Welcome

Welcome to Puketapu School, our happy and friendly school in Bell Block, New Plymouth.

School Zone

Our community is growing fast, so we need to zone. Here is our proposed Enrolment Scheme

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About Puketapu

From Enrolment to Absences, Policies, Procedures, School Hours, Term Dates… everything you would like to know about our school.

Term 4: Week 9: 11 December 2019

In this issue: Somad Celebration, Tabloid Sports, Rimu water fun, Te Ara O Tuna – Blessing and official opening of our Dillon Drive Entrance, Students vs Staff Touch game and much much more…

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Term 4: Week 8: 4 December 2019

In this issue: It’s all about SOMAD this week! We invite everyone to come along to our performance and celebration. There will be singing, dancing, visual arts and a whole lot of fun! See you there. Also in the news… Inventionators, Tough Kids, Touch kids, Tech kids and lots more!

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Term 4: Week 7: 27 November 2019

In this issue:
Learning Teams for 2020; Reporting to parents for the end of 2019; Board learning; Year 8 Adventures; CVs in Kowhai; Gardens, Baking and more! Plus, SOMAD is next week…

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Proposed Enrolment Scheme

Proposed Enrolment Scheme

Bell Block is growing fast and to make sure Puketapu School continues to be able to provide for tamariki in our community, we need to introduce an enrolment scheme, a "school zone". Working with the Ministry of Education, the Board of Trustees has agreed a draft enrolmentRead more
We have a new Board!

We have a new Board!

We are delighted to announce our new Board of Trustees

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Teacher Strike – Wednesday 29th May

Teacher Strike – Wednesday 29th May

This week we received confirmation of the planned strike for both primary and secondary teachers across New Zealand. Consequently, the school will be CLOSED on Wednesday, May 29th. We fully appreciate that this will be an inconvenience to our families, but also feel strongly that change andRead more
Board of Trustee Elections 2019

Board of Trustee Elections 2019

2019 BOARD OF TRUSTEE PARENT ELECTIONS Puketapu School School profile number: 2223 Nominations are invited for the election of five (5) parent representatives to the board of trustees. Nomination FormAttached is a nomination form to enable you to put your name forward as a candidate in theRead more
A New Bike Track

A New Bike Track

We love being outdoors and active and we love our new bike track! With the help of Bikes in Schools who helped organise and pay for it, and Groundworkx who constructed it, we have a brilliant new track for biking at school. The track goes right aroundRead more

School Calendar

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