Video Newsletter

Check out this week's video newsletter.

Uniform Shop

The Uniform Shop will be open on the last Friday of the school holidays.

Attitude Speakers - Monday 10 May

Information can be found here for the Attitude Speakers presentations on 10 May.

Staff Only Day - Tuesday 11 May

Tuesday 11 May is a Staff Only Day.

Payment by Cheque

We are phasing out the acceptance of cheques from 1 May 2021.

Enrolment Scheme

Information about our Enrolment Scheme.

Policy Review Term 1, 2021

Policy under review during Term 1, 2021.

Situation Vacant - Teacher of PE & Health

Are you looking for a part-time PE and Health teaching position? If so, apply here.

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest Video Newsletter.

Uniform Shop - Wednesday 7 April

The Uniform Shop will be open during Junior Parent/Teacher Interviews.

Situation Vacant - Canteen Manager

We are looking for a Canteen Manager to lead and manage our canteen and catering service. 

Junior Parent/Teacher Interviews - Wednesday 7 April

Bookings for Junior interviews (Year 9 & 10) are now open.

Situations Vacant - Property Manager

A great opportunity to lead our Property team in an exciting time of development on our campus.

Paraparaumu College School App

Information about how to set up the school app on your device.

MMR Vaccinations

Are you aged over 15? You might need to get immunised against measles.

Car Wash Saturday 20 March

Come and get your car washed 20 March from 9am with funds going to Relay for Life!

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video newsletter.

Video Newsletter

Check out our latest video newsletter.

House Athletics Day Video

Check out the fun and House pride in this video!

Whakaaro Hou Education Trust Chrome Books

Roll-out of Chrome Books through the Whakaaro Hou Trust is 23 Feb 2021. Complete your expression of interest form by 19 February 2021.

Monday 15 February - Covid-19 Update

Updates can be found here around Covid-19 Level 2.

Video Weekly Wrap

Check out the latest Video Weekly Wrap

Year 9 Family BBQ - Thursday 18 February

Our annual Year 9 BBQ takes place on Thursday 18 February. We hope to see you there!

Timetable for 2021

Check out our new timetable for 2021.

Enrolment Information for 2021

All the information about enrolling at Paraparaumu College for 2021 can be found here.

2021 Commencement of School

Information about commencing in 2021 can be found here.

Prizegiving Sponsors

Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors!

Teacher Aide Vacancy

Are you keen to join us in 2021 as a Teacher Aide? If so, then apply here.

Year 9 Option Videos

Check out our Year 9 Option Videos to find out about what you will learn.

Video Newsletter

Check out the last video newsletter of 2020!

Science Technician Vacancy

We are seeking a Science Technician to join us from Term 1, 2021.

Junior Prize Givings

Junior Prize Giving information.

PC You've Got Talent! Monday 7 December @7pm

Get your tickets now for the 32nd PC You've Got Talent!

Deputy Principal Vacancy

We are seeking an innovative educational leader to join our senior leadership team from 2021.

Situations Vacant

Come and join a successful, innovative and thriving school from 2021!

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video weekly wrap.

Senior Prize Givings

Senior Prize Givings have now concluded. You can find the link for photographs here.

Senior Ball Photos

Our Seniors finally got their Ball! Check out the photos.

Staff Only Day - Tuesday 17 November 2020

Staff Only Day - Tuesday 17 November - no classes on this day.

Video Weekly Wrap

Check out our latest video newsletter.

Teaching Situations Vacant

Do you wish to join a successful, thriving and innovative school?

The Shaz Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Do you have a passion for performing arts or music and need some additional funds? Apply for the Shaz Patterson Memorial Scholarship.

Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominate a former student for the PC Hall of Fame. Applications close Sunday 18 October.

Averil Ethel Lau Scholarship

Are you a Year 13 student looking at studying a Horticulture or Horticultural related course in 2021? Find out more about the Averil Ethel Lau Scholarship here.

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest Video Newsletter.

That's Artstanding

That's Artstanding is now on Tuesday 22 September.

Learning Support Policy Review

Our Learning Support Policy is up for review this term.

Te Wā Toku Reo Māori - Monday 12 September

Join us at 12pm on Monday 14 September to celebrate te reo Māori.

Strategic Plan Consultation hui - Wednesday 16 September

We would love to see you at our Strategic Plan Consultation hui on Wednesday 16 September at 6pm.

Changes to NCEA and University Entrance

Changes for 2020 due to Covid-19.

Senior (Yr 11 - 13) Parent/Teacher Interviews - Wednesday 9 September - CANCELLED

Due to remaining at COVID-19 Level 2, these interviews are now CANCELLED.

Health Consultation

We would love your feedback on our Health Programme.

It's OK to not be OK - Thursday 10 September

Thursday 10 September at 7:30pm. Q and A with professionals.

Video Weekly Wrap - 28 August

Check out this week's video weekly wrap.

COVID-19 Alert Level 2

Information about COVID-19 Alert Level 2 can be found here.

Monday 24 August - Staff Only Day

This is a professional learning day for staff - no school for students on this day.

Junior (Yr 9 & 10) Parent/Teacher Interviews - Wednesday 19 August - CANCELLED

Junior Parent/Teacher interviews - CANCELLED

Head of Department (HOD) Māori/Tumuaki Tari Māori

Support and encourage our rangatahi. Engage with our community./Me tautoko me whakatenatena hoki te rangatahi. Me whakapiri atu ki tō tātou hapori.

Video Weekly Wrap

Check out the latest Video Weekly Wrap.

It's Showtime! Saturday 8 August

It's Showtime, 2020 is coming - Saturday 8 August at Southwards Theatre.

Conferencing Day - Tuesday 4 August

Bookings are open for Conferencing Day. There are no timetabled classes on this day.

Video Weekly Wrap 3 July

Check out the latest video weekly wrap here.

Supported Learning Video

Check our our Supported Learning students video "Try Everything".

Purapurawhetū College Production 24 - 26 July 2020

'Purapurawhetū' College Production - Tickets available from the College Office.

Office Manager Vacancy

A great opportunity to lead our friendly front office team in this hands-on service delivery role.

Sports Director Vacancy

An exciting opportunity to combine your passion for sport and love for working with young people.

Video Weekly Wrap

Check out this week's Video Wrap.

Open Evening - Monday 29th June

Come to our Open Evening! You can register here. School concludes at 1:35pm.

Golden Rules for Alert Level 1

The Golden Rules for Everyone at Level 1.

Donation Requests 2020

Do you need your tax donation receipt? Details can be found here.

Ground Maintenance Work Available

We are looking for someone to help with Ground Maintenance Work. Is this you?

Video Weekly Wrap

Check out this week's video wrap.

Duckin Contact Tracing

Contact Tracing Information.

Sport Start Dates

Check out the start dates for College Sport.

Simply Dental

A message from Simply Dental operating under Covid 19 Alert Levels.

Canteen Re-opening

Our Canteen is re-opening for full service from Monday 25 May.

Return to School at Level 2, Part II, III & IV (The Summary)

Here are the latest emails sent to Parents/Caregivers.

Teaching Vacancies

We are currently seeking two Science, one Mandarin and one Supported Learning Teacher. All the details are here.

IMPORTANT Covid-19 Level 3

Important information about moving to Covid-19 Level 3, particularly for Year 9 and 10 students.

Video Newsletter

Welcome to Term 2.

Switch on Safety

When children learn from home, it’s important to help them stay safe online.

Distance Learning Term 2

Information about Distance Learning for Term 2 can be found here.


Information if you are needing any guidance for your child.

Board Meetings During Lockdown

Board Meeting Tuesday 7th April.

IMPORTANT UPDATE COVID-19 and School Closure

Important information about school closure.

Coronavirus COVID-19

All the latest updates from PC on Coronavirus COVID-19 can be found here.

Video Newsletter

An update from our Argentinian Students

Junior Parent/Teacher Interviews - Wednesday 1 April - CANCELLED

Due to the uncertainty around COVID-19, these parent/teacher interviews have been CANCELLED

Parents' Association Fundraising Evening - CANCELLED

Due to the uncertainty around COVID-19, this event has been CANCELLED.

Situation Vacant

Come and join our Technology Department as our Technology Technician.

Parents' Association AGM - CANCELLED

Due to the uncertainty around COVID-19, this event has been CANCELLED

ANZ Schools Programme

The ANZ Schools Programme provides us with resources and rewards to inspire our school community.

Review of Cultural Diversity Policy

Policy being reviewed by the Board of Trustees.

Car Wash

Car wash on Saturday. $5:00.

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video newsletter.

The Role of Parents in Sport

Interested in attending a session (Thursday 5 March) about your role as a parent in sport? All the information here.

Paid Union Meeting - Tuesday 25 February 2020

Paid Union Meeting - Tuesday 25 February 2020 - school concludes at 12:35pm.

Issues with our Google Calendar on the Website

We are currently experiencing technical issues with our calendar on the PC website. A link is provided here.

Video Newsletter - 14 February

Check out the latest video newsletter.

SPORTS DAY Wednesday 19 February

Sports Day IS ON TODAY!

College Sports Day - Gazebo/Shade Structures

Do you have a shade structure we can use for our sports day?

Thank you to our Prize Giving Sponsors

A huge thank you to our sponsors for their generous contribution to our annual prize givings.

Situation Vacant

Part-time Chef required.

Commencement of School Information for current students, 2020

Information for current students about the commencement of school, 2020.

Information for 2020 New Students to the College

Information for new students to Paraparaumu College can be found here.

Situation Vacant - Mathematics Teacher

Join our team as a Mathematics Teacher!

Junior Prize Givings

Dates for the Year 9 and 10 Prize Givings.

Someday Challenge

Check out the PC SEAR Group's winning entry in the 2019 Someday Challenge.

Policies being reviewed by the Board of Trustees

We are seeking feedback on our policies regarding Education Outside the Classroom and Sun Protection. Your feedback is welcomed.

The Amazing Race Video

A wonderful afternoon of "Amazing Race" challenges for our prospective 2020 students.

Situation Vacant - International Director

Could you be our new International Director? Lead and expand our International programme.

Situation Vacant - Canteen Manager

We are seeking a Canteen Manager, fixed-term for 2020.

Year 10 Exams

Year 10 exam timetable.

Video Weekly Wrap

Check out our latest video newsletter!

Junior (Year 9 & 10) Health Classes - Mates & Dates

The Mates & Dates programme - a healthy relationships programme for secondary school students.

Meet Nadia Lim! - Friday 25 October @ 7pm

Meet Nadia Lim and taste her delicious creations from her new book "Vegful" on Friday 25 October at 7:00pm. Tickets on sale now!

"That's Artstanding" Thursday 24 October @ 7pm

'That's Artstanding!' Wearable Art & Performing Arts Showcase is back for 2019.

Sports Celebration - Wednesday 30 October @ 7pm

Join us at our 25th Sports Celebration on Wednesday 30 October - Guest speaker Emma Rolston, Football Fern.

Video Newsletter

Can you help our Tournament of Minds team get to Tasmania? Check out our video newsletter and all the details about fundraising events.


Help the PC Staff raise funds for New Zealanders with cerebral palsy.


Important information regarding measles.

Video Weekly Wrap

Check out the latest video newsletter.

It's Showtime! Friday 20 September @ 7pm

It's Showtime! A benefit concert raising funds for the Mary Potter Hospice, Breast Cancer and CanTeen.

Canteen - new online payment system

Students can now order lunches online!

Video Weekly Wrap - 30 August

Check out the latest video newsletter here.

2020 Term Dates

The Start and Term Dates for 2020 can be found here.

Staff Only Day - Monday 26 August

Monday 26 August is "Staff Only Day".

Video Weekly Wrap - Friday 16 August

Check out the latest video newsletter here.

Senior Derived Grade Exams w/c 19 August

Derived Grade Exams for Seniors take place from Monday 19 - Friday 23 August.

Junior Parent/Teacher Interviews - Tuesday 13 August

Bookings open for Parent/Teacher Interviews.

2020 Course Selection Guides

Course selection for current students due by Friday 16 August.

Video Weekly Wrap - Friday 2 August

Check out the latest video newsletter.

Mid-Winter Night Market Saturday 3 August

Come along to our student-led Night Market - Saturday 3 August from 4 - 8pm.

Uniform - Updated Appearance Requirements

Our updated appearance requirements can be found here.

Conferencing and Careers Expo Day - Friday 2 August

Conferencing Day & Careers Expo - Friday 2 August - Bookings now open.

2019/2020 Entertainment Book

Buy your Entertainment Book here. All proceeds to the Parents'Association who support our students.

Influenza and Meningococcal Disease

Check out the latest information from Regional Public Health concerning influenza and meningococcal disease

International Homestays Required

Do you have a spare room and would be keen to host an international student?

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) - Important Information

We have a confirmed case of Whooping Cough within the PC community. Click here for more information.

Paid Union Meeting - Wednesday 26 June 2019

Paid Union Meeting on Wednesday 26 June - school concludes at 12:00 noon on this day.

Open Evening for New Students, 2020 - Monday 24 June @ 6:30pm

We look forward to welcoming prospective students and their families to our Open Evening on Monday 24 June at 6:30pm.

Video Weekly Wrap 21 June

Check out our latest video newsletter.

Uniform: Community Appearance Survey

Have your say on our students uniform appearance requirements.

CATS - Thursday 20 - Saturday 22 June

CATS is coming to Southwards Theatre. Book your tickets now!

Board of Trustees Election Results

Board of Trustee Election Results.

Situation Vacant - Executive Officer (Finance and Property)

Could you be our next Executive Officer? You can find all the details about applying here.

Regional Strike Action - Called Off

Friday 21 June Strike Action called off.

Video Newsletter

Check out this week's video weekly wrap.

Cancellation of PPTA Rostering Home Action for Tuesday 11 June

PPTA Rostering Home action cancelled for Tuesday 11 June. All Year levels attend school on this day.

PACE Evening - Monday 10 June

How can you help your young person choose a career?  Come to our Parents as Career Educators (PACE) Evening on Monday 10 June.

Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee Applications

Interested in sailing aboard waka hourua? Find out how you can be a 250 Tuia Voyage Trainee here.

2019 Board of Trustee Elections

We have ten candidates nominated for the Board of Trustees. You can read their statements here.

Video Newsletter 24 May

Check out the latest video newsletter

Noel Leeming Friends & Family Deals

Noel Leeming Friends & Family event 13th -19th May 2019 - Brands at Cost +10% Storewide.

Visual Art Exhibition - Tuesday 21 May

Visual Art Exhibition - Year 11, 2018 - check out their awesome visual art!

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video newsletter.

High Tea - Sunday 19 May

High Tea on Sunday 19 May in support of the Spanish Exchange to Argentina.

Attitude Speakers - Tuesday 14 May

The Attitude speakers are coming on Tuesday 14 May.

College Production "CATS" The Musical

"CATS' The Musical is coming - save the dates!

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video newsletter.

The Great Car BOOT Sale - Saturday 4 May

Parents' Association Car Boot Sale - Saturday 4 May.

Farewell Tom Graham

30 years of teaching at PC. Farewell Tom!

ERO Report

You can find the latest Paraparaumu College ERO report here.

Board Meeting - Monday 8 April

Want to find out more about being a member of the Board of Trustees? Come to our Board Meeting on Monday.

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video newsletter.

Kia Kaha Christchurch

Christchurch. We stand with you. Aroha nui.

Cleaners Required

Looking for a part-time job?

Parents' Association AGM - Thursday 28 March

All the details here about the Parents' Association AGM.

Recent Measles Outbreak in New Zealand

Check out the latest public health information on the recent measles outbreak.

Video Newsletter

View the latest Video Newsletter here.

PC Parents' Association

Find out more about the Paraparaumu College Parents' Association.

Give Blood - Monday 18 March

Support the Blood Drive.

NZSTA Kōrari Programme - Monday 18 March

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Board of Trustees?

Physiotherapy Appointments at College

You can now book your physiotherapy appointments at College through the PC App!

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video newsletter.

Paraparaumu College Policies

All Paraparaumu College policies can be found on the Schooldocs website.

Weekly Video Wrap 15 February

Check out the latest Video Weekly Wrap

Sports Day - Tuesday 19 February

Information here about our House Sports Day event.

Jack Leslie 3 Jan 1931 - 5 Feb 2019

Acknowledging the significant contribution of Jack Leslie to Paraparaumu College.

Scholarship Results

19 Scholarships for Paraparaumu College!

Weekly Video Wrap 8 February 2018

Check out the first video newsletter of 2019.

Year 9 Family BBQ - Wednesday 13 February at 5pm

We look forward to welcoming Year 9 students, family and whānau to our Year 9 BBQ on Wednesday 13 February, 5 - 6:30pm.

Enrolling for 2019

All the information about enrolling, buses, uniform, course selection guides and stationery lists for 2019, can be found here!

2019 Commencement of School

You will find all the information here about start dates for 2019.

"PC: You've Got Talent" Winners

Congratulations to our Supreme Winners - Isabelle and Ella!

Senior Prizegiving Photos

Check out all the photos from the Senior Prizegiving Ceremonies.

End of Year Junior Prizegivings

You can find the Junior Prizegiving dates here.

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video newsletter here.

Situation Vacant - Extra-curricular Administrator

Come and join our Sports and Arts Team as our Extra-curricular Administrator.

Year 10 Exams

Year 10 Exams take place on 21 and 22 November. You can find the timetable here.

PPTA Paid Union Meeting – Friday 23 November - School concludes at 12:30pm

PPTA Paid Union Meeting –Friday 23 November – School concludes at 12:30pm and the School Office will be closed from 2:00pm.

New Deputy Principal

Congratulations to Aaron Mead - New Deputy Principal from beginning 2019.

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video newsletter here.

That's Artstanding

All the winners of "That's Artstanding" can be found here.

Volunteer Reader/Writers Required

Can you help us by being a Reader/Writer for our Year 10 upcoming exams?

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest Video Newsletter here.

Sports Celebration Wednesday 31 October @ 7pm

Come and celebrate our sporting successes and hear Andrew Knewstubb talk about being an All Black Sevens World Champ!

That's Artstanding - Thursday 25 October @ 7pm

Be "WOWED" by the awesome wearable arts creations and entertainment. Get your tickets now!

Bus Route Time Change to Thursday Morning School Bus from Waikanae Beach

From beginning of Term 4 (15 October) there are changes to the bus times for the Waikanae Beach bus on a THURSDAY. Find out all the information here.

Video Newsletter (end of term)

Check out the latest video from Principal Craig Steed where he is joined by departing Deputy Principal and Paraparaumu College legend Sharon Gilman.

Shaz Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Do you have a passion for music or the performing arts? Apply for the Shaz Patterson Memorial Scholarship here.

Wednesday 3 October - Power Outage

Power outage on Wednesday 3 October - If you contact the school, we will get back to you once power is restored.

2018 Hall of Fame Nominations

We are calling for Hall of Fame nominations. Who will be our next inductee into the Hall of Fame?

Health Education Consultation 2018

We are seeking feedback on our Health Education Programme.

It's Showtime! - Friday 21st September at 7pm

It's Showtime. A music, song and dance extravaganza at Southward Theatre supporting the Mary Potter Hospice and Canteen.

Video Newsletter

Check out the latest video newsletter and meet Lydia the pug from our major production, Murder and Matchmaking.

2019 Term Dates

The 2019 Term Dates can be found here.

Major Production - Murder and Matchmaking

Murder and Matchmaking Major Production 13 - 15 September - Tickets only $5 from the College Office.

Parents' Association Clothing Sale Fundraiser

Clothing Sale! Saturday 8 September from 2 pm. Come and pick up some bargains!

Video Weekly Wrap

In this week's wrap we talk about all things hockey!

Senior Parent/Teacher Interviews - Wednesday 12 September

Senior Parent/Teacher Interviews, Wednesday 12 September. Bookings open now. School concludes at 2:20pm.

Staff Only Day - Monday 3 September

It is a staff only day on Monday 3 September - no school for students.

WHA Premier 1 Champions!

An exciting game on Friday - 1st XI Hockey Boys are Premier 1 champions!

Influenza Outbreaks in Schools

There have been a number of influenza outbreaks in the Wellington region.

Derived Grade Exams

Derived Grade Exams for Year 11 - 13, take place from Monday 20 - Friday 24 August 2018.

2019 Course Selection Booklets

2019 Course Selection Booklets are now available.

Video Weekly Wrap

Nichola Coe, Principal's Nominee, talks about the upcoming Derived Grade Exams and assessment matters.

Netball Finals

Netball Finals on Saturday. Come and support our teams.

Parents' Association Meeting - 16 August at 6:30pm

Come and hear Craig give an update on NCEA on Thursday 16 August at 6:30pm

Junior Parent/Teacher Interviews - Tuesday 14 August

Book your Junior Parent/Teacher interview now. School concludes at 2:20pm in this day.

Video Newsletter 4 August

Check out the latest weekly Video Wrap.

Whakapapa House Competition

Come to our House Performing Arts Competition on Wednesday 8 August. Tickets only $5 available from the College Office.

Important Changes MoE Rural School Buses for Term 3

Check out the information here about ineligible students travelling on MoE rural (Reikorangi and Pekapeka) buses.

Video Newsletter - Friday 27 July

The first video newsletter from Craig Steed.

Conferencing Day and Careers Expo - Friday 3 August

Conferencing and Careers Expo Day - Friday 3 August. Bookings are now open.

Video Newsletter - Friday 6 July

Check out our last video newsletter of the Term.

Mamma Mia 2 - Friday 27 July at 7:30pm

Mamma Mia 2! Parents' Association Fundraiser - raising funds for CPR Training for our students - Friday 27 July.

Metlink - Bus Changes

Important bus changes from Sunday 15 July.

Could you host an international student?

We are seeking home-stays - short and long term. Find out about it here.

Car Parking and Student Drop-off Points

Helpful information about parking and drop-off points at the College from the Kāpiti Coast District Council

Uniform Shop Holiday Opening Times

The Uniform Shop is open on Friday 20 July (last day of the school holidays) between 11am and 2pm.

Open Evening for New Students, 2019 - Monday 25 June at 6.30pm

We look forward to welcoming prospective students and their families to our Open Evening on Monday 25 June at 6:30pm.

Situation Vacant Head Groundskeeper

We are seeking an experienced and energetic person to fill the position of Head Groundskeeper. All the information can be found here.

Situation Vacant - Teacher Aide

Fixed-term and part-time Teacher Aide required. All the information can be found here.

Video Newsletter - Friday 15 June

This week we have a group of Year 9 students talking about their start at Paraparaumu College and some information about the Open Evening.

Dyslexia Information Evening - 19 June, 7pm

Hear from staff and students about the various ways Paraparaumu College supports students with dyslexia.

Ration Challenge

Support our students taking part in the Ration Challenge.

Video Newsletter - Friday 8 June

Video Newsletter. This week's focus is on the Arts and charity fundraising.

Video Newsletter - Thursday 31 May

Latest Video newsletter from Acting Principal, Sharon Gilman.

New Principal, Craig Steed Welcomed to PC

Check out the photos of the powhiri for Craig Steed.

Staff Only Day - Friday 1 June

Friday 1 June is a Staff-Only Day. Teachers will be attending the LoopEd Conference in Wellington.

BYOD - Chrome Books Available

Expressions of interest for Chrome Books through the Whakaaro Hou Trust are due by Friday 8 June 2018.

PPTA Paid Union Meeting - Thursday 31 May - School concludes at 12:30pm

PPTA Paid Union Meeting - Thursday 31 May 2018.

New PC Principal - Craig Steed

The Board is delighted to announce that appointment of the new PC Principal.

Video Newsletter, 18 May 2018

Latest Video Newsletter from Acting Principal, Sharon Gilman.

World Challenge 2019

World Challenge - South Africa and Lesotho in December 2019. Information Evening Wednesday 23 May.

Video newsletter 4th May 2018

Sharon introduces Tyler, Ashley, Codi and Gabrielle talking about NZ Sign Language Week and International Sports Week.

Attitude Presentations - Wednesday 16 May

Attitude Presentations for all year levels - Wednesday 16 May.

Roadworks outside the College

Roadworks outside the College from Monday 30 April.

The June Oakley Memorial Youth Trust

Need some assistance for your ambitions? Apply to the June Oakley Memorial Youth Trust.

Parents' Association Meeting with Guest Speaker - Thursday 10 May

Come and hear guest speaker, Corrine Allen of Kapiti Art Therapy, at the Parents' Association Meeting - Thursday 10 May at 6:30pm in the Pavilion.

'Loves Me Not' Year 12 - Wednesday 9 May

Information for students & parents of Year 12 about the 'Loves Me Not' healthy relationships programme.

'RYDA Road Safety' Year 13 - Wednesday 9 May

RYDA Programme. A fun and informative day about road safety.

Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre - Fundraiser Event - Saturday 30 June 2018

"Kiwi Legends in Concert" Saturday 30 June at Southwards Theatre.

Shakespearean Success

We're off to the national finals of the Otago University Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival in June. 

Video Newsletter

In his final Video Newsletter, Gregor introduces us to the new PC Principal, Craig Steed.

Our School Charter

Paraparaumu College's plans for 2018 & beyond.

Attitude Speakers - Wednesday 16 May

The Attitude Group are visiting us on Wednesday 16 May.

Asbestos Removal - 14-29 April

Please keep away from the construction site during the school holidays.

Join us to Farewell Gregor - Friday 13 April, 5pm

RSVP to attend Gregor's farewell

Parent/Teacher Interviews - Tuesday 10th April

Book your Parent/Teacher interviews now. All the information is here.

Maha in the Kermadecs

Follow Maha Fier on the Sir Peter Blake Trust expedition to the Kermadec Islands.

Give Blood - Monday 26th March

Support the Blood Drive

Video Newsletter - Friday 23rd March

Catch up with all the latest news from Paraparaumu College here.

Video Newsletter- 16 March

This week's video newsletter can be viewed here.

Video Newsletter - Friday 9th March

We'll be posting a new video newsletter here on Friday afternoon. In the meantime, here's last week's.

Whānau Dessert – Wednesday 14 March, 6.45pm

Please join us for the first whānau event of 2018. Everyone is welcome.

Bienvenidos Colegio Monserrat!

Nau mai, haere mai! Welcome to our visiting Argentinian students. 

Video Newsletter - 2 March

We'll be posting a new video newsletter here on Friday afternoon. In the meantime here's last week's edition.

Athletics Team Wins Te Rauparaha Shield

Paraparaumu College defeated Kāpiti College to win this trophy for the first time.

House Athletics

Check out all the fun, colour & action from the 2018 House Athletics.

Future-Focused Learning

We'll be updating you on our integrated learning approaches used in Year 9 soon. Watch this space.

Staff Only Day - Wednesday 28 February

School will be closed to allow the staff take part in a professional learning workshop.

Video Newsletter - 24 February

We'll be posting a new video newsletter here on Friday afternoon. In the meantime, here's last week's.

Are you the Next PC Principal?

All the information you need to apply for this amazing position is here. Applications close on Friday 2nd March.

Scholarship Success

Congratulations to all our successful NZ Scholarship students & their teachers.

Top Art!

Lydia Roberts' Year 13 Art work has gained national recognition.

Inter-House Athletics - Friday 23 February

Inter-House Athletics are being held on Friday 23rd February. What do students wear to this event?

Video Newsletter - Friday 16 February

Paula & Gregor discuss NZ Scholarship results, World Challenge, World Vision & school socks!

School is Open - Wednesday 21 February

Many of our staff will be late for school today, but we're open!

Year 9 Family BBQ - 15th February, 5pm

It's not too late to join us!

Kāpiti Youth Achievement Grant Applications

Fund your dream through the 2018 Kapiti Youth Achievement Grants.

School Bus Times

School bus times for all the days of the week can be found here.

Video Newsletter - 9 February

We'll be posting a Video Newsletter here on Friday afternoon. In the meantime, here's last week's.

Kāpiti Run for Youth - 25th March

Run on the beach & support Kāpiti youth.

Video Newsletter - 2nd February

Our latest video newsletter is available here.

Chrome Books - Direct from Norrcom

Our partnership with Norrcom provides an option for the purchase of Chrome Books for students.

Video Newsletter - 26 January 2018

Welcome to the first video newsletter of 2018! Find out what's happening at PC in the next week.

Information for New Students and Families

New to PC in 2018? You'll find all the information you need here.

Pōwhiri for New Students - 29 January

Nau mai! Haere mai! We invite friends, family & whānau of new students to join us for our start-of-year pōwhiri.

Contact Phone Numbers

Our main telephone number is currently out of action. Details of how to contact us are here.

Prizegiving Sponsors

Thank you to all of our sponsors.

Video Newsletter - 8 December

Lawrence Kirby joins us to wrap the week & invite parents to help develop the profile of the new principal.

New Principal Consultation

The Board invites all parents & caregivers to have their say about the profile of the new principal.

Property Project Blessing - Monday, 8am

Be part of PC history. Join us for the blessing of our Administration Block reconstruction.

"PC - You've Got Talent" Winners

Check out the winners of the Year 9 Talent Quest "PC - You've Got Talent".

Patrick Joss Selected for NZ

Patrick Joss of Year 10 has been selected for the New Zealand Under 18 tennis team

Universities Honour PC's Graduates

Paraparaumu College's leavers have won more than $190,000 worth of scholarships from NZ universities.

Video Newsletter - 24 November

Paula Thomson from the Board of Trustees joins us to discuss the Board's plans for recruiting a new Principal.

Principal Resigns - A Message from the Board

A message from our Board Chairperson, Geoff Bolitho, about Gregor's resignation.

Year 10 Exams - 22 & 23 November

The Year 10 exam schedule is here.

Senior Prize Winners - 2017

Find out who won the major awards at PC's Senior Prize Givings.

Whole School Photo - Reduced Prices

We now have copies of the whole-school photo at significantly reduced prices

Whānau Dessert - Tuesday 14 November, 6.45pm

You are all invited to our final whānau event of 2017.

Video Newsletter - 3 November

Ieremia & Gregor discuss the Sports Celebration & other highlights & give you all the Prize Giving details.

House Haka Competition

Check out all of the action from Term 3's inter-house haka competition.

Video Newsletter - 27 October

We'll be posting another video newsletter on Friday afternoon. In the meantime, here's last week's.

Sports Celebration - Wed 1 November, 7pm

Come and celebrate our sporting achievements from throughout the year.

Noel Leeming Deals for PC

Purchase goods at reduced prices from Noel Leeming between 30 October & 5 November & support PC.

One Stop Shop - Wednesday 25 October, 2.30pm

Assistance for senior students embarking on tertiary study or careers in 2018.

PC Party - Wednesday 25 October, 7pm

Don't miss this wonderful celebration of the Arts at Paraparaumu College in 2017.

Principal's Video Newsletter - 29 September

Gregor, Tessa & Cecilia review the House Performing Arts & Haka competitions & preview Term 4.

House Performing Arts

The 2017 Inter-House Performing Arts competition was won by Maungakotukutuku.

Vacancy - Part-time Canteen Chef/Cook

We're looking for a new member of our friendly canteen and catering team. All the details here.

Barbershop Nationals

Catch up on the great results of PC students from the Barbershop Nationals.

Hockey Boys - Fifth in NZ!

The Boys' First XI Hockey claimed 5th place in NZ in the prestigious Rankin Cup.

World Vision Leadership Award

The PC 40 Hour Famine team has been recognised by World Vision for their 'Outstanding Leadership'.

Principal's Video Newsletter - 22nd September

Gregor and Cam review the week and preview upcoming events.

Shaz Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Pursue your passion for performing arts or music. Applications are now open.

Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominate the next inductee into the Paraparaumu College Hall of Fame.

Whānau & Hāngi Night - 15 September, 5pm

Student leaders from the 3 colleges are working together to bring you this great hāngi event. See you there.

Staff-Only Day - Monday 4 September

There will be no classes on this day to allow the staff to take part in professional learning.

Night Fair - Wednesday 30th August, 5.30pm

Brought to you by some Year 12 student leaders. Please save the date.

Raffle Tickets for Sale - Barbershop Chorus Boys

Support the Barbershop Chorus Boys going to the National Competition - 1 ticket for $2 or 3 for $5!

2018 Course Selection - Now Due

All the information students & parents need to make 2018 course selections.

Video Newsletter - Friday 18 August

Gregor and Eva review the week and preview some upcoming events, including 'Blue Remembered Hills'.

Year 11-13 Parent Interviews - 12 September

Bookings are now open. School concludes at 2:20pm on this day.

Blue Remembered Hills - 18-20 August

Tickets to Paraparaumu College's major production are now available from the School Office.

Regional Kapa Haka Performance

Watch the performance which the PC Kapa Haka took to the Regionals.

SEAR Team Win Community Award

The SEAR team were category winners at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards.

Take a Tour of our Campus

Take a bird's-eye tour of our beautiful campus.

Parents As Career Educators - Slides

View the slides from the Parents as Career Educators Seminar held on Wednesday 9 August.

40th Jubilee - Friday 28 July

We’re celebrating 40 years of Paraparaumu College. All the details are here.

Whānau Hui - Wednesday 2nd August, 7pm

Join us for dessert, discuss the plans for the Cultural Centre & learn about the Gateway programme.

The PC Singathon - Friday 4th August

Hear great music, eat top food, drink nice coffee & help get our performers to the nationals!

Year 9 & 10 Teacher Interviews - 9 August

Book your Parent-Teacher Interviews online.

Digital Challenge - Wednesday 12 July

Register for the 2017 Digital Challenge Information Evening here.

Interschool Variety Show - Thursday 6 July

We're hosting a student-led concert featuring talent from across the district.

Cullen - Top of the World.

Cullen Tran of Year 9 won top place in the Education Perfect International Mathematics Championships.

That's Artstanding!

An amazing celebration of wearable art, dance, kapa haka & music. Check out the garments here.

'That's Artstanding' has Sold Out!

Wednesday's 'That's Artstanding' show has now sold out. Sorry.

Dyslexia Information Evening - 21 June, 7pm

Hear from staff and students about the various ways Paraparaumu College supports students with dyslexia.

National Selection for Tayla

Paraparaumu College's Tayla Reti has been selected to play for the Black Ferns 7's team

Short Term Home Stays - Help!

We need home-stays for Namiki High School students, who will be with us from 31 July to 9 August.

Thanks Stubby!

All Blacks Sevens representative, Andrew Knewstubb, returned to PC to present his playing jersey to us.

Zumbathon for Girl-Up - Friday 16th June, 4pm

Support the Girl-Up United Nations Foundation with Zumba! Please note the new time.

Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Nationals

PC's actors & crew are performing at the national Shakespeare Festival over Queen's Birthday Weekend.

Staff Only Day - Friday 2nd June

Friday 2nd June is a Staff-Only Day. Teachers will be attending the LoopEd Conference in Wellington.

Barbershop - We're off to the Nationals!

Huge congratulations to the PC Barbershop groups who are off to the nationals!

'40 Years On' Photo - Monday 29 May

We're planning a whole-school photo on Monday!

Meg Dempster wins at National Eventing Champs

Meg Dempster claims the Dorothy Campbell Trophy at the NZ Pony Club Eventing Championships.

PC on the Radio

Listen to Paraparaumu College students on Coast Access Radio's 'College Spot'.

Senior Ball Photos

Rediscover all the magic of the PC Ball .

Pink Shirt Day - Friday 26 May

Wear pink on Friday for Pink Shirt Mufti Day - Gold Coin donation.

High Tea - Sunday 28 May, 10.30am

Help our Shakespeare actors, crew and supporters get to the nationals!