Week Ahead: Week 5 Term 4 (6th November-12th November)


Napier Boys High School Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Week 5 Term 4

Monday 6th November – Sunday 12th November

Senior Prizegiving

Held on Thursday the Senior Prizegiving was a fantastic celebration and acknowledgement for a number of students across the senior school.

In total 170 senior students received an award. Amazing.

Images from the evening can be viewed here.

NCEA Examinations

The NCEA examinations commence Monday 06 and finish Thursday 30 November. The NCEA examinations are onsite, administered by NZQA contracted staff. All examinations are in C Block.

The 2023 National Secondary Examination Timetable can be found here.

Uniform Shop

The Uniform Shop is closed in Week 5, Tuesday 07 and Thursday 08 November. This is to accommodate the Y8 interviews.

Thereafter, the shop remains open through the term until Thursday, 07 December.

Hours: Tuesday 3 – 4:30pm. Thursday 1:10 – 2:10pm.

Upcoming Events

Please keep a close eye on this school newsletter, the ‘Week Ahead’, each Friday where any changes will be communicated. Urgent updates will be pushed-out via the SchoolBridge app.

Upcoming key dates for Juniors include:

Fri 17 Nov: Teacher-only day – NCEA

Wed 22 – Fri 24 Nov: Junior examinations – Y9 two days & Y10 three days

Tue 12 December: Junior Prize-giving / end of school year

International Student Homestays required!


Senior Reports & Accessing NCEA Results

Final Senior Reports will be emailed to parents / caregivers at the end of Week 7.

A reminder that 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/ or via the School Bridge app.

Students should be accessing their results – internal and external – via the NZAQ website. This is where they can check their examination results too, from mid-January. Information about how to access this is available here. They will require their National Student Identification Number (NSI).

StudyIt: Online NCEA Assistance

StudyIt is an online learning space for secondary students. It has content for NCEA Science, Mathematics and English. The site is student focused. It has been designed with input from students. Content has been written by subject specialists.

It contains information for students about what they need to know to achieve particular Achievement Standards alongside general study and exam tips and encouraging ‘success stories’ from students.

Students can use the forum to discuss NCEA issues with other students and teachers, as well as send specific questions by email to expert teachers.

Students and whanau can access the website here: https://studyit.govt.nz/

Week Ahead Sport

Tennis Lessons: Mondays after school

Colts and Social Cricket:  Wednesdays after school

Touch Rugby: Thursdays after school

Senior Cricket: Saturdays

The NBHS Parents’ Association is an opportunity for parents and caregivers to meet, creating a wider NBHS community.

The Association organises events to support our school community and supports school events.

The Association is self-funded, those involved can contribute as much or as little as they wish.

If you would like to be involved, please email scook@nbhs.school.nz

If you son has grown out of his current uniform, or, if he if has left the school, the Uniform Shop can sell NBHS uniform on your behalf, for a modest fee, or you can donate his NBHS uniform to the school.  All proceeds go back to the Parents Association. These donations support the NBHS Community and fund school events.

If you have used current uniform to sell, please bring this into the school office.

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