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Pukekohe High School
He wahi whai-mana ki te rapu matauranga   A positive place of learning



Fiafia Evening. Cobham Hall 6-9pm 29 July
Australian Maths competition 30 July
Open Day & Enrolments 1 Aug
Year 8 Enrolment - Library 4-7pm 3 August
Year 8 Enrolment - Library 4-7pm 6 August

Term Dates for 201
Term 1 Thursday 29 January to Thursday 2 April
Term 2 Monday 20 April to Friday 3 July
Term 3 Monday 20 July to Friday 25 September
Term 4 Monday 12 October to Friday 11 December

Pukekohe High School holds an Open Day Saturday 1 August from 10am-2pm.
Come and explore our curriculum displays, sporting opportunities, musical talent, careers info, and take a tour of the school.
We are also taking enrolments for Year 9 students for 2016 in the main hall on Open Day.
Parents/caregivers and Year 8 students are invited to make the most of both events.
To enrol your child, you will need an original birth certificate (passport if necessary) and proof of address.
Enrolment packs have been delivered to Year 8 students at our contributing schools.
Out-of-zone enrolments will be received also.
Further enrolments will be taken on Monday 3 August 4-7pm, Tuesday 4 August 4-7pm and Thursday 6 August 4-7pm
See you there!
MOTION15 An Exhibition of Moving Image Artworks
Eighty year 12 students from L2 Photography and Design are exhibiting their Moving Image pieces at the Community Gallery in FACT by the Pukekohe Library.
The show is titled MOTION15 and will run from Saturday 13 June until the 30 June.
 All are welcome.
Traffic Safety and Auckland Council Proposal
Click here to read the AT Safety Notice
The school is very concerned about the level of road safety, particularly at the start of a school day when students are dropped off.  Auckland Council has advised that parking enforcement officers will patrol at random days to enforce safe stopping.  Fines are typically $60 for illegal parking, such as parking on bus stops or yellow lines or double parking.  We are keen to ensure that our students are safe but do not wish to see parents being ticketed unnecessarily.

We ask that you help with the following:
•    Drop students off well before 8:40 am and at least 100 m away from any school entrance.
•    Arrange to collect your student from the same pick up point, well away from any bus stops.
•    Please note that the school staff car parks are not a drop-off zone.

Kia Eke Panuku - Building on Success.
The Government's strategy for secondary schools addressing the aspirations of Maori communities by supporting Maori students to pursue their potential.
Click here to read the overview...

PukekoheNET Parent Portal.
All Parent accounts for students new to our school in 2015 have been created.
If you had completed the on-line form on the Parent Portal page an email has now been sent with a link to access your account and set a new password.

Activate parent accounts here...

Microsoft Office 365 License:
We have a subscription to MS Office 365 which will enable all of our students & teachers to install Office 365 on their own devices.
This will give access to Office applications on any device. Check details on the BYOD and Office 365 pages.

We are a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) school.
We encourage students to bring and use their own device for educational purposes.
Recommendations for suitable devices are on the BYOD page.
We recommend a full function laptop or netbook running a Windows operating system.
Entry level laptops are available at local stores for less than $400. Also check out Nextbook tablets running Windows 8. Senior students in specialist subjects would require laptops with
higher specs. Check with your teacher.
We do not accommodate Chrome Books on our system.

Term 3 Senior & Junior Reports
were issued on 25 September.
These are also available online.
Parents are able to log
into PukekoheNET
and view the latest reports.
Activate parent accounts here...

Wellbeing for Success:
Evaluation Indicators for Student Wellbeing
Download the full report
Wellbeing for Success

Te Ara Poutama is a Year 10, year long authentic learning based program. It seeks to create a learning journey where students are actively seeking and creating knowledge through the process of participating in authentic learning opportunities. There are four key components of the program and these include;

· Big Blue Day: A skill based day with a focus on teamwork and building confidence.

· Camp Adair: A two day camp which will be held Week 1 of Term Two.

· Becoming an Entrepreneur: This is incorporated into the Year 10 Social Studies Programme. Students will learn about vision, initiative, optimism and resilience.

· Go 10 Challenge: A week long student lead challenge where students are encouraged to push themselves, learn new skills and participate in an authentic learning environment.

Download the Pukekohe High School mobile app.

Use the Pukekohe High School app to:
* Receive special alerts and school updates
* View daily notices and articles
* Log into school user accounts
* View newsletters, photo gallery & sport updates
* View information for international students
* Directly call the Absence Line


Our mobile app is sponsored by 

All parent accounts for PukekoheNET are now available.
Click here for Parent Portal login details

Our vision is to be a positive place of learning, where people are challenged and equipped to fulfil their potential and to achieve their aspirations.

Our goal is to be respected for the quality of our academic programmes; the opportunities we present to our students in the arts, culture, service and sports, and our pastoral care.

Our values are CLEAR and reflect our aspirations for all who are associated with the school.

Participation to promote the common good of our school and our community.

Learning through innovation, inquiry and curiosity as well as thinking critically, creatively and reflectively.

Aiming high and persevering both educationally and personally.


Involves being honest, responsible and accountable.

Respect for self, others and the world around us.