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Principals Greeting:

Welcome to Papatoetoe West School Website.

The welcomes below are indicative of our ethnic blends that make Papatoetoe West School so special.

We are a  large vibrant school that celebrates success.  Our staff and students are encouraged to be

proud contributors to both school and community. We espouse 'The West Way'. Values such as respect

and high expectations are paramount - we want our students to achieve to the best of their ability.

We value our close working relationsips with our families and wider school community and welcome

and appreciate the support we receive. We have a reputation for having well-mannered and behaved students

 Our students have pride in themselves and care for others.

We hope that you find this website helpful. It provides background information about our school.

We welcome your interest in our school and any questions you may have.



  Nau mai Haere mai.
  Kia ora tatou, e nga hau e wha.
  Teenaa koutou nga maatua me nga tamariki ma,
  kia haere mai nei ki teenei kura,
  ki te kawe mai te aroha,
  ki te mau mai nga whakaaro,
  Ka nui te koa me te aroha, mo to koutou kai ngakau,
  ki te haere mai, e pa ana ki teenei wananga,
  ki teenei kura a Papatoetoe West.
  No reira Teenaa koutou Teenaa koutou katoa.

  Welcome, Greetings to you all.   Greetings to all our parents and children. I am happy to see you all gathered here today in support of     Papatoetoe West School.  herefore Greetings, Greetings, Greetings to you all.



  Matou te faatalofa ma faafeiloai atu le mamalu i matua, alo ma fanau a lenei aoga.

  Welcome to all parents and children from our school.




TERM 1:  Monday 3rd February - Friday 17th April
TERM 2:  Monday 5th May - Friday  4th July
TERM 3:  Monday 21st July - Friday 26th September
TERM 4:  Monday 13th October -Tuesday 16th December


Anniversary Day 27th January
Waitangi Day 6th February
Good Friday 18th April
Easter Monday 21st April
Day After Easter 22nd April
ANZAC Day 25th April
Queens Birthday 2nd June
Labour Day 27th October
Christmas Day 25th December
Boxing Day 26th December


TERM 1, 2014:

Begins on Monday3rd February

 and ends on Thursday 17th April

Please have your child to school on time each day.

The school day begins at 8.55am sharp and

finishes at 2.55pm.

We have Stationery Packs available

at school with very competitive prices.

Purchasing from school means that your

child will receive the right books on their

list and also will save you the hassle of

queuing in line to buy your stationery.

We would like all children to have their 

books etc by Friday 14th February.