Papanui High School

This is the official page for Papanui High School, maintained by the staff at school.

Operating as usual

Photos from Papanui High School's post 25/01/2024

Welcome to 2024! 💚💛💙


Our 2024 Peer Supporters are ready to welcome our new Year 9 students next week!

Year 9 Orientation begins Tuesday Jan. 30th with our Pōwhiri beginning at 9am in the School Hall.

All Year 9 students and new and transferring students are to attend in full uniform ready for their first day!


PTA Second Hand Uniform sale tomorrow!
🗓 Saturday 20th January
⏰ 9am - 10.30am
📍School Hall
▶️ Eftpos available

🚗 Parking available in Langdons Rd carpark

Free Jersey swap while stocks last.
Bring in a Green Junior Jersey and swap it for a similar quality Navy Senior Jersey.

Papanui High School Back to School Stationery List | OfficeMax MySchool 14/01/2024

Kia ora. Welcome to 2024. Our school office will re-open next Monday 22 January. Below are some helpful links for you.
Second hand uniform sale Saturday 20th January 2024, 9.30am - 10.30am (last entry 10.20am) in the school hall, cash and EFTPOS (debit card only). Also swap a jersey day (junior to senior) swap for free.
You may wish to order your stationery through Office Max. Our stationery lists are loaded on their website

Papanui High School Back to School Stationery List | OfficeMax MySchool Shop Papanui High School’s class list requirements for back to school online. Free delivery on orders over $46 incl. GST


PTA Second Hand Uniform sale 👕

The Papanui High School PTA will be holding a Second Hand Uniform sale and free Jersey swap.

A wide range of junior and senior uniform will be on sale at discounted prices. Additionally, bring in a Green Junior Jersey and we will swap it for a Navy Senior Jersey at no cost.

🗓 Saturday 20th January
⏰ 9am - 10.30am
📍 School Hall
▶️ Eftpos available



Thursday 16th November will be a staff Accord Day and school will be closed for instruction for junior students.
NCEA examinations for senior students continue as normal. Thursday 16th is also School Workday for Junior students to help raise funds to support Ronald McDonald House where the school sponsors the Teenager Room. Students have been given information in assemblies.


Kia Ora
The Numeracy Common Assessment has been postponed because NZQA is having a difficulty with the administration of the assessment. This affects year 10 and 11 students. We will let students know the new time as soon as possible.


Great to be able to support our community and city.

Thanks to our students and whānau for supporting this important kaupapa🥫

A very big thank you and great job to the pupils of Papanui High School for the 2166 items that they collected and donated to our foodbank! We couldn't do the work we do without contributions like yours so we are very happy that you care and you support our work with your actions. 🙏🥰💛


Congratulations to our Cross Country team consisting of Reuben Anguisaca-Bland, Lachlan Oakes and Josh Rae, winning the Team award at the ZONTA sports awards last night. 🏆

This award recognises them as the most outstanding para team across all fields in all of Canterbury school sport.

An incredible achievement! 👏


Second Hand Uniform Sale 👕
The Papanui PTA are holding a Uniform sale on Saturday Oct. 28th in the School Hall. Get in early to pick up some top quality uniform items at a great price.

🗓 Saturday Oct. 28th
⏰ 9am - 10.30am
📍 Papanui HS Hall

Photos from Papanui High School's post 17/10/2023

A successful weekend for our Kapa Haka rōpū finishing 3rd overall at Tūhono, Christchurch’s biggest School Kapa Haka festival 🥉

Ka pai tō mahi! Congratulations! 👏

We look forward to our Māori and Pasifika awards evening tomorrow night in the School Hall.


City Mission Food Collection 🥫
Next week we are showing our support for the Christchurch City Mission by collecting non-perishable food and hygiene products to help fill donation parcels for those in need.

We are asking all our students to bring in as many items as they can to support this kaupapa during the week.

Wednesday Oct. 18th will be a Non-Uniform day with the request that students bring in a non-perishable item instead of a gold coin.


Kia ora

Because of the rain forecast for tomorrow we have made the difficult decision to cancel our Carnival day. Non- uniform day will still go ahead as planned and the Lip sync finals will held at lunchtime in the hall.

Langdons Road, Papanui, Christchurch Phone: +64 3 352 6119 05/09/2023

Papanui High School has now concluded our lockdown exercise. We have come out of lockdown. Everyone did extremely well and responded to instructions.

Langdons Road, Papanui, Christchurch Phone: +64 3 352 6119 Papanui High School My School, My Success, My Responsibility Tōku Kura, Tōku Tiketike, Tōku Haepapa Phone our office on +64 3 352 6119


Catch our fantastic musicians in action this Wednesday evening at our 2023 Soirée! 🎶


Kia ora
To support Daffodil day and the Cancer society we will be holding a non- uniform day this Friday 25th August. Students are asked to bring a gold coin donation to form-time. Join in the theme of daffodil day and wear something yellow!!


A very successful Southern Jam 2023 for our talented Musicians!

Papanui won 5 major awards including:
Best Jazz Combo
Big Band Gold
Jazz Combo Gold

and a big congratulations to Leon Harman winning best Trumpeter and best overall Musician! 🎺


We look forward to welcoming our Year 11 and 12 students and whānau tonight for our Course Selection evening.

Year 11 - 6pm start in the Hall
Year 12 - 6.30pm start in the Hall

Course Selection evening offers students the opportunity to meet and hear from teachers about the subjects and courses on offer for them in 2024 as well as hear from a range of tertiary and employment providers about how they can best select subjects to suit their future plans.


We invite all our Papanui High School community to attend our upcoming free speaker event: Anxiety and your Teen.

🗓 Monday 28th August
⏱ 7.30PM - 9PM
📍Papanui HS Hall

Visit our event page and register your interest below:

We look forward to seeing you there!


Kia ora. The PPTA has advised that all industrial action has been immediately called off. years 9-13 are to be at school tomorrow. This information will also be emailed home to parents.

Photos from Papanui High School's post 18/06/2023

Some outstanding results from our 10 athletes at the NZ Secondary Schools National Cross Country Champs held in Palmerston North this weekend.🏃‍♂️

Well done to Josh Rae finishing 2nd🥈 and Lachlan Oakes 3rd 🥉 in the Para Boys race.
Two national titles in the teams 3 and 6 person races as well!

Our Canterbury Champion Daniel Wordsworth finished 7th in the Year 9 boys race. 🏁

Congratulations to all our athletes and thanks to Mrs. Sharon Scott and Mr. Tony Clark for supporting our team 👏


Tonight's final performance of Chicago is officially sold out!

We thank our community for your fantastic support.

We are immensely proud of what our students and staff have been able to achieve this week in what has been an amazing show!

Bravo! 👏


Chicago premieres tonight at Papanui High School!

Get your tickets here 🎟:

Shows times 📅:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.
7pm start.

Photos from Councillor for Papanui Victoria Henstock's post 12/06/2023

Great to be a part of this fantastic community initiative.

Our staff and students have been heavily involved in the restoration of Papanui Bush in recent years planting hundreds of native trees🌳

Industrial Action Resumes - Papanui High School 31/05/2023

Kia ora
Please follow the link to our website regarding further rostering home as part of industrial action. Parents of affected year levels will be emailed by the school.

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30 Langdons Road

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 2:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 2:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 2:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 2:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 2:30pm
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