Week Ahead: Week 3, Term 2


Napier Boys High School Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Week 3, Term 2

Monday, 16 – Sunday, 22 May


NCEA Accord Teacher-Only Day

The first NCEA Accord teacher-only day for 2022 will run Monday, 16 May. School will be closed on this day.

NZ Super 8 Schools Cultural Festival

We host the NZ Super 8 Schools Cultural Festival, Friday 20 – Saturday 21 May. This is a fantastic opportunity and event for our boys and the wider Super 8 Schools Group. The festival includes:

  • Art – Junior & Senior
  • Debating – Junior & Senior
  • Drama
  • Kapa Haka
  • Pasifika
  • Music Solo – Junior & Senior
  • Music Group
  • Oratory – Junior & Senior
  • Theatre Sports – Junior & Senior
  • Chess

The school will finish at 1:10 pm. This allows for us to pōwhiri the manuhiri onto the school and for them to set up. All buses, including Bayview, will leave at 1:20 pm.

Our 150th Jubilee is fast approaching!

Ticket sales close Sunday, 15 May. This is the last chance to register.

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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NCEA Me Te Whānau Online Workshop

We are excited to be hosting an NCEA me te whānau workshop for our community. The workshop is delivered by an NZQA Kaihāpai and aims to break down the NCEA system and explain how you can support your tamaiti at school. The workshop is onsite, Tuesday, 24 May.

Y9 Option Change Over

Y9s change options on Tuesday, 17 May. The boys have received information about the new option’s stationery requirements. Similarly, they have received a paper-copy of their timetable. A digital update will be available through the MyMahi app.

L1 Geography Trip

The L1 Geography classes are offsite Wednesday, 18 May visiting Villa Maria Winery. This is part of their AS1.3 assessment, considering how commercial organisations implement sustainable practice.

L3 Agriculture Trip

The L3 Agriculture class visits Cabbage Tree Flat Station on Friday, 20 May. The visit is to showcase lamb production for a niche market.

Shearing Course

Twelve young men, Y11 and Y12, are completing a shearing course through Elite Shearing. This runs Sunday 15 – Wednesday 18 May.

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

NCEA Internal Assessments due in Week 4

NCEA Level 1
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved


NCEA Level 2
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved


NCEA Level 3
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved

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

Havelock North Cross Country Relay

On the back of the house competition / school cross country, our elite distance runners head across to Havelock North on Monday, 16 May to compete.



1st Team Results, Week 2

Code Opposition Result
1st XI Hockey Hastings Boys’ High School 7 – 1 win
1st XI Football
1st XV Rugby St Patrick’s College (town) 43 – 5 win
Basketball Senior A White
Basketball Senior A Blue



1st Team Fixtures, Week 3


Code Date and time Location
1st XI Hockey v
Basketball Senior A White v
Basketball Senior A Blue v
1st XI Football v
1st XV Rugby – no game



Sports Draw

Sports Draws are updated here – https://www.nbhs.school.nz/students/sport-draws/ and on the sports noticeboard, outside the Administration Block.


Please ensure your son stays up-to-date with the daily notices, and related team updates. These are read in class and available daily via the MyMahi app.


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