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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.
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

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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Interschool

On Thursday last week our Year 5 & 6's had their first Interschool match for 2024. We hosted Bell Block…
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Welcome Whaea Jo

Welcome Jo Goldsmith. Whaea Jo is an experienced teacher with a long history with Puketapu School - her grown up…
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Beyond COP21 Symposium

Back in April, 5 of our students spent the day at Green School New Zealand to attend the Beyond COP21…
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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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