Week Ahead: Week 2, Term 2


Napier Boys High School Week AheadWeek Ahead: Week 2, Term 2

Monday, 09 – Sunday, 15 May


NCEA Accord Teacher-Only Day

The teacher-only day, originally scheduled for Monday 09 May, will now run Monday, 16 May. School will be closed for the teacher-only day.


This is a reminder that all students must be in a long-sleeve winter shirt Term 2 and 3.

Now that the school is back to the regular timetable, all school uniform should be purchased directly from the uniform shop, during opening hours.

Transferring funds onto your son’s school account, via Internet Banking, is a simple / contactless way of paying. If you require information related to the process, please contact the school office.

Most winter codes start next week. It is important that your son is in the appropriate school winter sport uniform. We talk to the boys about appropriate attire and representing the school accordingly. If you have not already done so, please organise for your son to purchase the related clothing from the uniform shop, during regular hours. The uniform shop is not open on a Friday.

The new and used shops are open Tuesday 3-4.30pm & Thursday 1.10 – 2.10pm


School Cross Country

The first inter-house competition for Term 2 runs on Thursday, 12 May. This is an opportunity for the day boy houses to attempt to take back some points from Scinde.

Please ensure that your son brings appropriate footwear and clothing – PE gear or house colours – to school on this day.


Our 150th Jubilee is fast approaching!

Ticket sales close Sunday, 15 May. So, get in quick and secure your tickets to join us for our 150th Jubilee celebrations.

STEP ONE: register for the weekend

STEP TWO: following registration confirmation, an email will follow with a link to purchase tickets to your selected event(s) and our 150-year merchandise.

To register and for full event information click here – registration.


Upcoming Events – stay informed

Please keep a close eye on this school newsletter, the ‘Week Ahead’, each Friday where any changes are communicated. Also, you can check the school calendar

Urgent updates will be pushed-out via the School App.


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L3 Biology Trip

The L3 Biology class is offsite Wednesday 11 May visiting the National Aquarium, part of their AS3.1 assessment, a practical investigation in a biological context.


NCEA Internal Assessments due in Week 2


NCEA Level 1
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved


NCEA Level 2
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
Science AS2.1 Carry out a practical physics investigation that leads to a non-linear mathematical relationship OCO
Economics AS2.4 Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models ONE


NCEA Level 3
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
Economics AS3.3 Demonstrate understanding of micro-economic concepts ONE
History (US) AS3.1 Research an historical event, or place, of significance to New Zealanders ENG


NCEA Internal Assessments due in Week 3

NCEA Level 1
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
English (vocational) US26624 Read texts for understanding TAR & BUN
PE – core AS1.2 Demonstrate understanding of the function of the body (Exercise Physiology) GUN / LOC
PE – Sport & Recreation AS1.8 Take purposeful action to assist others to participate LEI
Mathematics (AMA) AS1.5 Measurement DOU / KET


NCEA Level 2
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
English AS2.8 Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s) BUX, CAP, CLA, APP
English AS2.9 Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence BAM, TAR, SWE


NCEA Level 3
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
Accounting AS3.6 Demonstrate understanding of job cost subsystem for an entity RUS

KAMAR Parent Portal

Parents / caregivers can access results and school reports through the KAMAR Parent Portal. If you have difficulty accessing the portal, please contact Mrs J Gourdie jgourdie@nbhs.school.nz

You can access the KAMAR parent portal here: https://kamar.nbhs.school.nz/


Week Ahead Sport

Tauranga Boys’ College – Junior Exchange

The following teams travel to Taupō on Tuesday, 10 May for an annual exchange with Tauranga Boys’.


U14 Rugby

U15 Rugby

Colts Hockey

Colts Football

Junior A Basketball

Queries should be directed to Kirsty McCallum, Sports Coordinator, kmccallum@nbhs.school.nz

Winter Sports Update

Hockey starts Monday, 9 May and Wednesday, 11 May depending on the level / team.

Rugby and football both kick-off on Saturday, 14 May.

Sports Draws are updated here – https://www.nbhs.school.nz/students/sport-draws/

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