Locally Inspired Art

Locally Inspired Art

Recently our Year 7&8 students went for a walk to Bell Block beach and took photos of our local environment, looking at shape, texture and light. We then recreated our photos using different media:

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Our Enrolment Scheme

Our 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 have introduced an enrolment scheme, a “school zone”. Working with the Ministry of Education, the Board of Trustees has agreed an enrolment scheme which

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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 enrolment

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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 and

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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 the

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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 around

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Students Become Teachers!

Students Become Teachers!

This year we are delighted to welcome 7 new faces to our teaching team, including two who were once students at Puketapu School. Miss Cara Knuckey and Mrs Laurie Edwin will be joining Mrs Murphy and Miss Megaw in the Kowhai Learning Team.

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Year 7&8 Summer Camp

Year 7&8 Summer Camp

There were physical challenges, activities never tried before, team activities and a whole lot of fun. Thank you so much to the many parents who helped out on camp, cooking, supporting and being amazing. Thank you to all those who donated food, brought extra blankets and went

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