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

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Empower – Learn – Belong home learning programme

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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 2: 27 May 2020

In this issue: How are we feeling after one week back at school? A message from our Kaitiaki Kotiro; Thank you Essential Workers! Some great costumes and great fun. Enjoy the rest of your week.

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Term 2: 20 May 2020

In this issue: It is great to be back at school after our long Lockdown! A reminder of some of the Level 2 rules; Lots of creative learning around our school; Our first Dress Up Day of the Term is this Friday!

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Term 1: Week7: 18 March 2020

In this issue: It’s all about COVID-19: School Trips and Excursions; Hygiene at School; Learning about Keeping Clean; Things to do if your child is worried; Learning Partnership Hui – still on in Week 9; What’s that on the field? Hats, Ts and Hoodies to order; What’s on for the rest of the term?

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Empower - Learn - Belong

Empower - Learn - Belong

Puketapu School has launched Empower – Learn – Belong, our approach to home learning.

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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

School Calendar

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