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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

Pink Shirt Day Colouring Competition

Congratulations from our Home & School team, to the colouring in competition winners Thank you to St Pierre's Sushi for…
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National Young Leaders Day 2024

National Young Leaders Day 2024 - By Rhys Warring and Emma Lane. On Wednesday at 4:30am our brave young leaders…
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SUPPORT STAFF DAY 2024

Today, we're shining the spotlight on our incredible support staff here at Puketapu School! We want to extend our thanks…
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WE LOVE GETTING GOOD FEEDBACK!

We received a lovely email from another school about one of our year 5/6 netball teams. Some of the email…
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Enrol Now

Do you have a  year old starting school in 2024 or 2025? Enrol now  https://enrolments.linc-ed.com/apply/NZ/2223
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Thank you Home & School

Check out our new concrete painting!
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Thank you Noodle Head!

Last term Noodle Head Bell Block donated this awesome sports equipment. We had some happy tamariki
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ANZAC DAY

Lest We Forget This ANZAC Day, let us take a moment to honor and remember the brave men and women…
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Howie Tamati League Tournament

Yesterday some of our Year 5 & 6's participated in the Howie Tamati League Tournament. We came away with second…
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Fiona Warring

Information for anyone wishing to attend on Saturday. Parking: there will be additional parking available at the back of the…
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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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