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Week Ahead: Week 10, Term 2, 2021


Napier Boys High School Week AheadWeek Ahead: Week 10, Term 2
Monday, 05 – Sunday, 11 July

Headmaster’s Farewell

The students will farewell Mr Bertram on Thursday, 08 July. This will involve a full-school assembly led by our prefects.

Parent/Caregiver Teacher Interviews

Parent/caregiver teacher interviews are in Week 10. Meetings are five minutes in duration. Students are welcome to attend alongside their parents/caregivers.

An email, with booking details, has been sent to all parents/caregivers.

Dayboy interviews are 3:20 – 8:30pm on Tuesday, 06 July in the Gymnasium. Please click on the following link to make a booking if your son is a dayboy student:

Hostel interviews are 1:00 – 3:30pm on Friday, 09 July in the C Block classrooms. Please click on the following link to make a booking if your son is a hostel student:

If you have difficulty making a booking, please phone the school office for assistance (06) 833 5900. On both days school will finish at 12:15 pm. School buses will leave at 12:30 pm.

Year 10 ‘Good Man Award’ Programme

All Y10 students are involved in the ‘Good Man Award’ programme. The programme encourages our Y10s to recognise and reflect the values of our school, including participation across the school and community.

Community service is a significant aspect of the programme. Every Y10 core class participates in a community service project, supported by the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. 10HX and 10SU will undertake community service on Wednesday, 07 July, 1:10 – 3:10 pm. Permission slips have been sent home with the boys. The teacher responsible is Mrs K Taylor, Senior Master,

End of Term 2

A reminder that Term 2 ends on Friday, 09 July. The school office will be closed over the holiday period.

Term 3 begins on Monday, 26 July.

Communication & Contact Details

It is critical that parents/caregivers notify the school of changes to their contact details – physical address, email and phone. Changes should be updated with the school office by emailing Mrs J Gourdie

In the case of an emergency or for urgent updates we may use a text messaging / SMS service. Increasingly we use the School App to push out updates. This is useful for parents/caregivers and students. Download ‘SchoolAppsNZ’ and select Napier Boys’ High School.

Progress Report, July

Progress reports are generated twice a term. This report offers an overview of your son’s achievement and effort. The July progress report will be emailed to parents/caregivers in Week 10. Please make the time to talk through this report with your son, acknowledging the positives, work-ons and setting goals to collectively work toward.

KAMAR Parent Portal

A reminder that parents / caregivers can access results and school reports through the KAMAR Parent Portal. Log-in details were posted by mail at the start of the school year. If you have difficulty accessing the portal, please contact Mrs J Gourdie

You can access the KAMAR parent portal here:

NCEA Internal Assessments due in Week 10

NCEA Level 1
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
English AS1.8 Develop connections across text All Level 1 classes


NCEA Level 2
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
English AS2.4 Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing All Level 2 classes
Physical Education (CPE) AS2.2 Application of how/why biophysical principles relate to learning skills JAK, WES


NCEA Level 3
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
English AS3.8 Develop an informed understanding of literature and/or language using critical texts BUN
Art – Painting, Design, Sculpture AS3.2 & AS3.3 Demonstrate understanding of conventions and systematically clarify ideas HAR, WLS

Year 9 Debating

Mrs Tarrant’s Y9 debating team host Taradale High School on Wednesday, 07 July. The prepared moot is, ‘whether or not libraries are outdated’.

1st Team Results, Week 8/9

Code Opposition Result
1st XI Hockey Havelock North High School 1st XI 12 – 0 win
Palmerston North Boys’ High School (Polson Banner) 2 – 4 loss
1st XI Football Lindisfarne College 1st XI 1 – 1 draw
1st XV Rugby Tauranga Boys College 1st XV 13 – 13 draw
Badminton 1A William Colenso College 6 – 0 win
Super 8 Schools Tournament 4th place
Premier A Basketball Lindisfarne College Senior A win
Palmerston North Boys’ High School (Polson Banner) 81 – 90 loss

 1st Team Fixtures, Week 10

Code Date and time Location
1st XI Hockey v Lindisfarne College Wednesday 07 July, 5:15 pm Cape Physio, Park Island
Basketball Senior A Blue v Hastings Boys’ Senior A Wednesday 07 July, 5:30 pm Pettigrew Green Arena
Basketball Senior A White v St John’s College Senior A Wednesday 07 July, 7:00 pm Pettigrew Green Arena
1st XI Football Super 8 Tournament Monday 05 – Wednesday, 07 July Napier Boys’ High School
1st XI Football v St John’s College Friday 09 July, 6:00 pm Sports Park, Hastings
1st XV Rugby Hamilton Boys’ High School – Super 8 Round 4. Saturday 03 July, 12:00 pm Napier Boys’ High School
Rotorua Boys’ High School –

Super 8 Round 5 Saturday 10 July, 12:30 pm

Rotorua Boys’ High School

Super 8 football

Super 8 Schools Group – Football Tournament

We host the Super 8 Schools football tournament Monday 05 – Wednesday 07 July. All games are played at school. The tournament will be live-streamed on Sideline.Live.

Our pool games are:

Date Opposition Time Field
Monday, 05 July New Plymouth Boys’ High School 9:00 am #1
Palmerston North Boys’ High School 1:00 pm #2
Tuesday, 06 July Rotorua Boys’ High School 9:00 am #1

We last won the tournament in 2017. If you have time, get down and support the 1st XI.

Super 8 Schools Rugby

The 1st & 2nd XV travel to Rotorua Boys’ High School for their Super 8 School fixture on Saturday, 10 July. Updates are posted on the Tribe Sports App. You can watch the action live online by subscribing to the streaming service, Sideline.Live.


Friday 9 July we have 11 Boys riding at the North Island Secondary Schools MX Champs in Taupō


Sideline.Live has been streaming Super 8 Schools rugby for several years. They have expanded their coverage to include the Super 8 Schools tournaments for other codes. This year they will be streaming hockey, basketball and football. This is a subscription service.

To subscribe you can go to our school’s page on the Sideline.Live website:

Week 10 – Sports Draws & Fixtures

There are no games this week for football and rugby teams. The exception is the 1st XI Football and Super 8 rugby teams.

All other codes have their regular weekday draw/fixtures.

Sports draws are posted on the school website and school app. Sports draws are updated as we receive them.

You can find the sports draws here:

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