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 1: Week 4: 26 February 2020

In this issue: Te Ahu o te Reo Māori – teaching the teachers; A new Learning @ Home book for 2020; Design Technology for 2020 – and a great recipe for old bananas; Heaps of sporting opportunities – including two TRYathlons… and lots more.

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Term 1: Week 3: 19 February 2020

In this issue: PB4L Expectations, Bike Day, Touch Season, Self Portraits, Road Safety, Lunches and lots more!

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Term 1: Week 2: 12 February 2020

In this issue: Our Learning Theme for Term 1; Ko Puketapu Matou – We are Puketapu; getting ready for sport in 2020; How to access the Linc-Ed Parent Portal; Lunches for the term and lots 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

February 2020

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  • First Day of School!
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  • Waitangi Day
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  • Road Patroller Training
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  • Whanau Event - Let’s Go Ride Summertime Rolls Programme (4.00 - 5.30pm) - Community Bike Ride & Pool Open
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