledgement for your generosity. Expanding our library collection enhances literacy and…

Nathan Wallis Events in 2021

New Plymouth Boys' High School is proud to announce that Nathan Wallis, the host of the documentary “All in the Mind”, and co-host of the TV Series “The Secret life of Girls”, is coming back to Ryder Hall in 2021! Captivating audiences over 200 times per year to sellout events, Nathan has a profound reputation as a lively and engaging speaker. He uses humour and plain language to make this complex topic burst into life. In this presentation, Nathan provides an informative narrative on how our day-to-day interactions with children and young people,…

2020 Awards Dinner

Congratulations to this year’s nominees and prize winners from Wednesday night’s Awards Dinner held at The Devon Hotel.NPBHS is proud to acknowledge the achievement of the recipients of Tiger Jackets in Cultural and Sporting activities, and this year’s Dux. Congratulations to the following prize winners: Sports Team of the Year – 1st XI Football TeamCultural Group of the Year – Olympus JeopardyPerforming Artist of the Year – Alex Eggers (Music)Sportsman of the Year – Jone Rova (Rugby) Wolfe Cup Winner – Kieran Deegan and the 2020 Dux – Riley Day Well done to…

School Holidays and Term Dates

Student Spotlights for 2020

Check out this year's students who has gained recognition for their sport/cultural/academia achievements in 2020.

Science Revision Books

The School recommends the following Science Revision Books. You can purchase these from the Scipad website.

Newsletter September 2020

In this issue: School Ball, Tournament Week Round Up, Cultural Catch Up, Super 8 Rugby, and more…

2020 Changes to NCEA

The NZ Qualifications Authority have made some changes to NCEA in 2020 introducing learning recognition credits to the 2020 qualification. A Level 1 student can earn one learning recognition credit for every five credits gained, up to a maximum of 10. Level 2 and 3 students can earn one learning recognition credit for every five credits gained, up to a maximum of 8.

2020 Revision Books

Revision Books are now available from our Online Shop! Click & Collect or delivered to your home options available.NPBHS Online Shop These are not classroom texts, and students have the option of buying them for revision of exam questions at home.

Super Eight 1st XV Semifinal

GOOD LUCK to the 1st XV Rugby team who play Rotorua Boys' High School in the Super 8 Semifinal on the Gully Ground tomorrow! Thank you to our sponsors for your support - WR Phillips, BounceBack Physiotherapy, BHL Feeds, BTW Company Ltd and Phoenix Shipping.Comment below to wish the boys luck! As entry to the game is strictly by TICKET ONLY, SidelineApp and Sky Sport will be on the ground to make sure you don't miss a second of the high-stakes action! Sign up with SidelineApp LIVE and On Demand

2020 Teams for Winter Week Tournament

There are nine teams travelling away for Winter Week Tournaments (31st Aug - 4th September). Good luck to all teams!

Tri-Schools Surfing Competition

The tri schools surfing comp was held over three locations on Monday 24 August - Friday 28 August with an U14, U16 and U18 all running at different spots around Mahia to maximise the best conditions. The boys had a once in a lifetime experience to hang with NZ pro surfer Ricardo Christie on Tuesday, and then to have him film and analyse their surfing was awesome. A great week, congrats to the team and the impressive individual results.

Super 8 Cross Country Results

The team travelled to Gisborne Boys' High School on Monday 24 August - Tuesday 25 August for the 2020 Super 8 Cross Country competition.

Events Update

From your Headmaster, Mr Sam Moore. Dated 24 August.

School Wellness Day

Is on Monday, 7th September. The school is closed on this day.

Teachers’ Professional Learning Day

Is on Friday, 4th September. There is no regular classes on this day, and students do not need to attend school.

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Subject Interviews for Year 9-10 POSTPONED

Due to Covid-19, the Junior Subject Parent Teacher Interviews on Wednesday, 19 August are postponed until further notice. We apologies for any inconvenience.

2020 Speech Finalists

Well done to the following 2020 finalists! Speech Finals will take place on Tuesday, 18 August in Ryder Hall for invited guests only. Due to Covid-19, only 100 people will be able to attend.

COVID-19 Level 2 Health and Safety Plan

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

Floor Plan for Senior Subject Interviews – POSTPONED

Floor plan for Senior Parent Teacher Interviews in Pridham Hall on Wednesday 12th August. Please wait outside the classroom until the teacher collects you.

Palmerston North Boys’ High School Sports Exchange

Wednesday 5th August 2020 Mark this date in your diary, and come along and support our teams in this year's ONLY MID-WEEK HOME sports exchange of the year!** Don't miss the highlight of the day (1.45pm) - the World Famous WHOLE SCHOOL HAKA ON THE TERRACES **See you all there!

Parents Interviews and Process for Course Selection for 2021

In 2020 we have reviewed our course selection process and parent interviews. We have made a number of changes to the way we have done things in the past. The changes and timeline are outlined below.  Tuesday 4 August: The boys have been issued with the 2021 Course selection booklet. Please ask your son to see the book and take the time to discuss the subjects he may want to study in 2021. A copy is also available on our website. Wednesday 12 August: POSTPONED 2021 Course selection information for Year 11-12: 1.50pm…

Old Boys Reunion – 1st August – Tauranga

Calling all New Plymouth Boys' High School Old Boys - young and old - based in Tauranga! You are cordially invited to come along after the TBC rugby exchange to meet the Headmaster, Mr Sam Moore, and catch up with fellow Old Boys. Venue: Worlds End Bar and RestaurantLocation: 227-229 Fraser Cove, TaurangaTime: 2.00pmDate: Saturday 1st August No cover charge. Nibbles provided. You can register by clicking 'Going' on the event itself and we look forward to seeing you there! Check out our Online Shop for your supporter's gear, book order or special…

FDMC Exchange

Old Boys, and friends of the school, are invited to attend the annual college fixture between New Plymouth Boys’ High School and Francis Douglas Memorial College on Tuesday, 21 July at FDMC. 1st XI Football - Football #1 Field @ 11.45am1st V Basketball - Gymnasium @ 12.30pm1st XV Rugby - Rugby #1 Field @ 12noon Please go along and support our boys! To watch live stream, go to or