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Welcome to Puketapu School.

Empower All People to be Healthy, Lifelong Learners

At Puketapu School we believe that our students contribute to their learning, their whanau and their community, they are communicators, they are kind to themselves, others and their environment, they are learners, they have a strong sense of belonging and they look after their wellbeing.
Information for New Parents
From communicating with parents, to  lunches to stationery to Bring Your Own device (BYOD), Puketapu School has plenty of great extras!
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School Calendar
Get all the important dates for school terms, events, meetings and official information.
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Puketapu School Home Zone
All students who live within the home zone described below and/or shown on the attached map shall be entitled to enrol at the school.
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Enrol Online
Welcome to the first stage of enrolling at Puketapu School - complete our online enrollment form here.
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our values

Kia Manawanui - Have a Heart
Kia Māia - Be Courageous
Kia Kaha - Do Your Best
Kia Ora - Be Well

Learning at Puketapu

Our Principles

High Expectations
Oritetanga (Equity)
Inclusion – Ako
Community Involvement
Future Focus
Environmental Sustainability
Hauora

Two Pathways to Excellence

Academic - When the learner has developed the generic learning skills and the specific knowledge, skills and understandings that enable them to excel in their chosen pathways.

Personal - When the learner has developed the personal values, dispositions and capabilities that enable them to lead a happy, healthy and successful life, while making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of their communities.

Newsroom

NEWS ARCHIVE

Newsletter for Term 4: Week 6: Friday 25 November

In this issue: Mrs Sattler heads out to visit our year 6's at camp; School management in 2023; Keep being…
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Newsletter for Term 4: Week 5: Friday 18 November

In this issue: Ex-Principal Mr Smith comes to visit; Save the date for SOMADD; Superstars & Duffy Award winners for…
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Are you our next kaiako?

We are seeking a new member of our teaching team for 2023.
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Newsletter for Term 4: Week 4: Friday 11 November

In this issue: Student Showcase & Te Mako Matawhero Awards; Be Sun Smart; An important message for the Croc lovers;…
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Newsletter for Term 4: Week 3: Friday 4 November

In this issue: Tātarakihi Festival photos and stories; GUMBOOT FRIDAY; Tо̄tara take on Govett Brewster, Puke Ariki & the Library; Dates for…
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Newsletter for Term 4: Week 2: Friday 28 October

In this issue: Te Roopu o Puketapu attends the Tātarakihi Festival today; Planning for 2023 is under way; Te Mako…
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Could you be our new Kaiako?

We are seeking three teachers to be part of our team, starting Term 1 2023.
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Newsletter for Term 4: Week 1: Friday 21 October 2022

In this issue: Welcome back to Term 4; Check out our new sandpit & Basketball hoops; This weekend is a…
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Newsletter for Term 3: Week 10: Friday 30 September

In this issue: Term 3 is done!; Student Showcase celebrating our learning along with our Te Mako Matawhero award winners;…
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Newsletter for Term 3: Week 9: Friday 23 September

In this issue: A message from our Principal; Farewell to Mrs Benton; Thank you to our wonderful Home & School…
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Address
25 Dillon Drive,
Bell Block,
New Plymouth.
4312

Main Reception
Phone 06 755-0973
Online
office@puketapu.school.nz
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