Towards 2021-2025 NCEA Change Package

In 2018, the Government undertook a review of NCEA and released the findings in a change package in 2019. These changes will gradually introduced over the next five years with full implementation in 2025. The school will be putting in place an implementation plan during 2020 and it is important that parents and students start to understand the changes ahead. There are seven changes that will be rolled out over the next 5-6 years. NCEA Change Package

Uniform Shop Holiday Hours

2020 Holiday Hours Uniform Shop Price List

2020 Stationery List

The 2020 Stationery lists: Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Year 12 Year 13

Late Enrolment Process

The school is closed from Wednesday 18th December until Monday 27th January 2020. Students who want to enrol at New Plymouth Boys’ High School will need to have an enrolment interview with a senior staff member in the last week of January 2020. At the enrolment interview you will need to bring:  A completed enrolment form. A birth certificate or passport. A copy of recent school reports. The School Prospectus will assist students with the structure/organisation of the school and has information about Year 9 subjects. The school's Study Guide will assist students…

Newsletter December 2019

In this issue: Senior Prizegiving, School Donation Decision, Leadership Programme, Awards Dinner, and more…

Junior Prizegiving 2019

Congratulations to all 2019 prize winners!

BOT Announcement – 22 Nov 2019

2019 Awards Dinner

Congratulations to this year's nominees and prize winners from Tuesday 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 - Surfing TeamCultural Group of the Year - Group WPerforming Artist of the Year - Alex Eggers (Music)Sportsman of the Year - Tomas Butland (Surfing) - Currently representing NZ at the ISA World Junior Surfing Champs in USA Wolfe Cup Winner - Heath…

Senior Prizegiving

Congratulations to the following leaders for 2020 announced at Senior Prize-giving yesterday! Head of Donnelly 2020 - Kieran DeeganHead of Barak 2020 - Kaia OrmsbyHead of Syme 2020 - Jone RovaHead of Hatherly and Head Border for 2020 - Rowan Slater Deputy Head Boy for 2020 - Fletcher FergusonHead Boy for 2020 - Brooklyn Greer-Atkins Well done, gentlemen. We look forward to your leadership next year! Kieran Deegan (Head of Donnelly) Kaia Ormsby (Head of Barak) Rowan Slater (Head of Hatherly and Head Boarder) Jone Rova (Head of Syme) Fletcher Ferguson (Deputy Head…

National secondary examinations timetable

ALL NCEA (levels 1–3) and New Zealand Scholarship examination sessions are three hours. All exam sessions start at either 9.30 am or 2.00 pm.

Surfing Results

Congratulations to Tom Butland (Yr12) winner U18 Boys 2019 National Scholastics Surfing Championships in Raglan. Well done Tom! Tom Butland Congrats to Kalani Louis (Yr9) - 3rd Place U14 2019 National Scholastics Surfing Champs, and Ryder Pennington (Yr9) - 2nd Place U14 2019 National Scholastics Surfing Champs. Well done Kalani and Ryder! Kalani Louis Ryder Pennington Images courtesy of Cory / NZ Surfing Magazine. 

Senior Practice Exam Timetable 2019

‘Journey’s End’ – Promo videos

Cricket Registration 2019

Cricket Registrations are now open for the 2019 season. Please register by Wednesday 25th September. Click here to register

Measles case in Taranaki

The Taranaki DHB has serious concerns about the rising number of measles cases in Taranaki following confirmation of the fourth in the region. A media release is attached for your reference. For more information please contact the Medical Officer of Health at the Taranaki Public Health Unit on 06 753 7798, or the NPBHS school nurse on 06 758 5399. Media Release

Winter Tournament Week

Good luck to the following teams participating in Tournament Week! INLINE HOCKEY TEAMNZSS Competition @ HamiltonSaturday 31 August - Sunday 1 September Eastlink Sports, Hamiltonvs Hillcrest High, Fri 30 Aug, 11.40am vs Hamilton Boys’ High, Fri 30 Aug, 1.30pm vs Fraser High, Fri 30 Aug, 3.20pmvs Waikato Diocesan, Sat 31 Aug, 9.00amvs Waihi College, Sat 31 Aug, 12.30pm JUNIOR BASKETBALL TEAMNZSS Premiership Zone 3 @ NapierSaturday 31 August - Tuesday 3 SeptemberPettigrew Green Arena & Hastings Sports Centre, Napiervs Stratford, Sat 31 Aug, 10.45am, P Arena 3vs Manukura, Sat 31 Aug, 4.00pm, P…

Measles information for schools

16 August, 2019 The Taranaki Public Health Unit has confirmed a second case of measles in Taranaki this week, and is warning teachers and parents to be aware of the signs and symptoms. Measles spreads easily via coughing and sneezing. Symptoms include a high fever along with a runny nose, hacking cough, sore red eyes, followed by a rash three to five days later which starts on the head and spreads down the body. Adults and children who are suspected to have measles should stay away from school, work and public places to…

Ryder Hall Photos

These photos are for sport and cultural teams and will be laminated with players’ names. There are two sessions this year: Thursday, 22 August - 1pm - 3pm and Thursday, 29 August - 11am - 3pm.

Tiger Jacket Assembly 12 August

Well done to the following 22 students who were awarded Tiger Jackets today in assembly. Basketball - Lucas MacLachlan , Archie TaylorCross Country - MacCallum Rowe, Lachlan White Navigation Sports - Lachlan WhiteFootball - Kieran Deegan, Adam Lawrence, Morgan McLean, Ethan O'Halloran, Braedan Quilter-Phipps, Max Roy, Oskar Wano, Ben Wilson, Ghavi Yudistira Hockey - Jakob WinklerRugby - James Cole, Christian Elaise, Shaun Leath, Jack Parker, Levi Reweti, Jone Rova, Rowan Slater Squash - Jack Shearer Also, congratulations to Tre Niwa Te Huia for his selection to Prefect.

Well done, Robbie White!

On Monday, 5th August, the Deputy Commissioner of NZ Police, Mr Wallace Haumaha came to NPBHS and presented year 11 student, Robbie White with his national award. Robbie won the Race Unity Speech Awards National Final. The boys responded by showing their respect to Robbie - something he will cherish for the rest of his life. What a reflection of race unity! Haka for Robbie White (video)  Deputy Commissioner of NZ Police, Mr Wallace Haumaha, Robbie White, and NPBHS Headmaster Mr Sam Moore. 

Who’s Huia!

Come join us for this special performing arts showcase featuring many awesome entertainers from NPBHS and NPGHS on Thursday, 29 August at 7pm. Tickets available from both school offices.

2019 Year 9 Camp

Information booklet for Year 9 students.

Newsletter July 2019

In this issue: Hillary Challenge, Super 8 Tournaments, 'Something 4 Nothing', Smokefree Rockquest, Ngā Manu Kōrero Competition, Term 2 highlights, and more...

Pridham Hall Photographs

These are formal photographs for the schools premier teams and groups and will be mounted on card with the school crest, players' names and team achievements.

2019 Something 4 Nothing Launch

Something 4 Nothing is all about our boys connecting with, and serving our local community. Here's a window into a couple of the activities that our boys are involved in. Hundreds of boys headed out yesterday with their Huia Roopu and more will follow suit next week.

PPTA Industrial Action

Please see the attached message from the Headmaster, Mr Sam Moore. Thank you.

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.