Senior Practice Exam Timetable 2023

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

Francis Douglas Memorial College Sports Exchange

Wednesday 17th May. Good luck to all teams!

Auckland Grammar School Sports Exchange

Tuesday 2nd May. Good luck to all teams!

2023 ANZAC Assembly

The occasion of our annual ANZAC Assembly on Wednesday, 26 April at New Plymouth Boys' High School is a very important part of our school year. The service will be live-streamed, beginning at 2.10pm on the day. Programme (scan below) Venue: Top Field outside Pridham Hall Event Information The Valour Project - Honouring the Fallen The school, in association with the Old Boys and NZ Remembrance Army, want to honour the 226 WW2 Old Boy Servicemen who gave the ultimate sacrifice, by bringing their names to the Memorial Gates. Four new bronze plaques…

2023 Top 6

Our 2023 Top 6 Student Leaders were re-presented their Tiger Jackets in a special ceremony with their close family members in Pridham Hall last night. Congratulations to Head of Barak House Jack McNeil, Head of Syme House Joshua Pennington, Head Boy Joshua Gard, Deputy Head Boy Azyah Lokeni, Head of Hatherly House (and Head Boarder) Clay Potts, and Head of Donnelly House Dean Clarkson. Each leader nominated a close family member to present them with their Tiger Jacket. These six student leaders have already contributed in a big way at the school, and…

Annual Work Day – Friday 10 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…

Athletics Sports Day

The school's annual Athletic Sports will take place on Thursday, 9 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…

2023 Swimming Sports Day

Students are able to participate in competitive and non-competitive events. 8.40am - students report to Huia class for roll call. 8.50am - House Assemblies Please bring your togs and earn some house points! Come to school in your house colour. All the best to everyone involved. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

New to School Open Day

Thursday 23 February from 3pm - 5pm

2023 Swimming Sports Prelims Info

The first days of the School Year 2023

FRIDAY, 3 FEBRUARYYear 9 students:Meet on the top field outside Pridham Hall (the first entrance on the left, travelling up the hill) at 8.40am. You will be welcomed with a pōwhiri into Ryder Hall. Parents who want to be formally welcomed as part of the pōwhiri, are welcome to stay. The first day is an orientation for new students with the Year 13 student leaders. Year 9 students will need to bring their ‘Welcome to School’ Book posted to them in December. If they intend to bring a device to school, please bring…

Huia Rōpū Teachers and Leaders 2023

Each student in the school is allocated to a House and, within that House, a Huia rōpū, made up of Year 9-13 students. Each rōpū (group) has a Huia Teacher and Huia Leader and each House a Student and Staff Leader. Huia times are used for administration, mentoring and developing well-rounded young men.

Student Services

Student Services is open from 7.30am - 4.00pm during term time.

Events in Term One 2023

What you need to know...

School Buses 2023

There are a number of buses that are available for students for their journey to and from school.

Sport Development Officers 2023

The winter sports season runs through Terms 2 - 3. Please keep a look out on the school daily notices and Facebook for information on trials and registrations.

Tuck Shop

The school’s Tuck Shop is open before school, interval and lunchtime.Menu subject to change without prior notice during Summer and Winter.

Uniform Shop Holiday Hours

During the Christmas break, the Uniform shop had a makeover and a broadening of its role at the school. Over recent years we have had growth in the online shop and more parents are using the click-and-collect option of school products. The uniform shop will change its function to the school's retail shop and will be the point of collection of all goods purchased. (e.g. photos and uniform). The confusing range of uniform shop hours has now gone, and the retail shop will be open during term time before school on Monday and…

Late Enrolment Process at School

The school is closed from Friday, 16th December until Monday, 30th January 2023. Students who want to enrol at New Plymouth Boys’ High School will need to have an enrolment interview with a senior staff member on Monday, 30th January 2023.

2023 Stationery List

Make sure your son has stationery for the beginning of Term 1, order from our stationery class lists on or Warehouse Stationery today! 

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

Junior Exams 2022

Junior Exams - Timetable, information and exam rules

2022 Awards Dinner Sponsors

Thank you to our 2022 Awards Dinner Sponsors.

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)