Welcome

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

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Our school community has chosen their representatives and we are excited about working together for our school.

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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 3: Week 4: 14 August 2019

In this issue: Maths Week – what great costumes we saw! Cross Country Fun Run & Walk… Not Dawdle 2019 is this Friday – have you got your whanau colours ready? Keep that sponsorship money coming in too. Some brilliant designs for our butterfly garden fence from Totara and two less rats in the world this week thanks to Totara’s trapping.

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Term 3: Week 3: 7 August 2019

In this issue: It’s time for an enrolment zone; lots of awards and tamariki who have made us proud; Friends for Forkie in Rimu, Cross Country Fun Run & Walk… Not Dawdle is next week! Dressing up galore – in Green, Yellow and Maths costumes; Sponsorship, sports and shop to win!

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Term 3: Week 2: 31 July 2019

In this issue: Auaha is everywhere!; A message from our Board about ERO; The Tortoise and the Hare are coming; Celebrating some great achievements and looking forward to lots of fun events… and more!

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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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  • Kick Start Breakfast - Special Breakfast
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