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Principal's Message

Kia ora - Namaste - Talofa lava - Talofa ni - Malo e lelei - Kia orana - Fakaalofa lahi atu - Ni Hao and warm pacific greetings to you all

Welcome to our school!

We are a vibrant, thriving community in the heart of South Auckland.

At Papatoetoe West we believe that every child can experience success in their schooling and what this looks like will be different for every child. Our approach is to provide a broad curriculum with rich and meaningful learning experiences. We show commitment to our vision of E tu Kahikitea - Together we strive for growth through learning, by working with whānau and all key stakeholders to support our ākonga as best we can.

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What's happening at Papatoetoe West School?

Upcoming Events in July

Fri 26


26 Jul 2024

Wed 31

Preschool Meeting

31 Jul 2024

Latest Notices

House winner!
4 Jul 2024

Kia ora, 

The winning house for this term is Tui (blue) house! If your child is in Tui house they have a free mufti day tomorrow. 

Please encourage them to wear blue (but not compulsory). 

All other students to wear uniform as normal. 

Thank you!!! 

2 Jul 2024

Kia ora e te whānau, 

It's still not too late to book a parent/teacher interview for this afternoon or tomorrow. 

A reminder that interviews are not necessarily held in your child's class. Locations are as follows: 

- Year 0-1 Te Kakano 

- Year 2- Within their classrooms 

- Year 3/4- in the hall 

- Te Putiputi, R2 & 3- in Te Putiputi 

- Te Puawaitanga, R4 & 5- in Te Puawaitanga

- Enviro- no booking necessary, just pop by the hall! 

- Art & Music- no booking necessary, just pop by R6! 


Also, we'd like some feedback on our communication and attendance initiatives. Please click the link below or drop by the office today/tomorrow! 

You will go into the draw to win a prize! 




Band performance tomorrow
30 Jun 2024

Friendly reminder that if your child is in the band that they need to bring their instrument tomorrow for the assembly performance. 


Supporters and Sponsors

Parents, please support our local businesses

New World Papatoetoe Good Seed Trust NZ Plumbing limited Papatoetoe Cosmopolitan Club A1 Safety & Packaging NZ Ltd Cathy Mei RayWhite DAD: Daclan Accountant Prisca Dental Centre Papatoetoe KIDS Early Learning Centre
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