Term Dates 2023
- Term 1: 30 January to 6 April
- Term 2: 24 April to 30 June
- Term 3: 17 July to 22 September
- Term 4: 9 October to 12 December
Lent begins: Ash Wednesday
LEARNING FROM HOME is happening now.
From Wednesday 22nd until Thursday 30th March.
Parents please check your emails for more information.
The principal will email by 9am on Monday 27th March with an update.
The school office remains open and staff who are well will be at school. Notify student absence as usual please. Students under 14 years come to school if no other arrangements are available, you’ll be supervised. Buses run normally. Senior students attend Trades and Gateway as usual.
Students access your work in Microsoft Teams for each class and check your emails twice a day – 8.30am and at lunchtime, to check on communications and instructions from teachers. Seniors focus on your NCEA internal assessments.
Teacher email addresses are here: https://www.johnpaul.ac.nz/our-staff/
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any IT help.
Monday morning assembly school prayer:
We gather in your name and ask that your Spirit be with us – a Spirit of wisdom and encouragement, of gentleness and peace.
Be with us in all that we do and help us make John Paul II High School into a truly Catholic educational community.
Promoting learning and integrity
Serving and caring for others and the earth as guardians
Committed to hauora and wellbeing
Seeking Truth in all its forms
Grounded in prayer
And full of joy
We make this prayer in Jesus’ name, and through the intercession of Saint John Paul II, Marcellin Champagnat, Catherine McAuley, and of all the saints
Welcome from the Principal
Nau mai, haere mai. Greetings and welcome to John Paul II High School.
If you are wanting quality Catholic Education, with strong values and teachings based on Jesus Christ for years 9-13, in a co-educational environment, then John Paul II High School will be a great choice for your child.
Our school brings the best of the Mercy Sisters’ and Marist Brothers’ traditions together, and in doing so creates a wonderful caring and supportive community with the aim of enabling each student to reach their God given potential.
We have excellent academic standards and expose students to a multitude of experiences and opportunities to prepare them for a meaningful life beyond the school gate. We are able to offer a wide range of subjects, and we pride ourselves on our small classes, enabling us to provide students with more personalised attention and learning opportunities.
John Paul II High School is a great place for learning. We have much to offer. Come and join us.