Week Ahead: Week 3 Term 1 (12th – 18th February)


Napier Boys High School Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Week 3 Term 1, Monday 12th – Sunday 18th February

Y9 Meet the Teacher

The purpose of the evening is for parents / whānau to meet their son’s core subject teachers. The teachers will provide an overview of their subject, course and expectations. The evening begins in the Napier Boys’ High School Henderson Hall.

Y9 Meet the Teacher is Tuesday 13 February, 6:30 – 7:50pm.

Inter-House Swimming Sports

Swimming sports is the first inter-house competition of the school year.

Inter-house swimming sports is on Friday 16 February. The Y9/10 event runs through the morning. Seniors swim in the afternoon. On this day we run a 2-1-2 timetable. Y9 & Y10 have class period 4 & 5. Seniors have timetabled lessons Pd 1 – 3.

Phone-free School Expectations

In lieu of Government and Ministry expectation, in the coming weeks the school will be develop a policy related to the transition to a ‘phone-free school’. The policy and guidelines will be shared with the community. In the interim, our expectation is that your son’s mobile phone remains in his bag while he is onsite, through the school day.

 School Bridge App

School Bridge is our main tool to communicate with the community. The SchoolBridge App includes a web-based version and an app for iOS and Android.

Sign In: if you have a Google, Microsoft or Facebook account and use the same email account as you have registered with Napier Boys’ you can use this to sign in. For parents without this you can sign-in using the ‘Magic Link’, below.

Magic Link Sign-in

  1. Click on this link Request a Magic Sign-in Code
  2. Select the Email Magic Link sign-in and enter the email you have registered as your contact email with us.
  3. You will receive an email to that address that will contain both a link to sign-in and a code that can be entered to sign in. The code needs to be used within 72 hours.
  4. Once signed in on the app you won’t need to sign in again.
  5. If using the web-based version if you sign out you will need to resend the Magic Link to re-sign in.

Web Version

Android App

Apple App

Sibling Switcher: you will also be able to use the “Sibling Switcher” to switch between students, without additional passwords. You can also add students at different schools, who use SchoolBridge.

If you are having any trouble signing-in, there are ‘help’ videos on the sign-in page.

Upcoming Events

Please take the time to look at this school newsletter, the ‘Week Ahead’. The Week Ahead outlines upcoming school activities. Urgent updates will be pushed-out via School Bridge.

We have moved to a digital school calendar. The school calendar can be accessed here: KAMAR  or


NCEA External Examinations – review & reconsiderations

Your son is now able to view his marked NCEA script from the 2023 examinations. Instructions on how to access the scripts is found here:

Accessing marked digital and scanned paper exams online » NZQA

These digital copies will be available until 30 June, 2024.

Students can apply for a review or reconsideration of their marked script. Information on this process is found here:  Reviews and reconsiderations » NZQA

We encourage your son to consult his subject teacher prior to applying for a review or reconsideration.

The closing date for NZQA reviews and reconsiderations is 21 February.

What’s Due? NCEA Internal Assessments

We will begin adding due dates for upcoming NCEA internal assessments in the Senior School, here. This will commence from the middle of Term 1.

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 Parents / whānau new to school will receive access details in the coming weeks.

You can access the KAMAR parent portal here: https://kamar.nbhs.school.nz/ or via the School Bridge app.

 Week Ahead Sport

The following sports starting up soon:

Softball: 10th February

T20 Cricket: 14th February

Colts Cricket: 17th February

Touch Rugby: 22nd February

Tennis Lessons: 19th February

Tennis Competition: 20th February

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