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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 whānau 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.

Home Learning: Week 10, Term 2

Lerning from home link for year 5, 6 & 7: https://sites.google.com/puketapu.school.nz/empower-learn-belong/home-learning

Information for New Parents
From communicating with parents, to  lunches to stationery to our school app (Hero), 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 Māia - Be Courageous
Kia Manawanui - Have a Heart
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

Enroll now for 2025!

Calling All 4-Year-Olds for 2025 Enrolments! It's that time of year again when we start planning for the upcoming school…
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Puketapu Puanga video

One more Puketapu Puanga video for you to celebrate the end of a fantastic term. Manawatia ā Puanga / Matariki…
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Coastal Walkway extension from Bell Block to Waitara

A roopū (group) of our student leaders represented Puketapu at the dawn blessing of Te Pae o te Rangi -…
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Mānawatia a Puanga

Mānawatia a Matariki Mānawatia a Puanga In Aotearoa, Matariki signals the begining of the Māori New Year. However, in some…
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Friday’s Assembly

Thanks to Emma Lane and Adelle Robinson for hosting our assembly on Friday. Well done to our Te Mako Matawhero…
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ORDER your Puketapu Hoodies, T-Shirts and Crews NOW!

Game Changer now has Puketapu Gear available for order: https://www.gamechanger.org.nz/puketapuschool Remember to select pick up as your shipping option so…
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Room 11's BEAT DAN CARTER CHALLENGE

Room 11 have officially completed the beat DC challenge! As a whole class, we kicked 953 goals! Congratulations to everyone…
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TOI Grant 2023

Last year we were very fortunate to receive $25,000 from the Toi Foundation to spend on ICT. We used this…
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Up the WAHS!

Up the WAHS- On Saturday15 June, 11 tamariki from Puketapu School, along with their league teams, travelled to Auckland to…
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Future Ferns

Puketapu Tahi had a dress up in your PJs day at Future Ferns yesterday. Sarah Jenkins, Zaiya Pomana, Macy Donaldson,…
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Puanga / Matariki Celebration

We are looking forward to celebrating Puanga / Matariki with you all on Thursday 27 June. This school community event…
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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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